Monthly Archives: November 2016

Tips for Building Your Small Business Website

Since I started working at the SBDC, I’ve been rather surprised at the number of people who don’t have a website for their business. Having a proper website not only provides legitimacy to your business, but also gives your customers … Continue reading

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7 Holiday Tips for Small Business Owners

Thanksgiving week has arrived. With it, the holiday season is officially upon us and soon we will be heading into a new year. For small business owners, these six weeks can mean added stress due to seasonal variations in revenues … Continue reading

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Why Does Twitter Matter?

Social media can be overwhelming at times, but if you had to pick one social media site as the most difficult to navigate, it would likely be Twitter. I’ve met all kinds of people, young and old, who struggle with … Continue reading

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Does Your Business Need a Social Media Presence?

The title seems like a silly question, right? It should be obvious; social media has completely dominated in ways people couldn’t have predicted. In fact, according to the Pew Research Center, over 75% of adults have an online presence – … Continue reading

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“What’s Your Exit Strategy?”

A couple of years after I opened my small business, one of my customers – a gentleman who, prior to his retiring, had been a top executive at a major corporation – asked me what my exit strategy was. Confused … Continue reading

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How Oversharing on Social Media Could Cost You Your Job

We all have that one friend that tends to share way too much information on Facebook (in my case, it’s likely about 40% of people on my friends list that are guilty of this, if not more). With the rise … Continue reading

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