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Cash Flow

How to Get the Working Capital You Need to Grow Your Business

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Small business owners understand the dilemma rapid growth can bring. Business is booming, sales are up, but the funds to purchase inventory and supplies aren’t yet available. To scale, you need to get working capital to fulfill all the new orders flowing in. Because there are many types of working capital available, it can be daunting to choose a solution that’s best for your business. Bank loan? Invoice financing? Your personal credit card? You could. But the trouble with traditional…

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Restaurant owner couple smiling as they have successfully managed their small business cash flow.

Cash Flow Management Tips For Small Business – Behalf

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According to Dun and Bradstreet, more than 90% of small business failure is accredited to issues with cash flow. The magnitude of this number is enough to scare any potential entrepreneur. What can you do to ensure you’re not within the 90%? Cash flow management explained Cash flow management means being aware of every inflow of cash, as well as every outflow. Good cash flow management means your small business has greater cash inflow than outflow. Maintaining a high inflow…

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How Lowering Your DSO Improves Your Cash Flow

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Many business owners, especially with well-established businesses, prioritize other aspects of your business ahead of cash flow – because cash flow isn’t necessary your greatest pain anymore. But cash flow isn’t just about expansion, the lifespan of your business can actually depends on it. According to Dun and Bradstreet, poor cash flow is one of the main reasons 92% of businesses in the U.S. fail For example, take a look at how Blockbuster’s cash flow issues led to its decline: In…

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Cash Flow May Be The Biggest Reason Your Leads Aren’t Coverting

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The full article was recently published on Sales and Marketing Management. In a business’s life cycle, everything from attracting and retaining customers to meeting and beating prices can get in the way of long-term success. But a recent survey by the Corporation for Enterprise Development throws another factor into the mix that affects vendors in a big way: cash flow. Anywhere from 37 to 40 percent of businesses lack the cash to cover expenses at one time or another. As…

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Managing Cash Flow Problems When Big Customers Won’t Pay On Time

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By Rocky Brody April 29, 2015 Small Business What happens when a small bottle-cap manufacturer to Coke only has 30 days to pay their suppliers, but Coke suddenly turns around and demands 120 day payment terms? You guessed right – this causes cash flow problems for the small manufacturer. Coke, on the other hand, is unaffected. The industry standard is net 30 days payment, but big companies like Coke, Kellogg, and P&G don’t always play by industry rules. Giant companies…

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