June 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: June 2016

Simple Social Media Guide for Small Businesses

It’s hard to escape the interest, activity and advantages of social media. Platforms are either constantly evolving. With the changing dynamics of the digital communication space, it’s important…

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L.A. County Minimum Wage Increases July 1st

The minimum wage is increasing on July 1st. Here’s what …
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Fund Your Business Without Sharing It

Whether it’s a new idea that needs money to start, or an existing business that needs money to grow, there are a lot of funding options that don’t require sharing ownership with investors.  

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Small Business Marketing Tips for the Summer Olympics

Every four years the world is fixated for a two-week period on the grandest international stage, the Summer Olympics. This August, Brazil’s second most populous city, Rio de Janeiro, will host…

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10 Tactics to Get More Positive Reviews for Your Business

The numbers are compelling. Depending on which study you read (and there are literally dozens), anywhere from 51 percent to 90 percent of consumers read and trust online reviews. …
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Franchise Businesses That Show Up When A Disaster Strikes

Tornadoes, hurricanes, floods, and fires destroy homes and business every year. The homes and businesses affected need to be cleaned up and restored back to their original condition. Did you know…
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What is An EIN and Why Is It Important?

One of the key responsibilities for many new businesses or businesses that are restructuring is obtaining an Employer Identification Number, or EIN, from the IRS. An EIN is a unique nine-…
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5 Ways to Establish Credit for Your Business

A creditworthy business is defined as a company that is considered suitable to receive credit because of a positive history of paying money back. For business owners it’s essential to not only…

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4 Ways to Market Your Business This Father’s Day

Father’s Day is less than two weeks away and Americans say they will spend more than ever this year according to the National Retail…

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The Pros and Cons of Running a Seasonal Business

In business, entrepreneurs experience peaks and valleys but for small business owners who operate seasonal businesses those ups and downs intensify. The majority of their revenue is dependent on a…
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Is Direct Mail Back?

With email marketing, social media marketing and online marketing grabbing most of the attention in recent years, you might think direct mail marketing is an outdated concept. Think again: Direct…
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