Monthly Archives for July 2012

It was a very good month. Dig in. Every entry is a classic.

So are you ready to be interviewed on the radio?

More and more in today’s world we all have to be aware of and know how to deal with all sorts of different media, and it is important that we are as comfortable as possible in doing so as we will be sending out messages that others will pick up.

So you are going to be interviewed on the radio about your business, or at least about an aspect of it, so what should you do?

Where to go for funding when all you’re hearing is “No”?

So, you run a revenue generating business with strong growth potential based on a product or service that meets a specific need, in a sector that is growing. You and your team are keen to build the business but you need funding to take it to the next level. But that’s where you’re stuck. You’ve talked to the banks and they’re not playing ball. It seems it’s all in the balance sheet; they want to see robust sales with consistent growth. You can show the sales but, for various reasons, your running costs, margins and volume aren’t what they could be, so the balance sheet doesn’t look pretty and your growth strategy isn’t cutting it.