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7 Ways to Stay Calm & Keep Business Moving Forward


These days, we’re all a little frazzled, but that’s why it’s so important to relax and focus on the solutions more than ever. Yes, we’re all holed up inside our homes, many of us adjusting to the work-from-home mentality or wondering what our next career move will be. It’s difficult with such limited resources, but it’s not impossible. Now is the time to be creative in all aspects of life, because it is necessary. So, simple as they may be, here are some ways that you need to practice in order to have the mental strength to keep building your business or starting a new one!

Get Outside

Yes, it’s limited where you can go, but find a way to get in that sunlight. Maybe it’s a patio or porch, maybe it’s walking down your street, and maybe you could just take a long drive with the windows down until you find that remote spot where no other people are. Sunlight is so important for our health and our moods – and it feels so good. Schedule a sun-break for at least 30 minutes every day, to help keep your mind and energy charged. 

Get Your Body Moving

The gyms may be closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t use the space you are in. So many businesses now are promoting their at-home workouts, and they are easier than you think! Exercise creates endorphins, and endorphins make you happy. For best results, schedule your exercise sessions in the morning to start your day, and halfway through as a little pick-me-up. You’ll be glad you did! 

Distract Your Eyes from Social Media

We need a break from the social media craze every once-in-a-while. Give your eyes and your mind a rest by finding something else to look at. Books are a great example, but if you find yourself to ADD to sit and read, make something. Make food, make art – there are so many options. You will find that a little break from Instagram will allow your mind to sigh in relief. 

Listen to Music

Maybe you already listen to music all the time, but when was the last time you listened to throwback tunes? Bring some fun nostalgia into your day, let you mind drift to good memories, and sift back through the albums you’ve forgotten. Do it by decade, or by a time in your life that you associate with fun times. You’ll find yourself dancing around the house in no time!

Play with Pets

Many of us have furry friends living in our homes, and this is a great time to spend some quality moments with them. Normally life is demanding our attention from every angle, and we don’t get to spend as much time with our pets as we would like. Savor these moments, they will too. 

Call the People You Love

Turn the Netflix or remote working off and call someone you care about. Someone who will make you laugh, or that you haven’t talked to in a while. How often do we get the chance to slow down and catch up with people? Social interaction doesn’t just need to be in person. When our venues of connecting with others are limited, calling or Facetiming friends and family is a great way to stay connected. 

Start Dreaming Your Next Business Move

The best way to relieve stress is through creation. Finding a way to be creative and positively influence your future is a win, for sure. Dream up new strategies for your existing business, new campaigns, new products and services, new branding – or just dream up an entirely new business! Start the process of obtaining the funding to make your dreams a reality, you can call us at any time to find out what type of funding we can get to help you make those next moves. 

Thinking of Starting a Remote Business?

Of course there are more options, which we will share on our next blog, but the key is to start exploring now. Don’t just sit at home watching Netflix and letting this opportunity go by. If you have the dream, we can help you get the funding to take the next step. 

It’s becoming all the rage now, with people looking for opportunities and creating new business ideas. If you are one of the bright new entrepreneurs looking to weather this storm by building a strong boat, we can help you find funding options that are right for you. Why wait another moment?

Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584

5 Creative Online Business Ideas


While things may seem a bit glum business-wise, now is a better time than ever to discover your next business move. As we are all staying at home, working remotely when possible, this is the greatest opportunity to find a business that you can run online, whether to cater to the immediate needs or to have a place in the world once everything is running again. We have a few business ideas that you could start streaming your dreaming into now:

Webinar Series

People are a captive audience right now, looking for ways to spend their time. Why not become an educator? With a small investment into the equipment you need to film your series, you could start making your courses now and uploading them onto the web-platform you choose. Depending on your budget, you can also hire a professional to create your website, as well as finding someone to start marketing your webinar through social media or paid online ads. If funding is what you need to get this going, we are here to help!

Freelance Writer

Even with all the closures, the world goes on and businesses still need copy written for blogs, websites, and other marketing materials. If you have the experience, you can create (or hire someone to create) a website to host your work and act as a portal for businesses to access your skills. Market yourself through social media and paid ads et voilà, you can start connecting businesses with your services today. 

Set Up an E-Commerce Site

People are bored and stuck at home, and they are still looking at ways to bide their time. Find a product that you could create from home, or even drop-ship from another facility (like T-shirts) and create a website to host the products. If you have basic web knowledge, you can use Shopify to host your products, or you can even hire someone to do all that technical work for you. Need funds to start this project? We can help!

