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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Jan 29, 2021

Seth David is owner of Nerd Enterprises, Inc., a successful business consulting and training company specializing in QuickBooks Online and other business productivity software. His unique style and personal touch has helped him develop a worldwide audience in excess of 100,000 people consisting of small business owners, consultants ...


During the show we discuss:


● Nerd Enterprises with business consultations and training

● How social networking tools help with your career

● Strategies for conducting training online

● Tools for accounting

● When a business accounting professional is needed

● Quickbooks Online

● Functions of Quickbooks Online

● Pros and cons of payroll in Quickbooks Online


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Jan 28, 2021

Brad Sugars came from humble beginnings but is now a self-made multi-millionaire, the founder of the global business coaching franchise ActionCOACH®, an international business speaker, author, and entrepreneur. Sugars has written 16 business books. His ActionCOACH® team works with tens of thousands of business owners in more than 70 countries. Sugars straight-forward Aussie style has branded him as a leader that will tell you what you need to hear, not necessarily what you want to hear.


During the show we discuss:


● Secrets of growing a business

● Common reasons for business success

● Factors that affect a business’s success

● Powerful and proven strategies to reach business goals

● Planning for business’s success

● How  innovation helps in the time of a pandemic

● Pulling Profits out of a Hat

● Power of Exponential Growth

● Maximizing the power of exponential growth

● Disciplines to adding zeros

● A most important aspect of the discipline of strategy

● How strategy discipline different from business development

● Reasons why you need a business coach

● Benefits of hiring a business coach

● Qualities you need to look for in a business coach


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Jan 28, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  The ins and outs of your bank account for business
✅  How a bank account for business can make all the difference when it comes to getting approval for a loan
✅  Other benefits associated with having a bank account for business only
✅  How having a bank account for business increases findability
✅  Why it matters which bank your business bank account is held at
✅  How the date you open your bank account for business can make a huge difference in approval odds
✅  How to open a business bank account the right way

✅  Why it is important to watch how the business name is listed on the account…

✅ well as everywhere else

✅  Everything about bank ratings…

✅  ...and how they can affect your ability to even get a bank account for business use

✅  What affects your bank rating, and how to make sure your have a good one

✅  How your ChexSystems report can affect your ability to get a business bank account

Jan 26, 2021

Alexis Schomer is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for solving problems through innovation.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, she graduated from California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, where she co-founded her first tech start-up. Alexis has been recognized for her passion and hard work as a business owner by the City of Santa Barbara, the Camarillo City Council, California State Legislature, and the US Congress; and was awarded the Emerging Business Award by the Spirit of Entrepreneurship Foundation. She is a frequent speaker at educational and motivational events, publishes articles across various disciplines, and is a consultant for marketing and business practices in addition to running Simply Branded.


During the show we discuss:



How SEO help businesses

Relationship between SEO and SEM

Different types of SEO

Good SEO strategy

White hat SEO techniques

Effective SEO strategies

Tools to use with SEO

Predicting the success of an SEO strategy

Measuring SEO success

What affects SEO ranking

Keyword research

Conducting keyword research

Where to put SEO keywords

Link building and why it matters

SEO factors that are not in your control

Black hat SEO practices to avoid

Qualities to be effective in SEO


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Jan 25, 2021

George Couros is currently an “Innovative Teaching, Learning, and Leadership Consultant”, speaker, as well as the author of “The Innovator’s Mindset” and “Innovate Inside the Box.”  Formerly, he was the Division Principal of Innovative Teaching and Learning with Parkland School Division located in Stony Plain, Alberta, Canada, and have over 20 years of experience as an educator.


During the show we discuss:


● How learning changed over time and in the time of the pandemic

● Getting into the education field

● How innovation helps individuals in the future

● The innovator’s mindset

● Importance of “mindset” in learning

● Develop innovator’s mindset through remote learning

● Skills for innovation


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Jan 22, 2021

Falicia Fracassi, is a creative entrepreneur who owns a chain of beauty boutiques that specialize in eyelash  extensions, eyebrows, Botox and she also owns a blow dry lounge. She is also the evening host @WDKX The Quiet Storm which talks about relationships, love, family, and business. Falicia has been featured on Amazon Style code live, Black Enterprise, Cosmopolitan & Essence magazine...


During the show we discuss:

● Getting into radio

● “The Quiet Storm”

● How social media helps business and career

● Starting your business

● Pros and cons in having a business

● Preparation before starting a business

● Tips and tricks to a successful business

● Importance of building relationship with customers

● What is there anything new you are working on?


