Category: Starting a Business

Best Ecommerce Solutions for 2022

If you want to do business online you’ll need more than a website or social media accounts. You’ll need an online shopping solution so your customers can buy your products or services. That includes product pages so they can view what you have to offer, payment processing tools so they can make a purchase with their debit or credit cards, and shipping tools if you need to send a physical product.  Most small businesses don’t want to have to hire… Read More

Got Student Loans? What Small Business Owners Need to Know

On August 24, President Biden announced two things: Student loan payments are frozen through the end of 2022 and partial student loan forgiveness may be coming for millions of federal borrowers. This change could ease the burden of small business owners across the country who are struggling to pay off their debt and run their businesses.  You can run — and fund — a small business even if you still have student loan debt. Here’s what you need to know… Read More

How to Use Zelle for Small Business Transactions

Zelle is a peer-to-peer (P2P) digital payments network that transfers money between bank accounts almost immediately.Using Zelle for small business payments is a fast, free way to send and receive money.Many banks integrate with Zelle’s interface to make it easy to send money between bank accounts to pay for goods and services. Find out how Zelle works and why it may be right for your small business in this article from Nav’s experts. How Does Zelle Work? As a peer-to-peer (P2P)… Read More

What Are the Benefits of Financing Your Marketing Spend?

In 2012, Dollar Shave Club spent $4,500 on a 90-second YouTube video titled “Our Blades Are F***ing Great.” Thanks to the crude tone, it went viral instantly. Forty-eight hours later, the company found itself with millions of views and 12,000 new orders. As a small business owner, you already know how powerful marketing can be. But what if you don’t have the cash flow you need to fund campaigns? The good news is that financing can help. Let’s explore how… Read More

How to Make a Website in 5 Steps

In this digital era, having your own website is essential for most small businesses. They can amplify your brand, help you connect with old customers, and allow you to reach new customers. In fact, not having a website can make your business look archaic and out of touch. The good news is that establishing your online presence is easier than ever before. In this step-by-step guide, we cover everything you need to know about how to make a new website.… Read More

How to Start a Business: Everything You Need to Know

Small businesses are the backbone of the economy, and entrepreneurs are coming from various types of industries. Over half a million small businesses are founded every month in the United States, showing that it’s never too late or lofty to take a business idea and start a new business. However, understanding everything you need to know as a startup, from creating a business plan or coming up with a business name to identifying the type of business structure your specific… Read More