AFS Attends the 2022 ASA StaffingWorld Conference

Anna and Kim attended the StaffingWorld conference in Las Vegas last month! We attended classes on various topics related to the staffing industry, met up with some AFS clients and hosted a fun TopGolf event with the NOSA group. StaffingWorld was a great opportunity to learn about new resources and information that we can share with our clients, and network … Read More

Invoicing Tips to Maximize Cash Flow for Your Small Business

Communicate with your customers. It’s common to send a reminder the day a payment is due, followed by weekly reminders. Use the same point of contact for all billing matters if you can; building rapport with an individual can grease the wheels if a misunderstanding does occur. Automate invoicing. The right software can automate your invoicing process and cut down … Read More

Lead Generation Tips to Help Your Small Business Grow

As a small business, finding clients or potential customers can be difficult and time consuming. With the proper steps, you can acquire plenty of customers to keep your business running. Here are a few lead generation tips that can help your business grow. Interact with Your Customers: This initial interaction could be as simple as downloading an app, or signing up … Read More

2 Key Areas to Improve Your Business

The small percentage of entrepreneurs who succeed know this: If your business is going to succeed, you must focus on constant improvements. Small, incremental changes in your business are the key to succeeding in business. The following are two key areas every business should focus on: 1. Cash Flow Trying to run a business without cash is like driving a … Read More

5 Common Networking Mistakes to Avoid

Networking is an important aspect of owning a small business, but many people make simple mistakes that can work against them. With conference season already underway, it’s important that you’re ready to hit the ground running. Before you head off to your next conference, check out these 5 networking mistakes to ensure that you avoid making them. 1. Talking Instead … Read More

5 Tips for Marketing Your Staffing Agency

If you own a staffing agency, social media can be a valuable tool to grow your company and find the right candidates. With so many social media platforms available, it can be hard to determine the right marketing strategy for your business. Here are a few ideas to get you on the right track. Understand your target audience. Who are … Read More

How Payroll Funding Can Help You Grow Your Staffing Agency

Also known as invoice factoring, payroll funding with American Funding Solutions allows you to sell your accounts receivable for cash to meet payroll. Payroll financing is designed to help your staffing company make payroll before your customers’ payment terms. American Funding Solutions provides invoice factoring for staffing companies. We buy your outstanding invoices and provide you with as much working … Read More

AFS Participates in Local Shark Tank for Budding Entrepreneurs

In honor of Global Entrepreneurship Week, American Funding participated in a local version of Shark Tank. Three budding entrepreneurs pitched their business ideas to six business leaders, the “sharks.”  Each of the participating businesses contributed to a cash prize to be given to the winner. The sharks heard three great pitches, but had to choose the idea that had the … Read More

3 Ways to Promote Your Business Brand

3 Ways to Promote Your Business Brand in 2021 Branding is important. Managing your brand offline and online is not a small thing, but if done well, you can reduce your marketing costs and grow your revenues. The more consistent you are with your branding components the more likely someone is to recognize your brand. There are 8 key elements … Read More

What Is Recourse Factoring?

What happens if an invoice doesn’t pay? We rarely need to charge back unpaid invoices. We always do our best to help you collect on older invoices, but if an invoice is 90 days outstanding and it doesn’t pay, we’ll charge it back. This doesn’t happen very often. In the instance it does, we’ll always work with you to determine … Read More