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Can An Increase In Cosmetic Surgery Open New Markets For You?

November 13, 2013
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As reported by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, cosmetic surgical procedures have increased more than 3 percent in the past year, with approximately 1.7 million procedures performed in 2012*. This may not appear to be a drastic rise, but considering that in the past 16 years the number of cosmetic procedures for women […]

Don’t Throw That Deal Away, Factor It

September 3, 2013
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As we start off our first blog post in Merchant Processing Resource, I’d like to talk about a deal that we just got a factoring line for: A landscaping company came to SFS because his business was starting really to take off and was beginning to get large contracts to provide masonry and landscaping work. […]

Factoring Construction Deals: It’s not impossible

April 18, 2013
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Being my first post in the Small Business Corner, allow me to introduce myself. My name is Steve Ontiveros and I’m the founder of The Factoring Place. I’m good at finding the right factoring company for my clients based on their unique situations. Factoring and MCA really aren’t that different. Each company seeking a merchant […]

A New Approach to Providing Employee Feedback for Small Business Owners

January 22, 2013
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Sometimes you just can’t figure out how to deal with employees. Take Rebecca your receptionist. She’s excellent with clients, knows exactly what calls to put through and when to take a message, dresses professionally, and gets along with everyone in the office. She can juggle answering multiple phone lines while greeting multiple clients with ease, […]

Strategic Funding Leads Investor Group to Acquire Assets of BankCard Funding

August 8, 2012
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For Release on MPR: New York, NY – August 8, 2012. Strategic Funding Source, Inc., announced that it has led an investor group in the purchase of the assets of BC Funding, LLC, doing business as – BankCard Funding (BCF), through an Article 363 auction process of the Eastern District of the US Bankruptcy Court […]

Smart Small Business Owners Have After Sales Strategies

July 27, 2012
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We all want to be successful small business owners. And that means being a Smart Small Business Owner. Part of being a Smart Small Business Owner (SBO) is understanding the importance of designing and implementing effective after sales strategies. SBO’s know that it really isn’t about attracting customers. Keeping that pipeline of potential customers flowing […]

Who Are You Really Dealing With?

August 23, 2011
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A long time ago, I did what every man has to do at some point in their lives (hopefully only once), plan my own wedding. Once the reception hall was booked, I assumed the job was 90% complete. My wife proved that theory wrong and before I knew it, we found ourselves in a wedding […]