Many small business owners are also one-person bands. Sole proprietorships are the most common form of businesses in the United States, representing 73 percent of businesses and more than 23 million people. If you’re a […]

Often summer goals seem to involve either getting your beach body back or arguing about who’s going to be the Grill Master this week. Consider adding this summer ritual to your repertoire and see your […]

As a small business owner, you may be uncertain about how to articulate your value proposition. You may even be unclear on the concept of just what a value proposition is. Simply put, a value […]
a good business plan | OnDeck

While you don’t need a business plan to run a business. Following a good business plan can mean the difference between achieving success and going out of business. Completing a written business plan actually doubles […]

Having spent 20+ years in a very seasonal small business, I came to appreciate what it takes to manage finances during the busy seasons, bridge the slow seasons, and budget for the year. Fortunately, we […]

Are you a change agent entrepreneur? What does that even mean? It means you’re ready to take your small business to the next level. Here are 5 thoughtful tips to grow your business from small […]
building small business strategy - OnDeck

Building a Business Strategy Thinking strategically and building a business strategy is an important exercise for all businesses—large and small. Unfortunately, many small business owners aren’t sure where to start, how a more strategic approach […]

 Five Steps to Supercharged Results for the Change Agent Entrepreneur You became an entrepreneur because you knew that you could do your thing better than anyone else out there. You knew that you could make […]
Short-term financing - all you need to know - OnDeck

  What is short-term business financing? Short-Term business financing includes financing with terms less than 24 months. Whether it’s a term loan or a line of credit, the best use case for a short-term loan […]