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Is 2019 the year that you take your bright idea and turn it into a small business or startup? Making the decision to start your own business can be intimidating – but with knowledge, passion, and a set plan, the sky’s the limit for your dreams.
Posted on: Friday, February 22, 2019 - 10:55am
Beginning January 2019, there have been some new developments in employment regulations:
Minimum Wage Change
Posted on: Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 11:47am
Having recently celebrated Veterans Day, we want to say THANK YOU this week to all of our veterans for their service. In addition to expressing our thanks, it is part of our mission at Central CA SBDC Network to help veterans succeed in new and growing business ventures.
Posted on: Friday, November 16, 2018 - 11:25am
Women as entrepreneurs have come a long way in shaping the nation’s economic landscape since the women’s business ownership act of 1988, also known as H.R. 5050. The 30-day countdown begins to mark 30-years of H.R. 5050 advancing generations of women in small business.
Posted on: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 9:18am
This article provides 75 quotes to motivate you and your team. If an employee went out of their way to service a customer or help out a co-worker, do not hesitate to praise them.
Posted on: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 - 3:40pm
Do not let sourcing funds be an impediment to owning a business. With a commitment to succeed and a small investment, starting a business is easier than you may think. You can be up and running in a matter of days! Read more...
Posted on: Friday, July 27, 2018 - 5:01pm
All businesses face economic and workforce challenges. Businesses owned by African Americans, Asians, Hispanics, and other minority women including those with disabilities tend to be small and face additional challenges in competing with larger proprietors.
Posted on: Friday, June 29, 2018 - 2:35pm
Your URL, also known as your domain name, is a marketing message, and how you present it says a lot to your audience - especially if you're targeting an audience 40 or under. Presenting it the way you did 20, 10 or even 5 years ago risks being 'out of sync' with what your audience expects to see...
Posted on: Monday, May 7, 2018 - 8:53am
Millennials — Americans born between 1980 and 2000 — may be the most entrepreneurial generation ever. A new study shows Millennials have more experience with small business and greater desire to start businesses than previous generations. But the study also demonstrates a continuing need for...
Posted on: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:26pm