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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 Student Employment Week

This week, April 9-13, is National Student Employment Week, which is something that the Small Business Development Center fully supports. This semester alone, the SBDC is hosting eleven interns, all of which are students at the University of Scranton. This … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Mom and Pop Business Owner Day!

This Thursday, March 29th, we are celebrating Mom and Pop Business Owner Day! Imagine your neighborhood without any of its small, local businesses… Corner stores, hair and nail salons, consignment shops, restaurants, gas stations, and more – gone. All that … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Celebrating National #SBDCDay!

This week on March 21st, we are celebrating National #SBDCDay! On this day the Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) from all over the country join together to highlight the clients that the centers have served and their successes. Be it … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – National Write Your Story Day

Tomorrow, Wednesday March 14th is National Write Your Story Day. Take a few minutes to reflect on your business journey up until this point and see how far you’ve come. Everyone is at a different place so don’t feel like … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Recognizing International Women’s Day

March 8th, 2018 is International Women’s Day and this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday we will be focusing on this particular topic that is celebrated all over the world! According to IWD, International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – National Pancake Day

It’s National Pancake Day, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate! You can start your day with a homemade stack, you can make the trip to your nearest IHOP for a free short stack, or if you’re in the … Continue reading

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#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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