Gerri Detweiler, AllBusiness

Gerri Detweiler


Florida, United States

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Recent articles by Gerri:

EIDL Alert: Why You Must Read the Fine Print of Any Loan Agreement

Borrowers who have received Economic Injury Disaster Loans are balking at what appears to be onerous provisions imposed on them. This is why it’s important to review and understand loan agreements before you sign. → Read More

9 Answers to Your Most Pressing Unemployment Questions

Many business owners and their employees affected by COVID-19 have questions about unemployment and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Legal experts answer the most commonly asked questions. → Read More

Think and Grow Big: 13 Small Business Experts Share Strategies for Maximum Growth

Want to improve the odds of your company succeeding? Here, more than a dozen SBDC experts share pro tips on how to grow a small business. → Read More

6 Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Small Business

When the next recession hits, will your business be ready? Here experts share tips for keeping your cash flowing in any economy. → Read More

5 Tips for Getting One of the Best Small Business Loans

When it comes to small business lending, SBA loans are hot. Here are five things you should know to help land one of these coveted small business loans. → Read More

A Simple 6-Month Plan to Help You Build Business Credit

Want to build business credit but feel overwhelmed by the process? If your business credit is poor, or even nonexistent, our step-by-step guide can help. → Read More

10 Productivity Tools That Entrepreneurs Can't Live Without

Running a business can be complicated. We asked real business owners to share their favorite productivity tools they use to stay on top of everything. → Read More

4 Types of Crowdfunding: Which One Is Right for Your Business?

Need a cash injection for your small business, but aren’t sure you can get a traditional small business loan? Crowdfunding may be a smart financing option. → Read More

11 Free Programs to Help Veterans Succeed as Entrepreneurs

Military veterans: Whether you already own a business or are just starting out, there are a number of programs available to provide you with the support you need—and they’re free! → Read More

How to Win a Small Business Grant: Entrepreneurs Share Strategies for Success

Grants are perhaps the most coveted of all types of small business funding—they don’t have to be repaid and you won’t have to give up ownership of your company. Learn how to improve your chances of getting one. → Read More

20 Financial Bloggers Share Their Secrets to Running a Successful Blog

These 20 entrepreneurs started blogs to help others navigate the often confusing world of personal and small business finances. Learn about the different challenges they overcame to find success. → Read More

5 Creative Ways to Test Market a New Product

It pays to get real-world feedback before launching a new product. Take a look at the creative (and relatively cost-effective) ways these entrepreneurs went about testing their ideas. → Read More

7 Ways to Use Age to Your Advantage When Starting a Business

Entrepreneurship isn’t just for the young. Starting a business when you’re older can be the perfect way to turn a lifetime of experience into something meaningful, take control of your time, and sometimes make a lot more money. → Read More

Entrepreneurs Share 7 Smart Reasons They Use Business Credit Cards

Business credit cards can be much more than a convenient way to pay for purchases—they can also provide lucrative rewards, superior fraud protection, and smooth out cash flow. → Read More

12 Small Business Podcasts That Will Help You Sell More

If your goal is to sell more of your product or service to customers, these 12 podcasts offer valuable information on how to improve your sales. → Read More

21 Expert Tips to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Do you feel like your business is stuck in a rut? Experts from the nation’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) share winning strategies and tactics that can reenergize your company and help it grow. → Read More

5 Fast-Growing Businesses Reveal Their Shared Secret to Success

There’s one thing all of these startups have in common and that has played a major role in their success. The best part? It’s a free resource that’s available to your business, too. → Read More

5 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Business With No Employees

There are nearly 25 million “one-person” businesses in the United States, and more than 36,000 of them bring in seven figures or more annually. Here’s how to start your own. → Read More

7 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Podcast (It's Easier Than You Think!)

Real small business owners share how this untraditional form of marketing worked wonders for them, bringing in leads and putting their brand in front of a whole new audience. → Read More

18 Newsletters That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

There are hundreds, perhaps thousands, of free email newsletters that can help you learn everything you need to know to grow your business. Small business owners and marketing pros share their favorites. → Read More