Winning Strategies for Web Retailers

The Internet can take a business’s marketing potential to a global level. The web, email and wireless technology bring together creative and technical aspects of design, development, advertising and sales that when properly executed can surpass the effectiveness of call center or retail models. In addition, the potential for value-added customer service truly is unlimited. … Continue reading “Winning Strategies for Web Retailers”

Marlin Business Services Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings and Declares a Cash Dividend of $0.14 Per Share

Company Release – 2/1/2018 5:00 PM ET Fourth Quarter Summary: Total fourth quarter sourced origination volume of $186.5 million, up 16.3% from the previous quarter and up 23.1% year-over-year 30+ and 60+ day delinquencies on total finance receivables improved from prior quarter to 102 basis points and 55 basis points, respectively, with annualized net charge-offs … Continue reading “Marlin Business Services Corp. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings and Declares a Cash Dividend of $0.14 Per Share”

Determining Your Capital Needs

Capital is money you use to finance the purchase of equipment, supplies and products. Working capital is money you use to cover the day-to-day operating costs of your business. You must consider both when determining your business’s fiscal needs. For any small business, potential capital outlays can include: ▪ buildings and facilities ▪ major equipment … Continue reading “Determining Your Capital Needs”

Securing Your Company’s Website

Your website is an important tool for attracting customers and prospects. Whether you use it as a virtual storefront or solely for providing information to visitors, it’s important to take prudent security measures to prevent the site from being compromised by hackers and online criminals. Website attacks can run the gamut from relatively benign vandalism … Continue reading “Securing Your Company’s Website”

Avoiding Losses and Ensuring Business Continuity Through Risk Management

Regardless of your company’s size, risk management is an important function. The aim of risk management is to identify potential loss-generating events and try to prevent them or at least mitigate the financial effects. Commonly associated with insurance planning, risk management also encompasses loss prevention and control to provide a holistic view of what can … Continue reading “Avoiding Losses and Ensuring Business Continuity Through Risk Management”

Streamlining Your Insurance Coverage with a Business Owner’s Policy

Almost all small-business owners require several types of insurance to address specific risks. Companies with relatively straightforward needs may be able to save money and time by combining their insurance needs under a business owner’s policy (BOP). By providing a package of insurance coverage, a BOP can help business owners blend property and liability coverage … Continue reading “Streamlining Your Insurance Coverage with a Business Owner’s Policy”