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5 Tips to Prepare Your Retail Business for the Holidays

With Christmas in July wrapping up a few weeks ago and pumpkin flavored items hitting the shelves within the next month, you might be thinking why are we rushing to celebrate the fall and winter holidays? It is still summer! … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Son & Daughter Day

“When you buy from a small business, you are not helping a CEO buy a third vacation home. You are helping a little girl get dance lessons, a little boy get his team jersey, a mom put food on the … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Your next Great Hire…

Your next Great Hire… At the SBDC, businesses know us for recommendations and trouble-shooting. Banks know us for assisting with business plans and financials. New entrepreneurs know us for walking them through licenses and registrations. But, did you know The … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Shark Week and Investors

Well you’ve been waiting for it, and finally it’s here … Shark Week !  No not the Discovery Channel’s event that celebrates the big fish in the ocean, but the day your small business goes in front of a potential … Continue reading

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Business Tip Tuesday – Get to Know Your Customers

One of the best ways to know if your business is going to be successful or not is to find out who your customers are and what they like. Without knowledge of your potential or current customers, it is very … Continue reading

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#BusinessTipTuesday – Celebrating #WorldPopulationDay

What better way to celebrate World Population Day than to get to know the population your business serves? Demographics are the statistical characteristics of human populations (such as age or income) used especially to identify markets. Knowing who your target market … 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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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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