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What you need to know to boost your odds of getting a business loan

December 18, 2015

SBAM’s Entrepreneurial Insights for Dec. 17, 2015

Michael Rogers, vice president communications for the Small Business Association of Michigan, talks with Perry Ballard, owner of Manage Perceived Value and an experienced counselor to small business entrepreneurs. Perry has useful tips and advice on how to craft an effective loan proposal. A key point he makes is the importance of being brief and pertinent.


Small Business Association of Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Insights is a new program, hosted by Vice President Communications Michael Rogers, that every week presents a dynamic audio interview from a top-notch expert on entrepreneurial success. Hear great tips and advice on how to be a more effective small business owner. Get a new episode every week by subscribing via iTunes.

 Also available is SBAM Shorts, a weekly show that presents quick suggestions on saving money, getting more customers and operating more efficiently. Each program is brief – running 60 seconds or less. It can also be found on iTunes.

SBAM produces three other audio programs that can help you be a successful small business owner. Business Next, This Week in Small Business (with small business advocate Chris Holman) and This Week in Small Business Technology (with Linda Daichendt, executive director of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan) are produced in cooperation with the Michigan Business Network and can be found at

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