Self Publish a Book on Amazon

Have you been dreaming of writing or publishing a book, but never had the time to invest into that project until now? Get at it, start writing that book! With so many resources online, such as Amazon, it has never been easier to get that book published. If you can launch your book and get a few hundred sales in the first week, Amazon will take over and start promoting it for you. This way you can make some real money from it. 

Become an Ad Specialist for Facebook Advertising

So many people are using Facebook ads right now, more than ever. It’s how every business is surviving this crisis. What better time to be an asset, than now? A lot of old school businesses don’t know what they’re doing when it comes to Facebook ads. Even newer companies don’t have the time it takes to learn the ins and outs so that they get the most return on their Facebook ads investment.

Consequently, they’re looking for Facebook ad specialists to step in and do it for them. Luckily, this is something you can learn fairly quickly. Once you do, you can reach out to businesses and offer to help create profitable Facebook ads.

Thinking of Starting a Remote Business?

Of course there are more options, which we will share on our next blog, but the key is to start exploring now. Don’t just sit at home watching Netflix and letting this opportunity go by. If you have the dream, we can help you get the funding to take the next step. 

It’s becoming all the rage now, with people looking for opportunities and creating new business ideas. If you are one of the bright new entrepreneurs looking to weather this storm by building a strong boat, we can help you find funding options that are right for you. Why wait another moment?

Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584

10 Tips for Working from Home

With all that is going on around the globe right now, many have transitioned to working from the “comfort of their own homes”, and while that sounds like a wonderful concept prior to the experience, you may soon realize that it’s not as easy-going as it sounds. Working from home can bring about some new obstacles that threaten your productivity, especially when you are not used to it. Here are some things you can do to help foster your focus strength:

1. Have a Little Morning Ritual

Having a little ritual to transition you to your desk eases the jolt of starting work in the morning. When you are working at an office or another location, your body and mind have the luxury of building up to your optimal brain energy level. You need time to wake, energize and power up. 

The best way to prepare yourself for productivity is to plan your morning routine around setting yourself up for success, both mentally and physically. Fuel up with a proper nutritious breakfast, get your blood pumping with some exercise or stretching, and maybe even pump yourself up with your favorite tunes. Whatever it is, make it enjoyable and healthy – you’ll notice an immediate uptick in focus and energy throughout your day.  

2. Set Your Work Schedule

It doesn’t have to be 9am- 5pm. That doesn’t work for everyone, and depending on your business, it may not even be necessary. The most important thing is to find something that works for you at the most optimal time and make it consistent. Consistency is key. Routine is key. Getting into a groove is how you create a serious attitude about your work environment, and will also help to prevent you from overworking. 

3. Set Ground Rules for Interactions

Maybe you have roommates, maybe you have extra chatty neighbors, or maybe you just enjoy texting with your friends and family throughout the day. If it is getting in the way of your work and productivity, create boundaries. A great way to do this is to set your phone to a “Do Not Disturb” setting for certain busy hours, or turning your phone off completely if you don’t need it for work or have a separate business line. A little bit of light social contact is healthy when you are isolated from colleagues, but can easily get out of control if you aren’t intentional about it. 

4. Create Your Own “Water Cooler Break”

With that being said, it is important to have a little bit of conversation at designated periods throughout the day to converse with peers. It keeps you from feeling isolated, gives you an opportunity to vent and commiserate if necessary, and can also serve to share inspiration and keep you motivated. Your mind needs the little bit of social relief to keep from getting sucked into a dark work-cycle vortex. Allow yourself a little “Water Cooler Break”. 

5. Schedule Breaks

Breaks should be scheduled – with the exception of bathroom breaks, etc (we’re not trying to make you prisoners over there). If you don’t set guidelines for when you can take a break, it can quickly turn into many little breaks throughout the day, interrupting productivity. While you don’t want to stress yourself out or over work, you have to realize that you are your own main accountability partner. With no one else around to tell you to keep working, it’s easy to slip and play loosey-goosey with your time management. Have the conversation with yourself, set the expectations. 

6. Leave Home

Now obviously this means something a little different for the time-being, with our out-of-home options being minimized for safety reasons, but let’s get creative. It’s not healthy to stay cooked up in the house 24/7 (this goes for life in general), so make it a point to get outside in the sunlight. Take a walk around your neighborhood, take a drive with the windows down and the music up, or even find a friend who has a lovely backyard to take a break in or work out of for a bit. 

