Author: ty-kiisel

right loan for your business

Are you checking the right boxes when choosing financing for your business?   When business owners think of obtaining finance for their small business, they may think of going to the bank, friends, or family. […]
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 […]

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 2019 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, 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.” [...]