September 2017 - 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: September 2017

Take Your Small Business Global

Is your business struggling to thrive?

If you’re finding it hard to stay afloat—be it by maintaining a profit or maximizing your outputs, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA)…

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The Pros and Cons of Owning A Retail Franchise

The Pros And Cons Of Owning A Retail Franchise The retail sector of franchising is huge. According to…
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Conversation with SBA’s 2017 Exporter of the Year

Rose Morris is the ‘mompreneur’ behind The Safety Sleeper™, the winner of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2017 Exporter of the Year Award. Creating the product out of personal…

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Here’s How to Access SBA’s Hurricane Recovery Resources

The onslaught of powerful hurricanes over the past few weeks has posed major challenges for affected communities and our nation as a whole. Residents and businesses from Puerto Rico to Texas will…
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How to Open a Business Credit File

As a business owner, it’s crucial to improve your company’s ability to acquire credit and funding. A business credit file is every bit as important as your personal credit file.  Like personal…

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Dress the Part: How to Use Employee Dress to Market Your Business

Last week, I went to a restaurant where the servers didn’t wear uniforms. In addition, there was no consistency in the street clothes they wore. One waitress was in jeans and a pink T-shirt,…

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Six Ways to Prepare for a Successful Holiday Season

Guess what people are doing right now? They’re starting their holiday shopping.
They may not be decking the halls yet, but 17 percent of shoppers surveyed by the…

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Tax Results for Giving Up on Company Property

Sometimes you just want or need to walk away from your business assets…they aren’t productive anymore, you can’t sell them, or you can’t continue making payments on loans used to finance their…

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Top Five Steps to Your Hurricane Harvey Recovery

Over the past week, as the people of the Gulf Coast deal with the unprecedented effects of Hurricane Harvey, we have seen heartbreaking moments of tragedy, of lives lost, homes destroyed and…
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