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Jan 21, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  How SBA loans work

✅  All about SBA loan eligibility

✅  Details on all of the SBA coronavirus funding options…

✅  … including Economic Injury Disaster Loans…

✅  … and SBA Express Bridge Loans …

✅  … and the SBA Debt Relief program

✅  How preexisting borrowers can defer payments for six months

✅  How SBA Lender Match works

✅  Details on traditional SBA loans…

✅  … like the SBA 7(a) loan…

✅  … and including the SBA CAPLines program

✅  How the SBA Express program can help you

✅  Plus information on SBA 504 loans…

✅  … and how SBA microloans could be just what your business needs

✅  Plus how Credit Suite can help your business choose and get SBA loan alternatives

Jan 20, 2021

Nick Fredrick is an experienced operational and technology leader with a deep focus on enhancing customer relationships and improving internal processes. Nick’s expertise brings clients improved revenue and reduced expenses while implementing systems that scale faster and with greater stability.


The relationship with the consumer has never been more important for subscription businesses. They expect immediate and consistent experiences that delight. With companies like Netflix and Dollar Shave Club leading the subscription revolution with homegrown solutions, Rebar is stepping in to give a competitive leg up to high volume subscription businesses in the streaming, monthly box, and insurance sectors – allowing them to customize like a homegrown solution and avoid getting locked into a vendor that doesn’t scale.


During the show we discuss:


● Subscription model

● How subscription businesses work

● Why businesses should consider a subscription model

● Subscription business ideas to start in a pandemic

● Why transaction recycling matter to a subscription business

● Pitfalls to avoid when setting up a subscription business

● Can any business transition into a subscription business?

● Starting a subscription business

● Growing your subscription business

● Things to consider when starting a subscription business

● Testing the effectiveness of a subscription model

● Best practices for a subscription business model

● Having a product-market fit with a subscription model

● Best ways to save the relationship for customers who are about to cancel


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Jan 19, 2021

After a successful technology career in Silicon Valley, Sean OToole purchased and flipped over 150 residential and commercial properties. He exited the market in 2006, right before the credit bubble burst.

Combining his technology and real estate experience, Sean launched ForeclosureRadar in 2007. ForeclosureRadar was quickly recognized as the nation’s best foreclosure information source, growing to help tens of thousands of real estate professionals prosper in an otherwise devastating market.

In 2013, Sean launched PropertyRadar, expanding beyond foreclosures to create a property data and owner information platform that powers thousands of investor, real estate professional, home service and other property-centric businesses. More than just a data company,  PropertyRadar levels the playing field by giving small businesses the same opportunities found in public records that big businesses have long enjoyed.


During the show we discuss:

● Investing in real estate during a pandemic

● What foreclosures will look like after the COVID epidemic

● How foreclosures have changed since 2008

● How it’s easier to stay in your home now more than ever even when you miss payments

● Which is better: Residential or commercial investment

● Where to learn or study real estate investing

● Getting insider details on properties before you buy

● Tapping into an auction and public record data to thrive in real estate investing

● Getting property records to market and grow in investing

● Getting loan and mortgage data for hyper-targeted marketing

● Easily locating other flippers who can be mentors

● Why you need a mentor to grow faster

● Following other investors to see their history of success

● Helping others and profiting during times of change


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Jan 18, 2021

Joe Killinger has been an active member in the real estate industry for many years, Over the years he has been an Agent, Investor, Syndicator, Founder and Operator of companies as well as properties he invests in. He currently helps others get started in real estate investing or becoming a commercial real estate agent


During the show we discuss:


● Entering real estate

● The state of the real estate economy 

● Why start investing in real estate

● Investing in real estate in a global recession

● Stock market vs. real estate investing


● Should banks diversity loans into equity and debt

● Tips for beginners

● Getting started in real estate investing

● Investing in real estate with no money

● How a mentor can help you manage your investment/s

● Finding a mentor for guidance


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Jan 15, 2021

Joshua Jenson AKA JJ the CPA has over 27 years of public accounting experience. He is the managing partner of Jenson & Company, which he founded over 23 years ago. 

He has over 52,000 subscribers on YouTube with over 6 million views on his YouTube channel along. He has published 2 books: The latest is “Cracking the CPA Code...


During the show we discuss:


Entering the world of accounting

Do you think software has been a disadvantage for CPAs? 

