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Recover from a rejected loan application | OnDeck

Most small business owners don’t jump into their entrepreneurial dream because they are experts at financing a business. As a result, it’s not uncommon for a loan application to be rejected. Sometimes it could be […]

Efficient-Sales-Tactics | Ben Hyman Music for OnDeck

To run a business effectively and efficiently requires a lot of upfront effort. Efficiency demands processes, protocol, and forethought in every aspect of your business. This endeavor trolls through strategy, operations, marketing, your finances, and […]

Small Business Growth Strategies | OnDeck

Pursuing Smart Business Growth Strategies As a small business owner, I observed that my business seemed to either be growing or struggling—nothing ever seemed to remain in stasis or a constant state. Saying that isn’t […]

 Five Steps to Supercharged Results for the Change Agent Entrepreneur By Lisa Hendrickson You became an entrepreneur because you knew that you could do your thing better than anyone else out there. You knew that […]
End of Year Checklist for Small Businesses - OnDeck Blog

This time of year a lot of small businesses are in the thick of a busy holiday season, so time is precious. That being said, I think small business owners should follow the example of […]
Happy Small-Business-Saturday-Video-OnDeck

Last week (Nov. 25) was Small Business Saturday. Here at OnDeck, we take a commitment to supporting local small businesses seriously. If you’re not from New York City (where our HQ is based), you may […]
Managing Inventory for Small Manufacturers - OnDeck

Small manufacturers in the United States are thriving. Today, 98 percent of U.S. Manufacturers employ less than 500 people and 75 percent have fewer than 20. This gives these manufacturers the flexibility to set up […]
Ariele and Ty - OnDeck Blog Editors

Dear Readers, We hope you had a truly enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday. We wanted to take this Thanksgiving week to tell all of you how much we appreciate everything you do as business owners. You are […]
Cash Flow

Cash flow is the lifeblood of every business. Without cash, it’s hard to purchase inventory, pay employees, and ultimately keep the doors open. In fact, according to PreferredCFO.com, 82% of small businesses fail because of […]