Seems like every time I start a new business, I start it at the bank. In the chair. In front of the loan officer.
Looking for a great business idea? Want a good laugh out of the millions that failed?
Yes, Virginia, bankers do have a secret book. Yes, it has answers you need to build your business, get a loan and more. But wait, it gets even better. Let me back up just a little.
If you are writing a business plan, trying to project your company’s financial future, or simply wondering why you aren’t making as much money as you want, you ought to be looking at your financial statements. Finding the good and bad in a company’s financial statement isn’t that simple, but it isn’t hard either.
That’s where the secret book comes in.
I’ve always wondered… what’s the value of a Tweet?
UPDATE: If you’re looking for a list of crowdfunding sites, you’ve found it! But please read all the way through the comments, as we have gotten several updates on new (and dead) sites. And for the new JOBS Act crowdfunding, please see my newest article on what you need to do to raise equity through crowdfuding.