Category Archives: small business on the internet

#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 – 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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#BusinessTipTuesday – Take steps to improve your business every day!

For many of us, the winter weather can bring our energy levels down. February is a good time to shake out of it and look toward the coming of Spring. If you’re looking to get your mojo back, we recommend … Continue reading

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National Small Business Week May 12-16

Once again the Small Business Administration (SBA) is celebrating entrepreneurship through National Small Business Week, May 12-16.   Throughout the week, small business owners can participate in webinars and online events, including “Making It Big: Small Biz Success in a … Continue reading

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The University of Scranton SBDC – New Business Alert – Integrative Health Consulting and Coaching LLC, Scranton, PA

  The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is proud to announce the opening of another new business, Integrative Health Consulting and Coaching. Mary Elaine Southard, an Advanced Practice Holistic Nurse, is assisting clients with diabetes management, wellness coaching, … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday and Small Business !!

Super Bowl Sunday has always been a “Big” day for “Small” businesses.  Many retailers have Super Bowl sales, and bars and restaurants use this day to make up for the normal after Christmas slowdown.The problem comes when a small business that … Continue reading

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Creating Your 2012 Social Media Plan !

In 2011, I met with many small business owners and assisted them in 
creating Facebook pages for their businesses or helped them claim their 
venues in FourSquare or in Google Places. In order to build on this for 
2012, small … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to shop locally!

No matter where your local is, shopping there is important.  Shopping locally simply makes sense. Every time money is spent, someone local benefits directly and communities grow stronger. I recently read an ironic story about a woman who did all … Continue reading

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Building Web Credibility

An interesting fact came my way today. Stanford University’s Persuasive Technology Lab has done research into what makes a website credible. The information, compiled under a document entitled “Stanford Guidelines for Web Credibility“, is based on three years of research … Continue reading

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