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About Lauren Coppolone

Lauren Coppolone is the Marketing Coordinator at National Business Capital & Services. She enjoys keeping the marketing team organized and on track! Lauren is proud to work for a company that provides resources to small businesses to help them achieve success.

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 isRead More

[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 expensiveRead More

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 inRead More

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 stellarRead More

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 giveRead More

5 Small Business Tax Compliance Mistakes to Avoid

Dealing with taxes on top of everything else you handle as a small business owner can seem overwhelming, and deadlines have a way of sneaking up on you when you’re busy. Because of this, it’s easy to make common small business tax mistakes and put yourself in a position where you could face penalties fromRead More

What’s the Minimum Years in Business for a Startup Business Loan?

You’re ready to get your business off the ground, but you need funding to bring your ideas to fruition. Can you qualify for a startup business loan? Surprisingly, the answer might be no. Many “startup loans” have a minimum time in business requirement, as lenders are often wary to fund younger companies. Having a fewRead More

Driving Leads to Your Small Business Using a Podcast: Step by Step

Among the 22 percent of U.S. podcast fans enjoying episodes on a weekly basis, the average listener subscribes to six of the 700,000 currently active shows. Avid listeners love podcasts because they’re easy to download and consume while driving, working out or taking care of chores. For companies, podcasting is an inexpensive way to reachRead More

Answering Services Your Business Can’t Be Without in 2019

With today’s focus on social media and mobile solutions, you might think most customers get their first impressions of your company online. Surprisingly, though, the old-fashioned phone still ranks as one of the top five sales tools for businesses, which makes a positive call experience a critical part of your customer service strategy. Good serviceRead More

How to Always Pay Employees (Even When You Can’t Swing It)

Trying to keep on top of small business payroll is a common struggle. A survey by Intuit showed 32 percent of small business owners have trouble covering expenses, and this can lead to some serious consequences. Business owners failing to pay their employees may be subject to fees and penalties, or even lose their licenses.Read More

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