Brian O'Connor

Contributing Writer

Brian O'Connor
Experience

Brian O’Connor is a contributing writer for Fundera.

Brian writes about finance, business strategy, and digital marketing. He is the former director of digital strategy at Morgan Stanley, and has worked at Foreign Affairs magazine, Student Loan Hero, and as a partner of a small consulting firm, too. Combined, these experiences allow him to offer a unique perspective on the challenges small business owners face.

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Articles by Brian O'Connor

How to Open a Free Business Checking Account Online With No Deposit
Successful Lead Generation Strategies for B2B, B2C, and Startup Businesses
Letter of Credit: What It Is and How It Works
Looking to open a free business checking account online with no deposit? Find out how to do just that—plus, your best options—in our guide, here.
Looking for the best ways to generate leads? Here we'll break down 13 top lead generation strategies, plus give examples of real use case scenarios.
We break down what a letter of credit is, how a letter of credit helps small business owners, and how you can take advantage of one if necessary.
Do You Need a Small Business Coach?
5 Best Tools for Social Media Management for Small Business
Do Short-Term Loans Affect Your Credit Rating? The Answer, Plus 4 Solutions
Here’s what a small business coach can do for you. These are some common instances in which a small business coach might be just the thing you need.
Hootsuite, Sprout and Buffer are among the best tools for social media management for small business. They all allow you to easily schedule and manage...
Do short-term loans affect your credit rating? We explain how, plus show you 4 great alternatives to short-term loans you might not have considered, too.
How to Open a Free Business Checking Account Online With No Deposit
How to Open a Free Business Checking Account Online With No Deposit
Looking to open a free business checking account online with no deposit? Find out how to do just that—plus, your best options—in our guide, here.
Successful Lead Generation Strategies for B2B, B2C, and Startup Businesses
Successful Lead Generation Strategies for B2B, B2C, and Startup Businesses
Looking for the best ways to generate leads? Here we'll break down 13 top lead generation strategies, plus give examples of real use case scenarios.
Letter of Credit: What It Is and How It Works
Letter of Credit: What It Is and How It Works
We break down what a letter of credit is, how a letter of credit helps small business owners, and how you can take advantage of one if necessary.
Do You Need a Small Business Coach?
Do You Need a Small Business Coach?
Here’s what a small business coach can do for you. These are some common instances in which a small business coach might be just the thing you need.
5 Best Tools for Social Media Management for Small Business
5 Best Tools for Social Media Management for Small Business
Hootsuite, Sprout and Buffer are among the best tools for social media management for small business. They all allow you to easily schedule and manage...
Do Short-Term Loans Affect Your Credit Rating? The Answer, Plus 4 Solutions
Do Short-Term Loans Affect Your Credit Rating? The Answer, Plus 4 Solutions
Do short-term loans affect your credit rating? We explain how, plus show you 4 great alternatives to short-term loans you might not have considered, too.

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