Need Help Growing Your Small Business On A Tight Budget?

By: First Union


Need Help Growing Your Small Business On A Tight Budget?

Starting a business is hard enough, growing from there seems an impossibility for some. You have to hire employees, purchase equipment, go after new projects—and to do all of this you're going to need money. Most small businesses fail because they simply run out of the cash necessary to do what needs to be done to grow and thrive.

So what can you do when you're striving to expand and yet your budget doesn't necessarily accommodate such plans…Here are three things you might consider.

  1. Look for free alternatives. While yes, it might be nice to have the latest software, for instance, you might have to search for free or low costs options instead. And then as you get bigger and start to make more money, this is when you can invest in the higher end software packages. Platforms like MailChimp and HubSpot do have free plan options, and while it may not come with all of the bells and whistles, it works well in the interim.

  2. Get an SBA Microloan. The SBA is in business to help small businesses. That said, they work with lenders and various institutions to help smaller companies in need of funds. A microloan is a great solution in the short term, especially if you're looking for money for a specific project or are just trying to weather a downtime.

  3. Collect on Past Due Accounts. As a smaller company, you simply don't have the luxury of waiting sixty or ninety days to get paid. You need to get your clients to pay faster. You can do this by offering discounts and/or incentives. You might also try and outsource your accounts receivable collections.

At First Union Lending, we would love to help your small business grow. We specialize in funding for those companies who are looking to expand, launch a new product, hire more staff, pretty much any sort of project, we want to be on board! Call today and let's get started!

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