How To Build Business Credit in 2017
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How To Build Business Credit in 2017

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Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
45 students enrolled
Created by Iris Carter
Last updated 12/2016
Price: $195
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
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  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • At the end of the course, you should be able to identify your business as a "separte entity" with it's own profile and credit.
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  • It is important to know that before you start this course, you will need to be ingaged. While this course looks easy, it is not. The business credit industry is always changing and you need to stay engaged with the private group for all your questions to help you succeed.
  • Before you start this course, you should be either preparing to start your business or already in business.
  • You will need to have the time and patience to follow through with the work in order to succeed. As you progress, if there are any technical or non technical problems, you are expected to inform us. We want to help you succeed.

Learn how to quickly build your business credit. Every business owner needs business credit to stand on its' own. Business owners don't have to use their personal credit if they establish the business first. These 10 Chapters will show you how to get started separating your personal credit, establish a business profile and then acquire business credit in the forms of vendor and supplier accounts, business lines of credit and business credit cards. All that report on your business credit only. Students that have been successful with this program join private Facebook group for live questions and answers. The world of finance is forever changing, stay active and in touch.

Who is the target audience?
  • My successful students are those are understand they need to do something different to achieve a business profile that can acquire credit and are willing to finish the course, ask questions and be engaged.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
Chapter 1 Setting Up Your Entity for Success
1 Lecture 26:08

Learn how to set up your business entity. This is a step-by-step training video that will show you how to start your business and in the process how to separate your personal credit from your business credit.

Preview 26:08

1. Naming your company based on your services is not as important for Google search as it was in 2016.

2. All other suggestions from lesson 1 will still be in effect through 2017.


Why is it important to choose an appropriate business name?

What name have you chosen for your business and why?

Is your business listed with Dun & Bradstreet and

Update for 2017 and Quiz
1 question
Chapter 2 Establish the Entity Profile
1 Lecture 19:07

Lesson 2 - Now that you have created the entity's profile, it is time establish the owners' entity to assist the success of establishing the business as separate from your personal credit.

Establish the Entity Profile: Ownership
Chapter 3 Marketing Your Business while Establishing Business Credit
1 Lecture 11:28

Lecture 3 - Learn the best way to market your business to ensure success while separating your business credit from your personal credit.

Marketing Your Business while Establishing Business Credit
Chapter 4 Establishing a Credit Bureau Presence for your Business
1 Lecture 18:48

Lecture 4- Learn how to begin the process of building your business credit bureau process.

Establishing a Credit Bureau Presence for your Business
What 2017 May Mean For Your Business Credit
1 Lecture 01:27

2017 Updates pertaining to business credit and interest rates.

2017 Update
Chapter 5 Establishing Foundational Credit Accounts for your Business
1 Lecture 11:12

Lecture - 5 Every business needs credit accounts to establish it's own credit file. This lecture will explain why and how to accomplish this important goal.

Establish Foundational Credit Accounts
Chapter 6 How to Get A Business Loan Approved
1 Lecture 08:44

Lecture - 6 Learn how to get a loan approved. Every business owner needs to know what they need before they apply for a loan to make sure the loan reports on the business credit and not the personal credit.

How to Get A Loan Approved
Chapter 7 Personal Credit Repair
1 Lecture 12:42

Lecture - 7: Learn first hand how to repair your personal credit. It is important to have good personal credit to assist with building your business credit and qualifying for business loans and business credit cards.

Personal Credit Repair
Chapter 8 How to Get Advanced Business Credit
1 Lecture 09:54

Lecture-8 Now that you have learned and should have acquired beginning business credit, here are the steps to learn about getting advanced business credit. Advanced business credit is business loans and major credit cards. Which is different from beginning credit, which includes vendor and supplier accounts that can only be used with the particular business, such as Staples etc.

How to Get Advanced Business Credit
Chapter 9 Interview with a Banker/Lender: Things You Need to Know
1 Lecture 09:18

Lecture-9 A review of an interview with a lender/banker. Find out what specifically lenders are looking for when approving business credit.

Interview with a Bank Lender
About the Instructor
Iris Carter
2.4 Average rating
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45 Students
1 Course
Owner of Corporate Fast Track

Iris Carter has a BS degree in Accounting and Information Technology from John’s Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. She has over 25 years experience in the field of finance, accounting, business loans, personal and business credit and business coaching. She is also a Nationwide provider for the Small Business Administration as a technical assistance provider for SBA loans and has been for over 7 years and an adjunct professor for her local community college. Her over 25 years experience in the finance industry makes her an expert on business start-up and business credit matters. She has worked with a number of consumer credit education and advocacy groups since 1985 to the present, advising them on how to educate the disadvantage in poorer neighborhoods.  

Certifications and affiliations:
 SBA Certified Quick Loan Processor ; Local Chamber Commerce Member;NAWBO Member:
 MACPA Member; Central Contractor Registration (CCR) (eGov)Certified ;SBA Certified Technical Assistance Provider;  1996 BBB Member