Category Archives: pasbdc

#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 Have a good laugh!

Happy Belly Laugh Day!!!  This annual celebration on the fourth Tuesday of January reminds us to celebrate the benefits of laughter. Owning a business can be stressful on the best of days. Why not indulge in a good hardy laugh … Continue reading

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Starting a Food Business in Pennsylvania

Ever considered taking an old family recipe and producing it on a commercial scale? Or maybe you are a small farmer with dairy cows, and you want to start selling cheese products? If you currently have, or are considering starting, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year !

Welcome to the University of Scranton Small Business Development Center’s New Blog ! Starting in 2011 the Scranton SBDC will be under the leadership of it’s new Director, Lisa Hall. To find out more about Lisa and the University of … Continue reading

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Best of Luck Elaine Tweedy!

The University of Scranton SBDC would like to wish our Director, Elaine Tweedy the best of luck on her retirement.  Elaine has been with the SBDC since 1987. Congratulations Elaine on a job well done !!

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Dribs and Drabs: Springing Into Action

Today is one of those days where you just know Spring is coming, but you need further proof. In light of that feeling, which has been with me since I got up this morning, I’m concentrating on items that are … Continue reading

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More "Tough Times" Suggestions

Keith Yurgosky, Internet Business Manager for the Scranton SBDC, found a great blog post the other day on Taking Control in Tough Times: 10 Things You Can Do Now written by Ravit Lichtenberg. After reading through many of the blog … Continue reading

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