Author: Donna McCown

How to Write a Press Release That Gets Results

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

By:  Rieva Lesonsky If you know how to follow today’s rules for getting attention, press releases can still be an effective marketing tool for small…

How to Use Your Brand ‘Why’ to Engage Your Primary Audience

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

By:  MELISSA LITTLE  People come to us because they want more clients. They’re frustrated because they’re doing everything they should be – posting to social media,…

3 Important Factors for a Positive Customer Service Experience

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

By: MELISSA LITTLE Have you ever experienced customer service that was so great it made you want to shout it from the rooftops? Did you…

101 Small Business Marketing Ideas

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

BY ALYSSA GREGORY One universal small business goal is to sell the business’s products and services. This is usually best accomplished by positioning the business in…

10 Ways to Market Your Small Business on a Shoestring Budget

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

When budgets are tight, marketing might be the first expense you look to cut. Let me stop you right there. While traditional advertising methods are…

Small Businesses Power America

Posted on May 02, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

By: Mike Bull According to the Small Business Administration, 99.7% of companies—which works out to 27.9 million different firms—qualify as small businesses. Not only do…

45 Small Business Ideas for Anyone Who Wants to Run Their Own Business

Posted on May 02, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

Written by Meg Prater @Meg_Prater If you dream of clocking out of your nine-to-five job for the last time and becoming your own boss, you’ve probably…

10 Stats That Explain Why Business Credit is Important for Small Business

Posted on May 01, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog

Marco Carbajo Statistics have many applications in business and play an important role in making decisions, discovering new trends and making predictions. If you’re a…

Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf

Posted on March 28, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog, success stories

In July 2017, Paula Wittekind assisted David and Debbie Lake with a review of their business plan narrative and provided certain feedback on both the…

Jag Construction, LLC

Posted on March 28, 2019 by Donna McCown in Blog, success stories

Noel Guevara came to the SBDC in 2016 with the idea of opening his own business. His employer at the time had tremendous success and…