How Youtube community affect a career

PPP forgiveness tax adjustment

PPP and its advantages

The biggest misconceptions of forgiven PPP loan

Filing a PPP loan

Available stimulus programs

Tips to face financial crisis during a pandemic

Prediction of tax law changes going into 2021


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Jan 14, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  How business insurance is a must for every kind of business

✅  Get business insurance explained

✅  The various kinds of commercial insurance out there…

✅  … and what sorts of business accidents, catastrophes, and conditions they cover

✅  Find out how business insurance can save your business …

✅  … and it can even help preserve family finances

✅  How business insurance may help you get more clients…

✅  … and it may be a requirement for certain government contracts

✅  What the SBA thinks about business insurance

✅  The connection between business credit and business insurance

✅  The ins and outs of various business insurance coverage types

✅  How little it can cost you to protect your business and your family…

✅  … and how good business credit can even help your business get better insurance terms and rates

Jan 13, 2021

Maceo Jourdan is a serial entrepreneur with two decades of building businesses by creating great products and great marketing.  


His experience spans a wildly eclectic mix of practical real-world experience from the US Army to the cut-throat world of electronic trading.  


An early pioneer in computerized trading, Maceo built one of the earliest high-frequency trading systems for the S&P 500. When "pay per click"  marketing platforms burst on the scene he translated his work into massively successful automated systems for Google and, later, Facebook,  Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. 


During the show we discuss:

● Starting a business while at home

● Pros and cons of creating a business at home

● What does it take to get started?

● Increasing productivity while working at home

● How not to fail with your business

● Factors that will surely cause your business to fail

● Common business owner’s mistakes

● Skill-set required to create a successful business strategy

● Good business strategy

● How to grow and scale your business

● Marketing techniques to follow when starting a business


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Jan 12, 2021

Jeff Bermant is the founder of Cocoon MyData Rewards™, an app that pays users cash just for sharing their online data anonymously. 


For years, browsers and search engines have been collecting your data making billions of dollars selling it. With so many people being left out, I thought we should do something. Cocoon MyData Rewards™ helps users sell their online data easily and anonymously. Now you can decide, whether to cash in on the sale of your anonymized data or keep that data completely private.


This time giving users control over their data with an unprecedented way to monetize that data anonymously. MyData Rewards™ is an industry first, enabling users to cash in on a billion-dollar business of online data monetization.


During the show we discuss:

● How companies get your data and sell it while you earn $0

● Taking control of your data

● How to make money with your own data

● How much data is worth

● How much is personal data worth on the dark web

● Do browsers or websites sell your data to third parties without permission

● How to stop companies to sell your data

● How tech giants monetize user data for their own big profits

● Reasons to start selling your data

● What is the data being collected

● Is it illegal to sell data

● Risks when sharing data

● Ways to sell your data

● How to start selling data

● How does a free app pay cash for your data

● Data brokers

● What data brokers do with your data


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Jan 11, 2021

Larry Forman has experienced all aspects of litigation from working with judges, prosecutors, and criminal defense attorneys throughout his career. He is recognized by Super Lawyers as a Rising Star for 5 years in a row, rated #1 DUI lawyer on Google in client reviews, and named Louisville Magazine’s Top Lawyer in his field, Mr. Forman has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of DUI law since he started his practice. He also runs a very active YouTube Channel: The DUI Guy.


During the show we discuss:

● Becoming the #1 DUI lawyer & a Rising Star Super Lawyer

● Growing your YouTube community

● Driving Under Influence (DUI)

● Deciding to practice on DUI cases

● Different DUI charges

● Every citizen should know about DUI cases

● What to do when charged with DUI

● Benefits of hiring a DUI Lawyer

● Breathalyzers and field sobriety tests


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Jan 8, 2021

Ron has a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. With a background in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM), Ron enjoys speaking with teachers and students at all levels to help spark a passion for STEM. After being featured on the cover of Black Enterprise Magazine and giving a TEDTalk at Purdue University, he has become a valued motivational speaker....


