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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.

June 29th is #CameraDay – #BusinessTipTuesday

They say “a picture tells a thousand words”, and never is that more true then when putting photos of your products on your company website. Many times we see start-up, entrepreneurs trying to save some money by creating their own … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Digital Marketing Tips

6 Affordable Marketing Hacks Starting or growing a small business can be daunting. Often times business owners do not have the time, money, or capabilities to produce professional marketing materials. However, creating and marketing a unique brand identity is essential … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Managing #Summer Vacation Schedules

When the winter or summer holidays arrive, staff members are thinking about one thing and one thing only: taking a long, well-deserved break. With summer upon us, the nightmare of planning and managing vacation time is right on the horizon. … Continue reading

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#Business Tip Tuesday – Summer State of Mind

A little late #Business Tip Tuesday… Summer State of Mind Welcome #summer! While everyone looks forward to carving out some much-deserved break time, summer is also a great time to ponder some #planning coming into the Fall. Some deep thought to … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – #RockyRoadDay June 2

For this week’s #BusinessTipTuesday we look at #RockyRoadDay celebrated on June 2.  As you know, Memorial Day always serves as the unofficial First Day of Summer and when we think about summer, one of the firs things that comes to … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – #BrothersDay, May 24th

The bond between brothers is like no other. Throughout history many great stories and tales have started with a brothers bond; Cain and Abel, Remus and Romulus, Zeus and Hades, etc. Similarly, many great businesses have also started with a … Continue reading

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A Letter to Our Interns

Dear Graduating Interns, It’s so hard to say goodbye. The experience has been awesome – you’ve learned from us and we’ve learned from you. We’ve solved problems and overcome challenges together, we’ve tackled client projects, we’ve had a lot of … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Dance Like a Chicken Day

National Dance Like a Chicken Day on May 14th is one of the more amusing holidays I’ve found on our calendar. It got me thinking about how business owners often feel like a chicken with its head chopped off as they run … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – A Perspective on #Momleaders & #MothersDay

A Perspective on #Momleaders & #MothersDay #May14 Growing up, I busied myself in a #smallbusiness, much like my children will soon do through the summer. I watched my mother sit across from my father, punching away at a big “adding … Continue reading

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#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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