Category Archives: business planning

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) For Small Businesses

The customer they say is king. They are the reason for your existence as a business. But it is one thing attracting the right customers and it is another thing keeping or holding onto them. Therefore, coming up with the … 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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#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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#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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Pearls of Wisdom for the Passionate Woman Entrepreneur

Anyone familiar with how a pearl is created, knows each pearl is unique and rare, created individually over time. An oyster builds, layer by layer, around a simple piece of “grit,” a beautiful and valued gem. Each of us as … Continue reading

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“If You Build It, They Won’t Necessarily Come” – Lesson from StripedShirt.com

“If You Build It, They Won’t Necessarily Come” Have you heard about Laura Beck of www.stripedshirt.com, the self-proclaimed “failed entrepreneur” whose kickstopper story has gone viral? At The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center part of what we do every day is help people … Continue reading

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Starting a Small Business in Montrose, PA – 6/18/2015

Join The University of Scranton SBDC for The First Step: Starting Your Small Business Seminar on June 18, 2015 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. with the Montrose Area Chamber of Commerce in Montrose, PA.

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Starting a Business in Tunkhannock PA – June 17, 2015

Join The University of Scranton SBDC for The First Step: Starting Your Small Business Seminar on June 17, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce in Tunkhannock, PA.

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SBDC Client My College Roomie Wins Business Plan Competition

Congratulations to Scranton SBDC client Jason Sensi, pictured with Donna Simpson SBDC Consultant Manager, after winning the 13th Annual tecBRIDGE Business Plan Competition for a Non-Collegiate Teams.  Jason’s company, My College Roomie will received cash, prizes and mentoring to help him … Continue reading

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Turn Your Hobby into a Small Business !

January is #NationalHobbyMonth and it is also the time when many people decide they want to turn their current hobby into a business.  Here are a few pointers from the SBDC staff to see if making this move is the … Continue reading

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