During the show we discuss:

● Developing your interest in bowling

● “Creating the Difference Bowling”

● Starting and growing Facebook and YouTube community

● Selecting a bowling ball

● Maintaining a ball

● Creating a difference in bowling

● Tips for a bowling beginner

● Starter competitions

● Common bowling injuries


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Jan 7, 2021

During this show, you’ll discover …

✅  How veterans are getting business cash

✅  Details on the SBA’s Military Reservist Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program…

✅  … and SBA Veterans Advantage Guaranteed Loans

✅  All about the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern program…

✅  … and SBA coronavirus disaster relief

✅  Plus where SBA microloans can fit in

✅  What the StreetShares Foundation is all about…

✅  … and how to qualify for the StreetShares Veteran Small Business Award…

✅  … and the StreetShares Female Founders Veteran Small Business Award Grant Program

✅  Details on veteran-friendly venture capital firm Hivers and Strivers

✅  How veterans can get collateral-based funding for their businesses…

✅  … including what you can use as collateral for business financing

✅  Plus we touch on more funding choices…

✅  … like merchant cash advances…

✅  … crowdfunding…

✅  … and angel investing

✅  Plus the details on the Credit Suite Hybrid Credit Line program

✅  And bonus information on veteran training programs like Boots to Business | Reboot…

✅  … and V-WISE (Veteran Women Igniting the Spirit of Entrepreneurship)

Jan 6, 2021

Echo Huang left China at age 20 to cross the ocean with nothing but $800 and the hope of achieving the American Dream. Her courage and dedication fueled her journey through the business world over the next twenty years, gaining experience working in financial planning firms of all sizes before venturing off on her own. 


Today, as founder and President of Echo Wealth Management with multiple designations such as CFP®, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license, and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter, Echo helps the country's top executives and entrepreneurs take the complexity out of their finances, giving them the confidence to follow their dreams and achieve their goals.


During the show we discuss:

● What it takes to own your financial freedom

● Common money problems to focus on

● Types of insurance to have

● Starting your wealth management plan

● Wealth management proven strategies

● Setting your monthly budget

● Savings goals

● How entrepreneurs think about personal wealth management

● Ways to improve financial situations

● Putting your savings on autopilot

● What makes a good financial portfolio

● Building your financial portfolio


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Jan 5, 2021

Ashley Crouch is the founder of Appleseed Communications.


Ashley's writing appears in, Forbes, The New York Times, and more. She has trained over 2000 people worldwide on visibility and publicity strategy. 


She is an international speaker on leadership, publicity strategy, and entrepreneurship. 


Ashley and her businesses have been featured in American Express OPEN,, Brit & Co, Huffington Post, and more. She was a Forbes Under 30 Nominee for 2017 in Social Entrepreneurship. 


She is the author of the #1 International Bestselling Book, Unknown To Unforgettable: How To Stop Playing Small, Land National Media Attention, And Position Yourself As A Power Player


During the show we discuss:


● How PR has radically changed post COVID in a way you must know about

● Pillars of building your personal brand

● Building a prestigious personal brand

● Leveling someone else’s platform to grow your own brand

● Writing a book and get a TED talk to improve your personal brand

● Why PR is about way more than just branding 

● Importance of business image

● Benefits of landing media attention

● Reasons why media is key to the business’s success

● Why entrepreneurs should focus on landing national media attention

● Common pitfalls that hold entrepreneurs back

● Things most publicists do wrong that cost clients time and money

● What does it take to land national media attention

● New principles of PR that get you in National Outlets

● How to develop a better storytelling skill

● Building powerful relationships with top brass media professionals

● Landing big publicity without a big-ticket agency

● What Rocket Reach is and how to use it to get in front of the right people 


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Jan 4, 2021

Mike Morse is the founder of Mike Morse Law Firm, the largest personal injury law firm in Michigan. Since the firm was founded in 1995, Mike Morse Law Firm has grown to 150 employees, served 25,000 clients, and collected more than $1 billion for victims of auto, truck and motorcycle accidents. Mike has received many awards and accolades, such as Super Lawyer’s Top Rated Lawyer and many more.  


During the show we discuss: 

● Starting a journey as an attorney

● Becoming a Top Lawyer

● Starting your passion for helping people

● Project Backpack

● How social media help to grow a  law firm

● Common personal injury cases

● What to do after an accident

● Why hire a lawyer

● Common mistakes Personal Injury Clients make


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Jan 1, 2021

Jason Carr is the creator of LaunchBox, the most-popular and most-featured frontend video game on Windows. LaunchBox has 500,000 users, the LaunchBox community continues to grow and continues to be a beacon of hope for landlocked gamers everywhere. 


During the show we discuss:


● Software development

● Growing your community

● Online Community

● How video games changed over time

● LaunchBox app

● Advantages and disadvantages of having video-game management and frontend software

● On-trend games

● Creating a community to play your game/s


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