The Business Credit and Financing Show

The Business Credit and Financing Show is produced by Credit Suite and hosted by Ty Crandall, business credit expert and best-selling author of Perfect Credit and Business Credit Decoded. Each week we talk about the business growth strategies that matter most to entrepreneurs. Listen in as we discuss the secrets to getting credit cards, loans, and credit lines to start and grow your business, even when you think you can’t get financing at a bank. And enjoy as we talk with seasoned business owners, coaches, influencers, and industry leaders on a variety of business growth strategies from how to market, hire, scale, increase revenue and profit, and the nuts and bolts of running a highly successful business. Listeners leave every 30-60-minute episode with actionable information you can use to start, grow, and fund a highly profitable business.
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May 30, 2019

During this show, you will discover …


  • Fourteen AMAZING ways to get funding when conventional banks say no
  • Why the Standard Industry Classification and North American Industry Classification System see over the road trucking as a high-risk industry
  • How being in a high-risk industry can subject you to stricter underwriting guidelines…
  • …and why that means conventional banks are not a good place to look for funding
  • The details on fourteen separate online credit providers who will fund over the road truckers…
  • …and all the important details such as:
  • The kinds of financing they offer
  • How much is available
  • Minimal FICO score needed (if any)
  • Minimal time in business and revenue requirements (if any)
  • Whether startups are welcome
  • Whether a personal guarantee or collateral are required
  • The interest rates you’ll pay
  • How fast you can get funding
  • Where to find them online
  • And much more...
May 28, 2019

Mitch Stephen has been a self-employed RE investor for 20+ years. His real estate investing career started at the age of 23 when he read “Nothing Down” by Robert Allen. Mitch, together with his wife, Tommi, and his daughter, Shannon purchased their fair share of local houses. Their company, Independence Day, Inc., has bought and sold over 1,500 properties in and about San Antonio, Tx since 1996. This company specializes in buying distressed properties with OPM and selling those properties with Owner Financing.

The Stephen family-built wealth by purchasing very affordable homes, selling them for double the cost, and owner financing the sale by creating a note to their buyer. In 1991 the family made plans to keep their wealth and create “Forever Money” by acquiring Self-Storage and Boat Storage facilities primarily around Canyon Lake where they live in Texas. They started with 13 boat storages around the lake, and the storage business has grown to over 1,600 storage doors in 14 locations. Mitch has authored 3 books and offers online education, group coaching, and full on mentorships.  He’s also been named one of the top RE investors to follow on Twitter.

During this show we discuss…

  • How to make money fixing and flipping
  • How to have buyers do the fixing in fix and flips
  • How to Invest into storage units
  • How to raise rent by dollars and make tens-of-thousands
  • How to buy properties for 50% of their value
  • How to diversify your Real Estate Investing strategy
  • How to buy property and collect permanent rent
  • The pros and cons of investing in small apartments
  • How to make money off expensive homes
  • Using affiliate marketing to aid growth in your RE business
  • How to automate your Real Estate investment business
  • Finding a solid lender for your RE investments
  • How to get lenders to pay your marketing costs
  • Qualities of a professional deal finder
  • Benefits of having a professional deal finder for your RE business
  • Having a RE mentor or coach
  • And much more...
May 23, 2019

During this show, you will discover …

•Top secrets of building business credit that are PROVEN to work!
•How business and personal credit differ…
•… and how business credit can save your personal assets by creating a barrier…
•… between your assets and your business expenses
•How using business credit will save your personal credit utilization rate…
•… because if it goes too high, your personal credit scores will suffer
•How building business credit early helps your score…
•… and is a safety net if your business goes through hard times…
•… and gives you more opportunities to build a solid payment history
•How using business credit helps you with the IRS
•Where trade credit, revolving store credit, fleet credit, and cash credit all fit in
•How business credit can help you eventually get a bank loan
•How high business credit limits are…
•… and that there’s no personal credit check
•Where D&B fits in…
•… and why you need a D-U-N-S number
•Where business credibility fits in…
•… and how monitoring your business credit pays off
•The secrets of building business credit that WE KNOW WORK!

