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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 – Be Humble Day

This week’s #BusinessTipTuesday we are talking about “Be Humble Day”, which is celebrated on Thursday February 22nd. Often times as business owners we must promote ourselves as the best at what we do or what we sell. While showcasing our … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Random Act of Kindness

Did you pay for a friend or stranger’s coffee this week? Have you held the door open for a group of people? Did you call someone just to tell them how much they mean to you? Or how about smiling … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Budget Friendly Advertising Tips

Of the twenty most watched television broadcasts of all time, the Super Bowl holds nineteen spots, making it not only the biggest night in football, but also the biggest night in television. Because of the Super Bowl’s popularity, it is … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – National Puzzle Day

Yesterday, January 29th, was National Puzzle Day and this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday will be all about it! In a jigsaw puzzle the pieces must fit perfectly together in order to form a clear picture, in a crossword puzzle each letter must … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday- National Fun at Work Day

The ability to have fun on the job can lead to higher job satisfaction and increased motivation in the workplace. What better day to have fun than National Fun at Work Day, coming up on Friday, January 26th. According to … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Get To Know Your Customers Day

For this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday we will be taking a look at “Get To Know Your Customers Day”, which is celebrated quarterly on the third Thursday of each month! You can see the importance of this business practice as it is … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – National Tea Month

While thinking about a topic for this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday, I noticed that January is National Hot Tea Month. This reminded me of some market research I did a few years ago for a client who was looking to open a … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday-New Year’s Resolutions for your Small Business

With only twelve days left until 2018, this year is all but over. There is no better time than right now to take a few moments to reflect on what this year meant for your business and to plan how … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Celebrating Winter Solstice

This week, on December 21st, we celebrate Winter Solstice. For all of us in the Northern hemisphere, we are experiencing the first “official” day of winter and one of the shortest days of the year. While some people find excitement … Continue reading

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#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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