March 2017 - The University of La Verne Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
Assisting Clients in the
Eastern San Gabriel Valley
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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Taking a Risk



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The State of Women in Business

It’s Women’s History Month and the SBA has a variety of resources to help women start, grow and succeed in business. There are many benefits to business ownership for women. One of the main…

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Five Ways to Give Your Business A Strategic Refresh

Do any one of these five simple refresh ideas and you’ll help yourself manage your business goals, growth, and execution. Do all five and you have a perfect lean business plan. 


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10 Local Marketing Strategies That Work

If you operate a local business (one that gets most of its customers from within a 75-mile radius) you can try many general marketing strategies, but you have one special consideration. You have…
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How To Get Your Money Questions Answered When Buying A Franchise

It’s all about the money, right?

  • How much money you’ll need to buy a franchise
  • How much money you’ll need for your ongoing expenses
  • How much money you’ll be able to…

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Setting the stage

The stage was set – two maroon club chairs in front of the official podium, the American flag and the flag of the Small Business Administration placed against the deep blue curtain. Hundreds of…

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Planning for Your Summer Help: Legal and Tax Issues

Many small businesses take on additional help during the summer months. Some use seasonal workers to fill gaps created when full-time employees go on vacation. Others need workers for their summer…
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10 Stats That Explain Why Business Credit is Important for Small Business

Statistics have many applications in business and play an important role in making decisions, discovering new trends and making predictions. If you’re a small business owner you’re among the 28.8…

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4 Ways to Support the Next Generation of Women in Small Business

Women’s History Month dates back to the 1980s, when it was first a weeklong celebration before being extended by a Congressional resolution. Celebrations during the month of March typically…

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Should You Advertise on Local Radio?

If your advertising strategy is focused on digital ads and social media, you might be missing out on a highly effective advertising option: radio. Radio advertising has several benefits for small…
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