May 21, 2019

Imtiaz spent a number of years as a management consultant with a focus on growth strategy, digital expansion, market entry strategy and cost reduction. After 10+ years as a consultant he joined Dow Jones & Company, leading strategy and analytics in circulation marketing. During his tenure, The Wall Street Journal became the #1 newspaper in the US and delivered record revenue and profits, with circulation growing while the rest of the industry was shrinking. Imtiaz was then asked to join the B2B side of the business, where he was responsible for right-sizing the business and developing a new go-to market approach that involved a fundamental redesign of sale processes, analytics, and how products were sold. After leaving Dow Jones, Imtiaz led strategy and business development at The Children's Place where he delivered on a number of new growth avenues. After spending the last few years launching and then selling his own business, Imtiaz now runs his own consulting firm, Accelerated Growth Solutions, that’s specialized in helping companies experience aggressive business growth.


During this show we discuss…

  • How to identify if the strategy for your business is wrong
  • Ways to continuously update your business strategy without losing focus of your business goals
  • Knowing when your strategist are no longer compatible for developing your business strategy
  • Special skills and qualities to look out for when hiring people for your strategy team
  • The major challenges to developing a strategy
  • Games as a tool to addressing the flaws inherent in the strategy development process
  • How to avoid doubling down on your failing strategies
  • How to identify if your execution plan is faulty
  • Factors to consider when developing a strategy for your business
  • Ways to avoid execution disruption to ensure business growth
  • Ways aggressive business growth improves your brand’s name or reputation
  • Supporting diversity in opinion among your team members to ensure aggressive growth
  • Using disruptive growth to “revive” your business
  • How to turnaround your business in a declining market
  • Ways to reduce cost and not reputation or quality
  • How cost reduction aids a company’s growth
  • Some central touchstones to Imtiaz’s business growth strategy
  • How Imtiaz drives change across a large organization with operations in multiple countries and different stakeholders
  • And much more...
May 16, 2019

During this show, you will discover …

  • How a business merchant account will make you MORE money
  • What business credit is
  • How business legitimacy plays a part
  • Why business legitimacy matters
  • How to perfect your online listings for legitimacys sake…
  • … and also to help you in the event of a future online crisis
  • How to set up your phone and fax numbers for maximum legitimacy
  • How to get a virtual office…
  • … and tips on how to choose an office location if you need brick and mortar
  • How proper business bank accounts help…
  • … and why you want a business merchant account
  • Why you need to be consistent with the company name you put on all licenses
  • How to work with the IRS and what you need to know
  • Why you need a DUNS number to start the credit reporting process…
  • … and what to do with a DUNS number once you get one
  • And much more...
May 14, 2019

Monica Shah is a seven-figure business coach who helps entrepreneurs build businesses that support their ideal lifestyles. After receiving her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and working in marketing for L'Oreal Paris, Monica left corporate to start her first company – and then her second company, Revenue Breakthrough. Today, she takes her clients step by step through building, growing and expanding their businesses. She combines her business acumen with her intuition and healing abilities to help her clients get unstuck, eliminate self-sabotage and move through fear. She is also the author of Getting Rich: You're Doing It Backwards and Pause: 52 Questions that Lead to More Money and Time.

