November 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: November 2016

10 Reasons All Business Owners Should Plan

Whether you’re just starting out, growing your business or seeking outside help, good business planning will help you achieve that goal. And take note: this means you, business owners. The…
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22 Holiday Marketing Ideas for Local Businesses

Small Business Saturday is over, but it’s not the only opportunity for local small businesses to capture customers’ dollars this holiday season. Whether you’re a retailer, restaurateur or own a…

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The Importance of Entrepreneurship and the Faith Community Under the Obama Administration

Strengthening our communities has been a focal point of this administration. At the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) we believe entrepreneurship is a path toward economic self-sufficiency…
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Dine Small on Small Business Saturday

If you own or operate one of the millions of independently-owned restaurants and bars that are the job creators and pillars of our nation’s Main Streets and neighborhoods,…

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Get Ready to “Shop Small” and “Dine Small” for Small Business Saturday

Cabinet member for small business calls on Americans to visit …
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Obama Administration Marks Five Years of the Veterans Opportunity to Work to Hire Heroes Act

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Grow Your Business by Exporting to Mexico

As you look to grow your small business, you might want to consider opportunities with our neighbor to the south, the largest market for U.S. small business exports:   Mexico.

In October of…

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SBA Announces Funding for Women Veteran Entrepreneurship Training

$300,000 Funding Opportunity for Women and Veteran-Owned Businesses   The …
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15 Awesome Ways to Take Advantage of Small Business Saturday

With Small Business Saturday just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking of ways you can use the occasion to promote your business. While sales and discounts can be great, there are…

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FDIC and SBA Enhance its Money Smart for Small Business Training for Entrepreneurs

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and SBA have enhanced its Money Smart for Small…
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How To Evaluate Newer Franchise Opportunities

Let me start off by telling you that it’s not easy to evaluate newer franchise opportunities. But there are ways to get the information you need to make an…

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4 Reasons to Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week (November 14 – 20)

If you have ever thought about starting your own business, the Small Business Administration invites you to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week, and…
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