October 2014 - The University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Assisting Clients in the
Eastern San Gabriel Valley
hosted by: University of La Verne SBDC

Monthly Archives: October 2014

5 Ways To Prepare for Small Business Saturday

November 29th is Small Business Saturday! That’s right, the day after Black Friday and before Cyber Monday is your chance to make a lasting…

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Profitable and Out of Business

Having cash on hand is critical to staying afloat. In fact, profitable companies go broke because they had all their money tied up in assets and couldn’t pay their expenses. Working capital…

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SHOP Early Access Available to Small Businesses in Five States

Note: This blog is authored by Rhett Buttle, Director of Private Sector Engagement at HHS. It originally appeared on…
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5 Scary Excuses That Are Keeping You from Starting a Business (But Shouldn’t)

Are you thinking about starting a business?

If you’re like many people, starting a business is a cherished dream. Sure, you can see yourself doing what you love and creating something for…

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8 Ways to Boost Sales of Your Small Business Services

Struggling to differentiate your businesses’ services against the competition? Hoping to close more sales, but not sure how to do so with your limited resources? Here are eight surefire ways to…

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Franchise Due Diligence: 3 Revealing Questions To Ask Franchisees

Before you sign on the dotted line for that franchise you’ve been investigating, it’s important to make sure you have asked existing franchisees some key questions.

Most of the people I…

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10 Tips How is Your Business Growing?

So your business is growing – but how are you …
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Reflections on the I-Corp Training Experience

Note: This blog is co-authored by Javier Saade, Associate Administrator for Investment and Innovation, and G. Nagesh Rao, Chief Technologist & Entrepreneur in Residence

“We are…

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Lending Money to Your Employee

From time to time, an employee going through a rough financial patch may turn to an employer for help. As member of your small business family—which is how many owners view their staff—you want to…

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Note: This blog is co-authored by Jerome Nash, Information Technology Specialist at SBA

“Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility”

With the rapid and amazing development of…

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Hispanic Businesses are at the Forefront of Small Business Growth

As we close out another successful Hispanic Heritage Month, the SBA would like to congratulate the more than 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses and entrepreneurs who work tirelessly to ensure…
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Chase Growth and Expansion Seminar-10/17

As you face the daily challenges of running your business, …
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