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About The University of Scranton SBDC

The University of Scranton SBDC provides no cost small business consulting services that are tailored to fit the needs of small business clients of Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne & Wyoming Counties. The center offers confidential individualized assistance designed to identify and address the problems of small business owners as well as individuals interested in establishing a business. The program is jointly funded by the US Small Business Administration, Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and The University of Scranton.

#BusinessTipTuesday – National App Day

Happy #BusinessTipTuesday! Yesterday, December 11th was National App Day and was instituted as a national day, due to the ever-growing application market. Applications (apps) have without a doubt changed the way we live our everyday lives, be it working, exercising, … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday- National #BusinessPlan Writing Month

Writing a business plan can be a daunting task, but it is a crucial step in the process of starting a business. People wonder if it is truly necessary to write a plan before they start their business and we … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Accepting Debit and Credit Cards

#BusinessTipTuesday – Make accepting payment simple With Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday already behind us, holiday shopping season is in full effect! Shoppers are out looking for the perfect gift for loved ones, and in this technology … Continue reading

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5 reasons to #ShopSmall this Small Business Saturday, November 25

Sitting between major holiday shopping days, Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Saturday after Thanksgiving rarely receives as much recognition as it should. Small Business Saturday began in 2010 as an initiative to support small businesses and highlight the impact … Continue reading

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Sanderson Place Salon & Spa Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

Congratulations to Heidi Palazzari, on the re-opening of her business Sanderson Place Salon & Spa, 1805 Sanderson Avenue, Scranton PA. Thanks for letting the #SBDC play a role in your new start! Sanderson Place Salon and Spa held ribbon cutting … Continue reading

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Recognizing Women-Owned Small Businesses

If Sadie Hawkins Day has taught us anything, it is that women are powerful enough to take charge, which is evidenced by the ever-growing number of women-owned businesses. According to the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), more than 9.4 … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday -Observing #VeteransDay

For this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday we are observing #VeteransDay, which is to be celebrated on November 11.  This past week was National Veterans’ Small Business Week and this past month we made a trip to the Courthouse Square to celebrate Veterans … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – “The Extra Mile” Day

This week’s #BusinessTipTuesday recognizes, “The Extra Mile” Day celebrated on November 1st! Here at the SBDC we want to help you go the extra mile to make sure your business is the absolute best it can be. Every once in … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday #NationalPizzaMonth

Northeast Pennsylvania has recently acquired the nickname “The Unofficial Pizza Capital of the World”, and for good reason. In this area, there is a pizza shop on nearly every corner, so October being National Pizza month is an exciting time! … Continue reading

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Congratulations Meraki Skin Care

Congratulations to Deborah Webb, Licensed Esthetician and Reiki Master on the opening of her business Meraki Skin Care at 700 E. State Street #ClarksSummit. Thanks for letting the #SBDC play a role in your new start.

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