As inconceivable as it may sound, women entrepreneurs needed a man to co-sign their business loan up until October 25, 1988; that is a mere 30 years ago. The absurdity of this practice is highlighted in a case where a divorced woman who didn’t have her husband present had to have her 17-year-old son co-sign…

If you thought the use of chatbots was confined to larger companies, think again! According to research by Think Relay, which used data gathered by NerdyData, companies with less than 250 employees employ chatbots most frequently, with firms with just 1 – 10 employees, making up approximately 40% of all businesses with a chatbot. Dubbed…

What lenders offering small business loans want is no mystery. Do your research and know the lender’s qualifications and requirements prior to applying. Compare different lenders and loan types. Look at the minimum criteria required as each lender will have different practices Even when applying for a small business loan, a personal guarantee and collateral…

The global manufacturing market has experienced a myriad of changes in recent years. Particularly in the U.S., automation, offshoring and technology have made a major impact on manufacturing businesses of all sizes. Manufacturing Trends Here are some facts and statistics that illustrate these prominent industry trends. Manufacturing Market Size The median annual revenue for manufacturing…

A little over three years after its launch, Zoho Inventory becomes available on your mobile device with an all-new Android App. The 28th product release under the Zoho umbrella, Zoho Inventory was launched in 2015 and is a boon for small businesses. Zoho Inventory App According to Zoho, the new app will handle the order and warehouse…

You might recognize Mike Lindell as the inventor of MyPillow, the popular pillow brand that manufactures quality products in America. Lindell has actually run multiple businesses throughout his entrepreneurial journey. He’s also dealt with various issues ranging from addiction to faith throughout his experience. Through all of those ups and downs, Lindell has learned many…