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Serine Alejandro

Content Writer, SMB Compass


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 Serine Alejandro

Coronavirus Impact on Business

America’s 35 Best Accounting Firms for 2022

By Serine Alejandro / February 28, 2022

Accounting can be a challenge for growing small business owners…

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bookkeeping basics

Bookkeeping Basics 101: A Beginner’s Guide

By Serine Alejandro / February 2, 2022

Businesses use bookkeeping to manage and keep track of financial transactions – what the company has…

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SBA Announces $3 million grant to bolster small business cybersecurity

By Serine Alejandro / January 30, 2022

To curb the looming threats of a cyber-attack, the Small Business Administration (SBA) recently announced…

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QuickBooks Pro vs Premier: Which One is Right for Your Small Business?

By Serine Alejandro / January 24, 2022

Many companies automate their internal processes to 1.) achieve maximum outcomes, while…

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The Ultimate Human Resource Management Guide for Small Businesses

By Serine Alejandro / January 22, 2022

Some small business owners may believe the job of a human resource (HR) specialist is just to hire and fire employees…

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Basic Accounting Principles that Every Small Business Should Know

By Serine Alejandro / January 16, 2022

Every small business needs to keep an accurate record of accounting information to see how it’s performing…

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how to start a restaurant

How to Start A Restaurant Business in 2022

By Serine Alejandro / January 14, 2022

Starting a restaurant is a rewarding experience, but how do you actually make it happen?

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restaurant Industry trends

Restaurant Industry Trends You Need to Watch Out For in 2022

By Serine Alejandro / January 13, 2022

When the COVID-19 health crisis started, many businesses struggled to support their daily operations.

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Accounting Trends

Emerging Accounting Trends & Statistics for 2022

By Serine Alejandro / January 12, 2022

The accounting landscape is continually evolving and it’s imperative that small business owners…

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accounting software

The Ultimate List of Best Accounting Software for Small Businesses in 2023

By Serine Alejandro / January 4, 2022

Many small businesses are looking for ways to optimize their cash management system.

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