As an experienced Canadian credit reporting professional and a business man himself, Pat Drummond knows the challenges that small businesses face, and has learned from experience how to avoid common mistakes, which may eat up valuable time and money. Small businesses especially ones that are generally family-owned or those that have been operating for less than 2 years need access to credit. Here are 4 steps you can follow to build your business credit:
1. Establish a Business Credit Report
Every business starts with no credit score, and no credit history. Similar to your personal credit report, a business good credit profile can help your company grow and prosper. As you make connections to your business clients, you can start to build your working relations and credit profile. As the business expands and starts establishing it, approvals for loans will get easier. Read more
As 2013 is making way for 2014, it is vitally important for you to learn from your travels. I decided that I am going to tackle business fundamentals in order to enlighten those of you who are ready for 2014. We are going to start today. Yes, right now.
I have observed over this past year and made note of topics that people needed clarity in. I want to share with you, the key elements that will not only allow you to grow and follow the natural positive flow of your business. Your brand will be just where you envisioned it. But only if you actually DO what you learn. Read more
Upgrade your email system- here is how…
Email can be controlled. If you want it to be. As a business owner, before you hire someone to deal with your email, you need a system they can follow. There are a lot of systems, I just want to share the simple one I use to clear my inbox every day that I work. I don’t clear it daily because I take days off. Even if I am behind in work or behind in my goals. That’s a post for another day.
There are 5 things that need to happen with email
Delete- just delete the stuff you dont care about and are not going to read. Remove yourself from an email list that you find you are not really reading what they send over a month. It saves you the visual garbage and its saves THEM money, not paying to email you when you no longer wish to get them or read them. Read more