Posts Written by Lauren Coppolone

About Lauren Coppolone

Lauren is the Marketing Manager at National Business Capital & Services. She loves cooking, interior decorating and holidays. She enjoys the outdoors, running and the beach. She values spending quality time with family and friends.

SBA Loan Forgiveness Program Resources & Updates For Small Business

To apply for the second round of PPP funding, click here. To learn about other flexible business financing options you may qualify for, click here. This post was last updated with new details about the second round of the PPP loan on February 3, 2021. As a business owner, you may remember when the Paycheck Protection Program…

How Does The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP Loan) Work?

To apply for the second round of PPP funding, click here. To learn about other flexible business financing options you may qualify for, click here. This post was last updated with new details about the second round of the PPP loan on January 27, 2021. Small businesses nationwide suffered financially as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.…

How To Find Your Business Line of Credit Maturity Date

In a pinch, small business lines of credit give business owners the cash they need to push through. It’s the perfect cash flow injection when your business is growing, or when you need wiggle room to make it through slow periods. As you go, though, it’s important to keep your business line of credit maturity…

How To Build Your Social Media Audience & Engagement During COVID-19

America’s small businesses are adjusting to the new norm of social distancing during the global pandemic. Many remain closed, or at the very least, partly operational. You may not be hitting your normal revenue targets, but that doesn’t mean you have to call it quits altogether. Stepping up your social media game during the covid-19…

4 HVAC Financing Options to Heat Up Your Summer Business

Summertime is rush time for your HVAC business! Before you know it, you’ll be running all over town handling all sorts of projects. From routine maintenance like cleaning dirty filters and coils, to more urgent requests, like broken parts. Sometimes, you need to explore your HVAC financing options to really heat business up. Are you…

Small Business Loans Map for New York City: Find the Best Deals

New York City is a vibrant, bustling location with a constant stream of visitors and plenty of foot traffic. Known as both a business and cultural hub, it’s a prime spot to establish your small business. You can both recruit top talent and establish a deep connection with consumers. But it’s not cheap. Cost is…

[Under $25] Holiday Gifts For Employees 2019: 15 Ideas That Your Team Will Love

Did you know 60% of employees value recognition over money? It’s something to keep in mind as you look for unique holiday gifts for your employees. Whether you’re grabbing a specific gift, or buying a generic one for a gift swap, it’s important not to overthink it. The best employee gifts of 2019 aren’t expensive…

How to Get More Cars & Trucks for Your Car Dealership Lot

Car buyers spend around 14 hours researching and shopping for vehicles before making their final purchasing decisions.  After all that time, the customers who walk onto your lot know exactly what they’re looking for. If you want their business, you need to be prepared to deliver. That means always having the most desirable vehicles in…

Why Are Banks Losing Market Share to Alternative Financing?

A trend that began in the recession of 2008 and 2009 continues to influence where companies apply for – and ultimately get – small business loans. During a time when business owners needed money to push through the economic dip, banks were also facing difficulties and became increasingly reluctant to lend to anyone without stellar…

The Cost of Hiring an Employee: What Are the Alternatives?

When your business needs more people to handle the workload and maintain high-quality customer service, hiring new employees seems like a logical solution. But can your budget handle the expense of hiring, onboarding, insuring and paying an expanded staff?  Sitting down to figure out the true cost of hiring is a surefire way to give…