Category: Blog

6 Confusing Small Business Loan Terms Defined

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Megan Tyler – (originally published at: https://americassbdc.org/6-confusing-small-business-loan-terms-defined/#more-29956) Getting a business loan can be tough. You know the ins and outs of your own business, but you might…

Tax Issues for Your Business in a Rising Interest Rate Environment

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

By BarbaraWeltman, Guest Blogger (originally published at: https://www.sba.gov/blogs/tax-issues-your-business-rising-interest-rate-environment) The Federal Reserve raised interest rates in June 2018, the second hike thus far in 2018, and indicated that…

7 Time Management Tips for New Business Owners

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Jennifer Lobb – (originally pubished at: https://americassbdc.org/7-time-management-tips-for-new-business-owners/#more-28631) Running a business is time-consuming work, and as a new business owner, time is exceedingly hard to come…

Five Ways to Make Your Presentation Better

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

Five ways to make your presentation better Originally published on seths.blog by Seth Godin Make it shorter. No extra points for filling your time. Be…

5 Key Ingredients in Creating a Small Business Website

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

By Marco Carbajo, Guest Blogger (originally published at: https://www.sba.gov/blogs/5-key-ingredients-creating-small-business-website) A website is an essential element for running a successful business. A business without a website can potentially lose…

Checklist for Choosing Business Software

Posted on September 21, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

By smallbiztrends, Guest Blogger (originally published at: https://www.sba.gov/blogs/checklist-choosing-business-software) Good software can enable your small business to increase sales by saving time and money while expanding capacity. But…

Job Posting — Business Advisor — Five (5) Openings – one in Peoria, AZ

Posted on September 11, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog, Featured

The Maricopa SBDC (part of the Arizona SBDC Network) currently has three (3) openings for Business Advisors — two positions are located at GateWay Community…

The HR Market Today

Posted on July 24, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

By:  Kristin Slice One of the many ways that the SBDC helps build small businesses is by connecting business owners together to share best practices…

Empowered PhXX Collaborative Releases Results of Women Business Owners’ Survey

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

The Maricopa SBDC is dedicated to providing high impact resources and leadership to the amazing diversity of entrepreneurs that make our Phoenix communities stronger. Our…

The Department of Labor’s New Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) Program

Posted on July 11, 2018 by Donna McCown in Blog

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has announced a new nationwide pilot, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, which facilitates…