Multiple Computer Monitors: Advantages and Disadvantages

Posted in Apr, 23rd, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Are you looking to increase productivity in your small business? Some entrepreneurs and professionals find it helpful to have access to multiple computer monitors. This type of setup can potentially improve collaboration, productivity and even location flexibility. But there are also some potential drawbacks, from money and space constraints to the potential for distractions. If…

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Top 10 Business Credit Terms Small Business Owners Should Know

Posted in Apr, 23rd, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

As a small business owner, it is important to have an understanding of business credit terms. Similar to personal credit, business credit determines whether your company can be trusted by the way it manages money.  Like personal credit, business credit is a reflection of how well your company manages money. Why is business credit important? The…

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What Really Impacts Your FICO Score?

Posted in Apr, 23rd, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

For most small businesses, the owner’s personal credit score will be part of the creditworthiness decision when a lender evaluates your business loan application. As a result, it’s important for business owners to monitor their FICO scores and take actions that will help them build a strong personal credit history. These are five metrics used…

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4 Essential Tech Tools for Scaling a Small Business

Posted in Apr, 23rd, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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Many ambitious young businesses aspire to become the next startup success story. While few businesses experience major growth overnight, learning to manage an organization that’s expanding at any measurable rate is no simple task. Many businesses simply fall short of aligning their operations to scale properly. A scalable business is one with the ability to…

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Saving for Retirement

Posted in Apr, 16th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

Did you know that 40% of small business owners are not confident they’ll be able to retire before age 65? Our latest infographic, “Small Business Retirement: Investing in Your Future” explores why small business owners are not saving for retirement – and why they should reconsider. Entrepreneurs aren’t saving for their own retirement A shocking 34% of…

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Does My Age Matter When I Apply for a Business Loan?

Posted in Apr, 16th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

There are a number of factors that impact your ability to get a small business loan, but your age isn’t one of them. That said, your business’ age and the age of your business credit profile domatter. Most lenders are trying to answer a couple of really important questions: Can you repay a loan? This is why lenders look…

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Liability Insurance for Freelancers

Posted in Apr, 16th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

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It’s sad, but true: we live in a lawsuit-happy world. That’s why liability for business-related lawsuits is one of the biggest concerns for small business owners. And freelancers aren’t left out; they need to obtain adequate coverage, too. Otherwise, they risk financial ruin if they get sued. What Is Liability? Liability means being legally responsible…

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10 Tech Tools Your Business Should Start Using Right Now

Posted in Apr, 16th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

In today’s world, your business might experience unprecedented growth virtually overnight. A viral video, a well-positioned ad, a successful presentation at a conference — all could contribute to a sudden influx of customers. The question is: Are the tools your business relies on robust enough to handle it? Below, we’ve compiled 10 essential apps that…

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Direct Mail is Hot Again. Here’s How to Use It

Posted in Apr, 9th, 2019 Marketing, News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

From Glossier to Quip, a variety of hip new companies is targeting millennials with…mailers? From postcards to catalogs, “hot, digitally savvy, direct-to-consumer” brands including Casper, Harry’s, Wayfair, Rover, Quip, Away, Handy, and Modcloth have all started targeting customers via direct mail, Voxnotes. Here’s why direct mail is hot again and how your business can use it…

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How to Transfer Assets to Your LLC

Posted in Apr, 9th, 2019 News & Views by AMAC Small Business Solutions

When you form an LLC, you will need to transfer assets into the company in order to properly capitalize the business. If you have business partners, they too will contribute assets in exchange for an ownership percentage. Capitalization is critical to your LLC. Bank loans are nearly impossible to receive for business owners with no…

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