Meet-with-your-accountant - OnDeck Canada

For many small business owners, the relationship they have with their accountant is very transactional. In other words, they meet with their accountant at year-end to file their taxes; and maybe on a quarterly basis […]
Financial-Metrics-You-Need-to-Know

I don’t think I’m alone when I suggest, that like many small business owners, I didn’t jump into business ownership because I was really excited about small business bookkeeping or accounting. I knew it was […]

Small Business Loans Many small businesses rely on borrowed capital to fuel growth and other initiatives. Depending upon the nature of the business need, a business’ credit profile, time in business, whether or not the […]
Business-strategy-blog- OnDeck

Building a Business Strategy for 2018 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 […]
budgeting for the new year | OnDeck

Even if your business is not what is typically identified as a “seasonal” business, your business likely ebbs and flows with seasonal fluctuations—at least that’s been my experience over the last 35 or so years. […]
Cash Flow for Small Business | OnDeck

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 […]
4 Ways to 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 […]
Get-Smart-About-Your-Business-Credit-Profile | OnDeck

Today is Get Smart About Your Credit Day. As a small business owner, you don’t need to be a credit or finance expert, but in today’s world, it’s critically important that you have a strong […]
world-class sales team

Growing up in a small business, from my earliest days driving the delivery truck, filling customer orders, or sweeping the warehouse floor, my dad ingrained in me, “We are all salespeople.” [...]
effective operations

American small businesses are enjoying an overall positive uptick. As noted by Forbes, U.S SMBs entered 2016 with stronger sales growth, improved profitability and upward hiring trends. This [...]