Small Business Blog

The Cheapest Way for Your Business to Ship

In order to deal with its massive debt, the United States Postal Service has just increased the cost of its services. You may have read about the price of stamps going up 1 cent, but that’s only part of the story. The prices of 15 separate shipping services have been raised, mea
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5 Secrets for Running a Successful Bar

People enjoy going to bars and nightclubs as a way to relax after a long day at work. Your bar is a place to unwind, to meet with friends, to watch the big game, and to meet that special someone. But keeping a bar or nightclub running is a much more difficult task than it seems, and b
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Win $50 from Principis Capital

Reminder: Win $50 Just By ‘Liking’ Us!

Just a reminder: we’ve got a great contest running all month long! January is all about starting 2013 off on the right foot. The new year is all about making resolutions to get in shape, kick bad habits, and turn their businesses around. But we’ve got an even better way to
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Read: How Women Entrepreneurs Succeed in the Midwest

The Huffington Post has just published a very interesting column from Lynn-Ann Gries, President and Chief Investment Officer of JumpStart, about the increasing success of female entrepreneurs in the Midwest. Getting your small business off the ground is as much about the environment y
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Introducing the Flex-Defined™ Daily Payment

Happy New Year from Principis Capital! Going into 2013, we wish you a year of great success! As always, we are looking for ways to serve you better.  We’re introducing a new payment method for our industry-leading merchant cash advances that will make it easier than ever to get
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Should My Small Business Try Daily Deals?

You may have heard about the popularity of daily deals sites like Groupon or LivingSocial and been tempted to get on the bandwagon, but is it the right move for your business? Sites like Groupon promise amazing things — like throngs of new customers who wouldn’t normally w
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The best interview questions you need to ask potential hires

Top 10 Interview Questions to Ask Potential Employees

 Your business has been doing well and you’re looking to expand your overhead. Congratulations! But how do you ensure that you’re hiring the most qualified candidates and not putting yourself at risk of an under-performing or difficult team member? As good as an applicant’s resume may
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