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Justin Song

Justin Song is a Senior Research Analyst at ValuePenguin. He was previously a corporate strategy associate at IBM. His primary focus is currently in small business debt financing and he works with business owners on a daily basis to help them grow their business.

Other Articles By Justin Song

How to Secure Funding for a Small Business

Entrepreneurship | Financing | SBA Loans

Nearly every small business requires financial assistance. From purchasing real estate and equipment to hiring employees, very few business owners have the capital to fund their businesses on their ...

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July 02, 2019

Use Equipment Loans Today to Boost Your Business Tomorrow

Entrepreneurship | Small Business

What are equipment loans? As you might have guessed, equipment loans are loans dedicated to helping business owners purchase the equipment they need to carry out necessary business practices. ...

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June 20, 2019

Emerging Small Business Tech Trends of 2019

Entrepreneurship | News and Media | Small Business

The only constant in the digital world is that there's change—and in 2019, it's only accelerating. The way people search online and respond to marketing is changing at a rapid pace. But how can ...

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May 23, 2019

Break Through These 5 Common Mistakes for Small Business Owners

Client Stories | Entrepreneurship | Lifestyle

All entrepreneurs know that when you start your own business, you will make mistakes. Both mistakes and failure are inevitable. Whether it is your first business you're starting—or your ...

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April 29, 2019

Top 3 Small Business Trends and Lessons From 2018

News and Media | Small Business

Three business trends emerged in 2018 that every business, whether a startup or established, should know for 2019. By taking advantage of these opportunities, you can position your business for ...

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March 05, 2019

Top 5 Start-ups of 2018 and What You Can Learn from Them

Entrepreneurship | News and Media

It shouldn't be surprising to any business owner when they see that half of all business fail within five years. Launching a business is incredibly difficult, and the countless number of challenges ...

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January 24, 2019

4 Ways You Can Take Advantage of Brick-and-Mortar Locations

Rollovers for Business Start-ups | SBA Loans | Small Business

It's no secret e-commerce has had an impact on brick-and-mortar businesses, and you can point to its growth in annual sales as proof: a steady 17 percent increase in annual sales year over year. ...

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December 27, 2018