October 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: October 2017

Moments that Matter: Laying a Foundation for Business and BBQ



Your first business plan. Your first employee. The training course that gives you an edge in the marketplace. Finding a mentor. Receiving the capital you need to expand…

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How to Start a Craft Business

It’s not unusual to turn a hobby into a business, and that includes crafting. If you have ever thought about selling your crafts or turning your crafting love into a part-time or full-time…

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Celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week

With Veterans Day around the corner, the U.S. Small Business Administration honors the men and women who not only serve our country abroad, but also continue their service at home as small…
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2018 National Small Business Week Awards: Are you SBA’s Next Winner?

Are you a small business owner with an amazing success story to tell?  If so, submit your nomination today for SBA’s National Small Business Week awards.

Since 1963, National Small Business…

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Join SBAs Twitter Chat: Business Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

In honor of Women’s Small Business Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) will host a Twitter chat on October 26 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Join us and industry experts as we share tips…

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What Can Go Wrong As A Franchise Owner

Generally speaking, the franchise business model is a good one. Over the years, it’s enabled thousands of people to start businesses.

Those businesses have brought much-needed revenue to…

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Supporting Women in Business

October is National Women’s Small Business Month

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Small Business Development Center Helps Washington Companies STEP Up to the Global Marketplace

The Washington State Small Business Development Center (WSBDC) has perfected the art of building productive partnerships to help Washington companies, notably rural…
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Small businesses demand tax reform

Tax reform is “the single most critical piece of legislation” that needs to happen in Washington.

That’s a personal plea I heard not from a lawmaker or a lobbyist or even the President, but…

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Recent Natural Disasters: What It Means Tax-wise for Your Business

In August and September, individuals and businesses in two of the most-populous states in the country—Texas and Florida—suffered unprecedented natural disasters: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The…

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St. Louis Company Grows Over 200 Percent by Looking to Export Markets

David and Linda Shogren are the duo behind U.S. International Foods LLC, a Missouri-based small business that specializes in exporting high quality food and grocery products abroad. Focusing…
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SBA recognizes Latino entrepreneurs during Hispanic Heritage Month

Editor’s note: A version of this blog first appeared in the October 2017 issue of Latina Style Magazine, which celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month.

Born to a single…

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