All posts by Admin Capify

Jan 2015

Avoiding Your Own “Deflategate”: Improving Ethical Standards at Your Business

Deflategate—the accusation against the New England Patriots for deflating footballs during a game—is everywhere and there is no escape. Every major media outlet seems to have a spin on the story and you can’t go very far on the internet without seeing it. As the hold saying goes…if you can’t beat them, join them. Delfategate …

Jan 2015

Tips for Saving Energy At Your Restaurant

The winter can be a trying time for restaurants operating in a cold climate, with polar vortexes, blizzards and power outages being just some of the hazards restaurants face during the winter months. While weather threats and the costs associated with them are virtually out of your control, there is one thing that you can …

Jan 2015

New Tips for Pizzerias in 2015

Happy National Pizza Week! Here at AmeriMerchant, we all love a good pizza; it’s truly the universal dish that can be enjoyed by all. Nothing beats heading to a local pizza parlor with friends or family and splitting a big pie. This week’s pizza celebration has got us thinking about the importance pizzerias have in …

Jan 2015

New Year’s Resolutions for Small Businesses in 2015

Has your small business made any New Year’s resolutions? If not, it isn’t too late. The holiday buffer period between Christmas and the New Year is always a time of reflection for business owners, but it should also be a time for analysis and goal-setting. The harshest critic of any small business should be the …

Dec 2014

Last-Minute Holiday Tips for Small Businesses

A week from today it will be Christmas, and two weeks from today it will be New Year’s Day…see where we’re going with this? While the holidays are here and the end of the year is nigh, there is still time to ramp up your business and take full advantage of the final two weeks …

Dec 2014

Winter Is Coming: How a Merchant Cash Advance Can Help You Prepare

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Is your small business bracing for the upcoming winter? After seeing what happened in Buffalo the other week, it got us thinking about the potential dangers businesses will be exposed to in the following months. Small businesses owners, take note: the buffer period of foliage, flannel and turkey is now over. Winter is coming. Two …

Nov 2014

Getting Ready for Small Business Saturday?

  Black Friday and Cyber Monday always get most of the attention over Thanksgiving Weekend, but Small Business Saturday should not be forgotten. While Black Friday and Cyber Monday focus more on national, big-box retailers, Small Business Saturday aims to assist small, independently owned businesses. Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 to help small …

Nov 2014

How Retailers Can Win the Holiday Season

  If retailers think of the year as a track meet, then the holiday months are the final straightaway. Leading up to the holiday rush, small, independent retailers need to be doing everything they can to prepare for the busiest time of the year and while there are countless ways to do this, some are …

Nov 2014

Can my business get a loan without accepting credit cards?

Does your business not accept credit cards? As a leading provider of small business financing, we get asked a lot of questions about our working capital programs. But the question we tend to get asked the most is, “Can I get a loan even if my business does not accept credit cards?” The answer: Yes Just …

Nov 2014

How Technology Is Affecting Small Business Lending

Small business lending is a chameleon. Constantly changing, the small business lending landscape has gone through a lot of twists and turns since the dawn of the Recession, doing more 180s than Shaun White on a snowboard. Prior to the Recession, small business lending was mostly predicated on bank loans and outside investments, but all …