Net neutrality rules, which prevented internet service providers (ISPs) from favoring certain sites or content over others, have been repealed by the Federal Communications Commission. Any actual change from the repeal will come directly from the ISPs, and if they begin taking advantage of the rule changes, small businesses and entrepreneurs could be severely affected. [...]
How to Combat Slow Payments Do you have slow or late payments reported on your Dun & Bradstreet business credit file? These types of negative payment experiences can impact your business credit scores and ratings, which can affect your ability to get contracts, loans, investors, and more. We've created the infographic below to help business [...]
Manufacturing a Strong Business Credit File for Your Company Many manufacturers can benefit from building a strong business credit file. In fact, business credit is a lot like the products you manufacture – when you've created something strong and reliable, you'll attract more clients and customers. We've put together the infographic below to help manufacturing companies [...]
When it comes to tax preparation, it’s in a small business owner’s best interest to learn as much as they can about staying in compliance and meeting their tax obligations. Even though small business owners may deal with taxes through their in-house accountants or an outside accounting firm, having a working knowledge of tax preparation can still [...]
Understanding Your D&B® Credit Limit Recommendations Your vendors are running businesses, too. When you ask them to extend trade credit, borrowing is a business decision for you and lending is a business decision for them. Understanding what your vendors see when they check your business credit file can help you better plan and negotiate when [...]
Help Protect Your Business from Bad Debt When a client fails to pay an invoice, many businesses aren't left with a lot of options to collect what they’re owed. Suing a dishonest customer can be expensive, and business owners may not want to attract the attention and reputation that can come with a contentious lawsuit. Too [...]
Why Business Structure Matters The legal structure of your business can affect your role as the owner and your company’s credit rating. When you understand different business structures, you can select the one that makes the most sense for your company. Review the infographic below for more information on four common types of business structures: sole proprietorship, partnership, [...]
A clear, consistent credit policy can help businesses access new customers & manage risk. Learn what every entrepreneur should know about business credit.
Are you a farmer or goods producer who has been thinking about bringing your wares to your local farmers markets? If so, then you’ll be interested to learn that Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue proclaimed August 6-12 as National Farmer’s Market Week. Whether you've already up and running or just getting started, farmers markets can provide [...]
Protecting your business from natural disasters.