7. Get an Accountability Partner

This is important. Going back to our point that you are your main accountability partner, that is still true, but find someone that ideally is in the same situation as you (which will be much more common right now) and ask them to check in on you and vice-versa. Bonus points you can complement each other’s industries and provide a helping hand or advice to each other – after all, we’re all in this together. Having an accountability partner means that you are not alone. It’s easy to get caught up in the cycle, tune everyone out and ultimately burn yourself out. Take the measures to prevent the mental fraying, by seeking out a peer who will partner with you for mental stability and positive support. 

8. Look for Training Opportunities

Add value to your business or your role by discovering training opportunities. You can find these for free on YouTube and all over the internet, on podcasts and websites, and many companies offer these resources to their employees nowadays. If you are a business owner with a team, this is a great asset to search out and offer to your team. The learning process is ongoing and essential to the healthy growth of any business who aims to be successful. With these days leaving you possibly on the lookout for productive ways to fill gaps in your service, it is the best opportunity to invest time in resources and motivation for your team.

9. Be Positive

There are endless ways to keep positive, from funny memes on around your workspace, to uplifting music, and people. The bottom line is that you need to design your work environment to be full of inspirational and motivational elements. Colors, decor, quotes, music, photos…. If it lifts your spirit, it has a place in your space. 

We can always find a million reasons to get bogged down, feel blue or stressed, so be prepared to combat those moments with rays of sunshine, strategically placed where you will see them most often. 

10. End Your Day With a Routine

Having a ritual at the end of the day is just as important as having one to start it off, if not more important. This little ritual is something to look forward to and to celebrate the end of your day with. Maybe it’s something simple like a happy dance to a fun tune, or maybe you are saving a delicious meal as your own reward for making it through another productive day. Perhaps it’s a glass of Pinot Noir, and a call to your favorite person. Whatever it is, let it be a guiding light at the end of a tunnel. We all need one. 

All in it Together

Remember, in these crazy times, we are all going through it. Help each other out when you notice a need, and don’t be too proud to ask for help. We are a community. One of the reasons we love helping business to gain funding is so that they are able to get through the rough patches and grow into the light of success. If you have questions about what kind of funding you could gain access to to help grow your business or get it into a good place, give us a call. 

Thinking of Starting a Remote Business?

It’s becoming all the rage now, with people looking for opportunities and creating new business ideas. If you are one of the bright new entrepreneurs looking to weather this storm by building a strong boat, we can help you find funding options that are right for you. Why wait another moment?

Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584

Do Your Clients Feel Valued?

Transforming your customers / clients into lifelong relationships can be challenging, but it is the number one goal of any business. This isn’t even as complicated and tricky as it could seem – you just have to make them feel appreciated. Even when everything is going “right,” it’s important for a business’ success that customers truly feel valued, or they may move on.

The most difficult part is being able to show customers just how much they’re valued in a way that feels sincere instead of forced. To help guide you in the right direction of creating lasting relationships with your customers and clients, we have created a list of 5 ways to demonstrate sincerity and care for your clients.

1. Handwritten Cards

When is the last time you received an actual “Snail Mail” card? Most likely, it was from a close friend or relative, because it takes time, effort and actual care to sit down and write out a card, address the envelope, adhere the stamp and deliver it to the mailbox. 

Perhaps this task is a bit too daunting, but you still want to communicate that same sentiment to your customers / clients. There are automated card services like SendOutCards to send “handwritten” cards to your customers. With nearly all correspondence being digital these days, finding a handwritten card in your mailbox that says, “I value you” leaves an impact.

2. Speak From the Heart

Don’t be afraid to make your message personal. If you have learned personal details about your customers or clients, be sure to include them in your cards or correspondance. For example, if you know that one of your customers / clients are going through a personal loss, being able to add “I admire you” for their strength, or convey that “our thoughts are with you” is a small but significant way to let your customers know that you care. 

3. Talk About Shared Vision

Discover and discuss your shared vision with your clientes. This can include their long-term goals, biggest challenges and pain points, and then tie everything together with how you can specifically help them solve their problems and accomplish their long-term goals? Once you delve into your shared vision with your client and understand their business, they will feel valued as long-term business partners. 

4. Ask, Instead of Assume

Discover what your customers care about, what makes them feel valued and heard, and what they need for the relationship to thrive. Reaching out like this shows courage, vulnerability, integrity and respect. All-too-often, we assume that we have the answers to these questions, but communication is about clarification. It is also about the importance of communicating that you care enough to ensure clarity at all times. 

