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Samantha Novick

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Samantha Novick

Samantha Novick is a senior editor at Funding Circle, specializing in small business financing. She has a bachelor's degree from the Gallatin School of Individualized Study at New York University. Prior to Funding Circle, Samantha was a community manager at Marcus by Goldman Sachs. Her work has been featured in a number of top small business resource sites and publications.

The 4 Essential Steps to Choosing a Brand Name for Your Business

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Top Small Business Certification Programs and Memberships to Boost Your Business

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31 Ways to Reduce Business Costs

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Snapchat Is Not Scary: 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Use Snapchat

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Business Loans: What Are Your Options?

Small Business Loans

The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Equipment Financing

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What is APR?

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What Is a Term Loan (and How It Can Unlock Growth for Your Business)

Small Business Loans

Resources for Minority-Owned Businesses

Small Business Loans

7 Advantages of Term Loans

Small Business Loans

Invoice Factoring Explained

Business Finance

Why Every Small Business Owner Needs to Understand the Cost of Capital

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Your Personal Credit Score: The Rundown

Business Finance

What is a Tax Lien?

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Pricing Strategy Guide: Service Businesses

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5 Small Business Hacks for Effectively Collecting Late Payments

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The Man Behind the Meatball Shop and Seamore’s

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The Future of Furniture

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An Interview with Mark Ramadan of Sir Kensington’s

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A Bit of Australian Hospitality

Why Funding Circle?

Half a Century at the Drive-In

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The Seattle Grind

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A Guide to the Best Women-Owned Businesses in Downtown NYC

Small Business Loans

Second Chances: Finding Entrepreneurship After Prison

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The Virtue of Failure

Growth and Operations

Brian Eno’s Oblique Strategies Applied to Business

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WTFinance with Dandy Farmer

Why Funding Circle?

4 mistakes to avoid when leaving your business on vacation

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5 of NYC’s Oldest Businesses Still Standing

Growth and Operations

Established in the Emerald City: 10 of Seattle’s Oldest Small Businesses

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9 Classic California Businesses Still Standing

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The 8 Best NYC Record Stores (According to the People Who Play Them)

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5 Companies You Wouldn’t Expect Were Bootstrapped

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What I Wish I Knew: Coffee Shops

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What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From LEGO

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5 Must-Read Books for Young Entrepreneurs

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An Introduction to Meditation for Entrepreneurs

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How to Open a Yoga Studio

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Crowdfunding for Small Businesses

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5 Crucial Leadership Skills for Business Owners

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4 Reasons Small Businesses Should Migrate to the Cloud

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7 Non-Business Books That Every Entrepreneur Should Read

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Financial and Tax Considerations for Hiring Your First Employees

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An Incredibly Useful Scheduling Tip for Getting More Done in Less Time

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The 5 Fastest (And Most Effective) Ways to Increase Website Traffic

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4 Email Newsletters That Will Inspire You to Create Something Cool

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Why You Should Have an Email Newsletter

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Use These 3 Tools to Spy on Your Competitors

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5 Inspiring Documentaries for Business Owners

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How Changes to Facebook’s Newsfeed Algorithm Affect Your Business

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18 Social Media Tools to Help You Grow Your Small Business

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16 Influencers Every Small Business Owner Should Know

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How SMB’s Can Make Cheap Video Content That’s Actually Good

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What Is a Landing Page and How Can I Make More Money with One?

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6 Instagram Tips for Small Businesses (by Small Businesses)

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How to Build a Brand: A Guide That Actually Works

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What Small Businesses Need to Know About Intellectual Property Law

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5 Things Small Businesses Need to Know About Cybersecurity

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How to Negotiate a Commercial Lease

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How to Draft a Sales Contract

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Are Your Advertisements Breaking the Law?

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5 Hacks To Help You Get A Business Loan in 24 Hours

Small Business Loans

How to Choose the Best State to Incorporate

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A Guide to Balance Sheets and Income Statements

Business Finance

How to Open a Bar

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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Financial Ratios

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Free Excel Bookkeeping Templates

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Chicago Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

Atlanta Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

How to Bring Your Food Truck Business to Brick and Mortar

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How to Interview Someone

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National Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

NYC Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

How to Price Clothing

Growth and Operations

Los Angeles Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

National Resources for LGBT Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

Miami Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

Boston Resources for Female Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

National Resources for Mompreneurs

Small Business Loans

San Francisco Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

Houston Resources for Women Entrepreneurs

Small Business Loans

Invoicing and Merchant Cash Advances

Business Finance

What is a UCC Lien?

Business Finance

Intermediate Term Loans Explained

Business Finance

Variable Interest Rate Explained

Business Finance

Term Loans for Coffee Shops

Small Business Loans

Small Business Taxes: The Rundown

Growth and Operations

How Delayed Tax Filings Affect Your Business

Growth and Operations

Why it’s Important to Separate Business and Personal Finances

Business Finance

5 Strategic Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

Business Finance

3 Daily Habits That Will Simplify Your Finances

Business Finance

How to Price Your Restaurant Menu

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Different Payment Methods For Your Small Business

Growth and Operations

NorCal Outpaces SoCal for Fastest-Growing Small Business Cities in California, Finds Funding Circle

Why Funding Circle?

Six questions to ask before filing your business funding application

Business Finance

Verification Document Checklist [PDF]

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