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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 – Intellectual Property

We’re recognizing #NationalZipperDay celebrated on April 29 for this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday! We are bringing it back to the beginning when the idea of the zipper first came about… which means intellectual property! The zipper was created by Gideon Sundback and … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – The Value of Volunteering

This week we celebrate volunteers on #VolunteerRecognitionDay, Thursday, April 20th. This is a topic near and dear to my heart as I always seem to volunteer for something and I LOVE it! At The University of Scranton I have volunteered … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – #Siblings in Small Business

According to wikipedia.org, “In the United States, 80% of all children have siblings.” National #SiblingDay is Monday, April 10th. “The holiday is intended to be a celebration of the relationship of brothers and sisters.” (wikipedia.org) Let’s look at siblings through … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Plan Ahead

Tuesday April 4th is Vitamin C Day. As we all know many people take Vitamin C to help boost their immune system and fight off sickness. So for this week’s #BusinessTip Tuesday we use Vitamin C Day as a great reminder … Continue reading

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New Business Alert – Tiddlywinks Boutique Opens in Dunmore PA

The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is proud to announce a new small business has opening in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Entrepreneur Jessica Bredbenner has expanded her mobile children’s clothing boutique, Tiddlywinks to a storefront in Dunmore, PA. . When asked … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Check that off your list.

Take Note! #PencilDay on March 30, 2017 Pencil Day this month reminds me of an age old organizational technique that still withstands the technological age-making lists! After hours spent each day on the computer, to me there is something refreshing … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – National #SBDCday

#BusinessTipTuesday – National #SBDCday There are some great special days this week like #PecanDay, #PuppyDay and #PoultryDay, but I’m most excited to talk about the first National SBDC Day, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. America’s SBDC has said, SBDC Day is … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Name Tag Day

Many clients look to The University of Scranton SBDC for guidance when trying to select a name for their small business.  This weeks #BusinessTipTuesday refers to Name Tag Day, which falls on Thursday, March 9th.  This is a good reminder to the … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Do You Unplug from Your Business?

Happy #BusinessTipTuesday! This week we are focusing on the #DayOfUnplugging, this Friday, March 3rd. Although when you run your own business you never really have a day off, so it is important to use the days that your business is … Continue reading

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Business Tip Tuesday #StickyBunDay

By: Donna Simpson According to our Every Day’s a Holiday calendar, the week of February 20th includes chocolate mint day, national cherry pie day, sticky bun day, tortilla chip day and chocolate covered peanuts day. It’s a gastric festival for … Continue reading

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