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Grow with a business loan or line of credit

Whether you need to buy new equipment, hire more employees, expand your footprint, or cover operating expenses, you’ll have easy access to business loans and lines of credit when you need them.

5 tips to help you land a small business loan

Five tips for making the process of receiving a small business loan as effective and seamless as possible.

5 questions business owners need to consider before taking out a loan

Before taking out a loan to grow your small business, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons by asking yourself – and your banker – these five questions.

Expanding the business

Learn more about how to grow your business through hiring more employees, exploring ecommerce storefronts and engaging with your community.

Small business growth: 6 strategies for scaling your business

Here we'll explore six strategies to financially prepare for growing your business without putting yourself at risk.

Omnichannel retail: 4 best practices for navigating the new normal

Combining physical and online channels in new ways can help you reimagine your approach and create a distinctive, engaging customer experience. Here are four best practices to follow so your business is prepared to grow.

5 ways to build your business through community engagement

Your local community is at the heart of your business. Here are five effective ways to become a visible leader in your community to help grow your business.

Growing your business through employees

One way to grow your business is to expand your team. Find out what you need to consider when adding new employees.

The costs of hiring a new employee

Hiring new employees can help grow your business. Here are some guidelines to remain objective, calculate potential costs, and to help consider all your options when hiring.

How to reward employees and teams who perform well

Here are 10 ways your business can reward employees to increase their motivation and spark greater company success.

How to hire employees: Employee referral vs. external hiring

Consider these strategies when hiring new employees, through referrals or externally, as your business begins to grow.

Talent acquisition 101: Building a small business dream team

Consider these tips when lining up the people and partners who can help make your business grow and succeed.

7 uncommon recruiting strategies that you may not have tried yet

Here are seven out-of-the-box recruiting methods that will help you hire the ideal candidate when growing your business.

Preparing for the future with retirement planning

It’s never too early to think about retirement for you and your employees. Find out what you need to know to prepare for the future.

Marketing and promoting your business

Browse the latest resources including social media, digital payment solutions, ecommerce strategies, and more to learn how to market and promote the growth of your business.

5 affordable small business marketing ideas when you have no budget

Try these five low-cost small business marketing ideas to promote your business that are easy to execute and deliver results.

Essential marketing tools for any business

Learn about essential marketing tools, goals and strategies that will help promote and grow your business.

Improve the online presence of your business

Learn about the digital marketing solutions a small business should use when planning to promote their business online.

Email marketing: 10 mistakes to avoid

Avoiding these 10 common mistakes can make your email messages a rewarding experience for your customers.

Checklist: Increase lead generation with website optimization

Your website is an important tool for acquiring new customers. Use this checklist to learn how optimize your website to increase lead generation.

Additional resources to help grow your business

Strengthen your brand with POS technology

We'll look at how a modern point of sale (POS) allows you to weave your company’s look and feel into the purchasing experience and beyond.

Test your new business idea

Follow these five steps to develop a scaled-back version of your business idea to explore a new concept.

Business risk management for owners of smaller companies

Small business owners can take these important steps to be proactive and manage risk effectively.

The value of engaging a paying and exchange agent

Learn how leveraging a paying and exchange agent can provide valuable benefits and increase efficiencies within transactions so that you can focus on achieving your business goals.

3 simple brand awareness tips for your business

Follow these 3 simple tips to bolster your social engagement and build eco-friendly brand awareness to capture more customers.

How (and why) to get your business supplier diversity certification

The business supplier diversity certification offers access to expanded contracting opportunities and a higher likelihood of becoming a supplier to corporations and government agencies.

Protecting your business against fraud

Learn how U.S. Bank helps minimize the risk of fraud as your company grows with our PCI compliance and check-fraud prevention tools.

How to expand your business: Does a new location make sense?

An effective and sustainable employee recognition program can increase engagement, make employees feel appreciated and reduce turnover.

How I did it: Grew my business by branching out

Meet the Ferguson, Missouri, businessman who took his communications firm and added a slice of Southern flavor.

Banking solutions for every business life stage

Starting a business

Starting a new business is an exciting time but there’s a lot to think about. We’ve broken down the basics that explain how to start a small business.

Managing a business

Your business is in full swing. We can help make managing your small business easier so you can focus on delivering for your customers.

Transitioning and selling a business

Whichever path you take, you will need a plan. U.S. Bank has the resources and tools you need to learn how to plan and prepare for success.

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