5. Honor Their Time

Honoring people’s time shows you value them. We find automation becoming more prevalent, and simple live interactions are disappearing, so it’s vital to impart value at every opportunity. For example, when you are on the phone, be empathetic: “I hear that you’re on your lunch hour Ms. Miller; I’ll take care of this immediately.” or in writing: “I appreciate that you need this document quickly—you’ll get a resolution or an update from me by End-of-Day today”. In any way that you can, let your clients know that you value their time. 

Numerous Ways

While there are numerous ways to express that you value your clients, it is up to you and your business to individually evaluate how to best communicate to your clients. The point is to personalize that expression as much as possible and let them know that they are valued. At the end of the day, your clients want to feel valued – not for their business – but as people. Taking the time to reach out in a way that is unexpected and personal will surprise and delight your customers – a treatment that they will not likely experience elsewhere. 

We Help You Get the Funds to Invest!

With the opportunities for small businesses booming, why wait another moment. What else is keeping you down? Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584

6 Ways to Show Your Team that You Care

Creating a loving workplace all starts at the top, and it requires strategy, planning and deliberate effort. The idea of showing love and affection to your employees can be intimidating. It’s a lot easier to play the stern, invulnerable taskmaster whose only concern is the bottom line. It’s a lot less rewarding, too. Here are nine ideas for opening your heart to the folks who do so much to make your business dreams a reality.

1. Know Their Stories

One of the best ways that you can let someone know that you appreciate and care about them is to take a genuine interest in where they came from, and their story. Getting to know your team individually will not only help you to understand the best ways to communicate and motivate them, but it will also demonstrate that you take a genuine interest in them as part of your team. 

2. Acknowledge Individual Contributions

No one wants to feel like their contributions are in vain. Make a deliberate effort to pay attention to the parts that individuals in your team play and how they go the extra mile to add to the success of your business. When people don’t feel that their efforts are being recognized, it’s only a matter of time before they cease to go that extra mile. It’s wonderful to recognize the whole team when productivity is high, but it takes a more concerted effort to dig deeper and see who is really doing the heavy lifting. Make sure those people know they are appreciated. 

3. Wine & Dine Them

Just like you will take a client or a new networking partner out to a fine dining experience, taking team members out will make them really feel like the spotlight is on them. Everyone likes to be wined and dined, it makes them feel special and appreciated, and your team members are no different. Take them out to celebrate a specific “win”, or just to applaud their overall performance – it is a great way to show that you care.

Regular One-on-Ones

It happens in so many companies, yearly evaluations being thrown to the wayside. Feedback is so important, it’s how we grow and evolve in our performance, the last thing businesses should do is “forget” to have conversations with their team members. Furthermore, yearly evaluations are fantastic, but quarterly is even better. Depending on the size of your team, quarterly may not be an feasible option, but the point is that the more frequent you can have those sit downs, the more your cohesive your visions will be, and your team will feel cared about. 

5. Make Time for Them

Yes, the days are long and busy, but being present is a huge morale booster for your team. Let them know that you care enough to make time for them, especially the important issues. You want to foster a workplace that values communication, and this is a great way to let them know you care about them – by caring about their concerns or their ideas. This doesn’t mean you have to drop everything to let them come by and chit-chat, it just means that you will make the effort to give them your ear when it is a matter they feel very strongly about. 

6. Tell Them You Appreciate Them

It may sound simple and obvious, but maybe that’s the reason it becomes overlooked – tell your team you appreciate them, all the time. You can leave little notes, you can tell them in person – Just make it happen. Never underestimate the power of words! 

Make it Happen

However you decide to show your team members that you care, just make sure it happens and happens often. Showing appreciation is the fuel that keeps your team energized and productive! People need recognition and to know that they are valued, so be the source!

We Help You Get the Funds to Invest!

With the opportunities for small businesses booming, why wait another moment. What else is keeping you down? Financial restraints have been a complaint for many of the dreamers, limiting themselves to their immediate funds. There is an alternative. If you have the dreams and decent credit, Small Business Loans and No Doc Loans are available to you. Our goal is to provide you with the knowledge you need and the resources available to make your dream a reality. Give us a call – we have the education and the perspective to help you obtain the loans you need for your small business. Visit our website or give us a call to find out what financial backing is available to make your business soar!

Unsecured Finances has over 10 years in the consulting business! We specialized in educating and assisting clients on acquiring Unsecured Business Loans and Start-Up Business Specialty Loans including; Unsecured No Documentation (No-Doc Stated Income) Loans, Unsecured Business Loans, and Unsecured Start-Up Business Loans and Lines of Credit from $10,000 to $500,000 without Assets.

Apply on our website to find out if you qualify, or call today for a free consultation: 1-888-294-2584