During this show we discuss…

  • The most important marketing activities
  • The role of social media in your marketing activities
  • How to get engagement on social media
  • How to build your sales funnel
  • The social media properties you need to be on
  • How to grow leads and sales at the same time
  • The one thing you should post daily on social to get the most engagement
  • How to build trust, credibility, and rapport
  • Why your brand details including colours, fonts, and more should be congruent
  • What types of marketing you should be doing now
  • How long you should anticipate it will take to convert leads to sales
  • Focusing on actions that make money now
  • Ways you can monetize your activities to breakthrough in your business
  • Where to find ideal clients relevant to your business
  • Why building relationships is so important and how to do it
  • Why running your business based on numbers is vital
  • How to create more revenue generating activities
  • The importance of consistency in business marketing
  • Why you shouldn’t term that business as failed!
  • And much more
May 9, 2019

During this show, you will discover …

  • How LexisNexis can transform your business by saving you time and money
  • Just what LexisNexis is
  • How they work with the Small Business Finance Exchange (SBFE)
  • How their analytics and unique identifier, the LexID, work
  • How LexisNexis can help businesses fight fraud, streamline processes, and increase their profits
  • How they help insurance companies determine risk…
  • … and governments adjust their mission strategies if they need to
  • How it helps financial services companies make credit decisions…
  • … and it helps reduce time for collections
  • How LexisNexis helps law enforcement agencies solve crimes faster…
  • … and healthcare organizations stay compliant and reduce risk
  • How they help any business convert sales faster with better data…
  • … and prevent fraud
  • … and evaluate risk
  • What sort of information they have on your business…
  • … and how you can always put your best foot forward
  • … and have the best possible record with them
  • How LexisNexis is much more than credit
  • Where to find pricing information…
  • … and how to contact them by phone or online

And much more…

May 7, 2019

Magnus Unemyr is a renowned author, global speaker and thought-leader in the field of marketing automation, with a particular focus on advanced integration, marketing with artificial intelligence, and how data and insights from Internet-connected devices can drive marketing automation logic. Magnus has spent the past 20+ years in the global software industry, focusing on marketing the Internet-of Things technology in the semiconductor chip industry. He co-founded an international software company that built and maintained a distributor network in 50 countries. He now concentrates his efforts on helping companies advance and grow their business by sharing his knowledge as an independent consultant. Magnus has published many popular books on Internet marketing, Marketing Automation, Entrepreneurship, Internet-of-Things and Artificial intelligence. His latest book, released 2018, is entitled ‘Data-Driven Marketing with Artificial Intelligence: Harness the Power of Predictive Marketing and Machine Learning’. Magnus currently resides in Sweden and is a sought-after speaker for seminars and conferences in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, throughout Europe and the USA. He’s is also the founder and author of the blog a leading source for marketing automation and AI.


During This Show We Discuss…

  • The newest trends with digital marketing
  • How AI is changing things with marketing
  • Types of AI that can really impact a business
  • Forms of automation in a business
  • 2019 trends with marketing automation
  • Benefits of social media automation
  • How business owners can start using AI in their business
  • How you can develop your own AI to help automate your business
  • How you can use AI to better gather prospect data
  • Using AI to organize data and provide insights
  • Chatbots in the digital market
  • The most effective ways to use chatbots
  • All about loT devices
  • Using data from IoT devices to drive marketing automation
  • Difference between basic and advanced marketing automation
  • Other developing technologies that will make big waves in marketing
  • And much more...
May 2, 2019

During this show, you will discover …

•How building business credit will lay the foundation for future success
•Just what business credit really is…
•… and why preliminary steps are vital to success
•Baking legitimacy into a company doesn’t just help you build business credit…
•… it also helps assure customers and prospects that you are the real deal
•How your full business name should include any recorded DBA filing you use…
•… and how important it is that it is listed consistently...
•… on corporation papers, licenses, and bank statements
•Where your business phone numbers and address fit in
•What your online presence has to do with getting initial credit
•How proper licensing matters…
•… and why keeping a separate bank account…
•… and keeping your balance high…
•… will help your business even beyond initial credit building
•How getting a D-U-N-S number from D&B is essential…
•… and why you want to get in the habit of checking your credit reports
•How the vendor credit tier can get you started building business credit…
•… and what the terms normally are
•Why you should always apply first without using an SSN
•And why you should NEVER put a non-SSN in a field requesting an SSN
•What true starter vendor accounts are…
•… the names of three to get you on your way

And much more...