May 2016 - 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: May 2016

Understand the Law Before Dropping or Reducing Employee Benefits

Small businesses facing poor or uncertain financial circumstances may be forced to consider drastic employment decisions including layoffs and benefit reductions. If your business faces such…
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7 Ideas for Marketing to Existing Customers

When small business owners think about marketing, they usually think about attracting new customers. But existing customers are equally, if not more, important. A…
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How Wearable Tech Can Help You Achieve Better Business Performance

It takes stamina and energy to run a business. Not only that, but study …

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Basic Information About Operating Agreements

If you are seeking a business structure…

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What Happens When You Tell Everyone You’re Buying A Franchise

To put it mildly, a lot of things will start happening once you share what you’re going to do. You’ve opened the floodgates, as you’ll see.

The Big Reveal


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New American Entrepreneurs are America’s Biggest Dreamers

I love to tell the story of Parag Mehta and Hitesh Kothari. Parag and Mehta are best friends who grew up together in Gujarat, India. They came to the United States in 1983 and, with the help of a…
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Stand Out From Big Businesses

As we celebrate National Small Business Week, the strength of America’s small businesses is at the top of our minds. Small businesses are essential to our communities and help to foster innovation…

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Women Entrepreneurs are Becoming America’s MVPs

As a nine-year-old, problem solving for me took the form of imitating my baseball idols Mark Grace, Andre Dawson and Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs. Watching a Little League game, I realized…
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New SBA FY15 Scorecard Shows Federal Agencies Shine with Small Business Contracting

Each year, the United States government spends nearly half a trillion dollars on goods and services, making it the largest consumer of goods and services in the world. By statute, it must ensure…
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