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Ezra Cabrera



Indiana University Bloomington


GovCon Financing Expert, Asset Based Lending, Invoice Factoring, SMB Advocate

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Matthew Gillman is the founder and CEO of SMB Compass, a bespoke business financing company focused on providing financing and education to small businesses across the U.S. The company has provided over $250 million to more than 1,250 businesses. Coming from a family of small business owners sparked Matthew’s passion to not only become an entrepreneur, but also to work with his fellow entrepreneurs to build long-lasting relationships.

Articles by Ezra Cabrera

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How to Start A Restaurant Business in 2024

By Ezra Cabrera / January 14, 2024

Starting a restaurant is a rewarding experience, but how do you actually make it happen? Read more about it here!

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How to Get Bridge Loans Arizona: A Comprehensive Guide

By Ezra Cabrera / December 13, 2023

Considering Bridge Loans Arizona? Learn about their advantages and disadvantages before you make a decision.

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11 Tips to Fine-Tune Your Small Business Email Marketing for Better Results

By Ezra Cabrera / December 9, 2023

Email marketing remains a powerful tool for small businesses to engage customers, drive sales, and build lasting relationships. But to maximize its impact, you need to fine-tune your email marketing strategy. Here are 11 tips to help you achieve better results with your email marketing efforts.

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Is It Possible to Get a Business Line of Credit with No Credit Checks?

By Ezra Cabrera / December 8, 2023

Planning to apply for a business line of credit no credit check? Getting a no credit check financing can be challenging – but it’s not impossible. We’ve compiled all the info you need to make an informed decision. Read more.

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How to Harness the Potential of Influencer Marketing for Small Businesses

By Ezra Cabrera / November 29, 2023

Tap into the power of influencer marketing to grow your small business and reach new customers. Learn how to collaborate with influencers effectively, boost your brand, and drive sales in our comprehensive guide.

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What You Need To Know About Invoice Factoring Rates

By Ezra Cabrera / November 16, 2023

Learn how invoice factoring rates affect your business finances. Understand discount and advance rates to make better financial choices.

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Are Marketing and Advertising the Same Thing? Here’s All You Need To Know

By Ezra Cabrera / November 14, 2023

When promoting your business and reaching your target audience, understanding the distinction between marketing and advertising is everything. While these terms are often used interchangeably…

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Top Small Business Loans for Women With Bad Credit

By Ezra Cabrera / November 14, 2023

Securing the right financing can be a game-changer for any entrepreneur, but it can be incredibly challenging for women with bad credit. In this guide, we’ll explore various financing options to help women achieve their entrepreneurial dreams, regardless of their credit scores.

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The Best Loans for Minorities in 2023

By Ezra Cabrera / November 13, 2023

Minority-owned businesses play a crucial role in the US economy, but they often struggle to get the money they need to grow. In this article, explore the top loan opportunities available for minorities in 2023 and unlock the financial tools you need to succeed.

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No Credit Check Equipment Financing: Is It Possible?

By Ezra Cabrera / November 13, 2023

Equipment plays a crucial role in the productivity of most businesses, but it can also be one of the most expensive investments a company makes. If you don’t have the cash to pay for equipment upfront, applying for…

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