The Colombian Spot

University of Pittsburgh SBDC Client Success Story Healthy Colombian Food: Brings Happiness Karen Perdomo started her first Colombian food…

SBA Loan Basics

Creating or maintaining a small business allows people to grow personally and within a community, bettering both. However, funding a small…

Emerging Social Media Trends

Social media usage has increased throughout the years tremendously! Ray Sidney-Smith in partnership with Duquesne University's SBDC broke…

Legal Formation 101

Many people are confused when the topic of business entities and legal formation arise. For most people, the question begins with "what…

Selling Online With E-Commerce Tools Presented by Google

Temple University, 9/20/2022 Host: Soleil Meade | Founder of Soleil Branding Essentials, PA Grow Digital Coach Thinking of selling your…

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JP Nutrition & Fitness

Saint Franics University SBDC Client Success Story Getting Fit for Business Health and fitness have always been a part of Julie Patula’s…

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Horizon Behavioral Health, PLLC

Saint Franics University SBDC Client Success Story Horizon Behavioral Health, PLLC Boosts Online Presence Dr. Peggy V. Steinbrunner, PsyD…

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Great Day Juice Company

Saint Franics University SBDC Client Success Story Great Day Juice Company Open for Business Michele Rhodes had a passion for clean,…

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Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery

PennWest Clarion SBDC Client Success Story Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery adapts to combat COVID-19 Starr Hill Vineyard & Winery was…

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Lost In The Wilds Brewing

PennWest Clarion SBDC Client Success Story Brewing Up Success Amid Covid-19 Mallory and Jarod Griebel, owners of Lost in the Wilds Brewing…

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Sligo Spa

PennWest Clarion SBDC Client Success Story Over the past year, people have learned to take care of themselves, which often times includes a…

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G.S. Woods Financial Solutions

Bucknell University SBDC Client Success Story From a very young age, Graeme Woods knew that he wanted to start and be successful in a…

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Rebokeh

Bucknell University SBDC Client Success Story Rosenberg 2019 BizPitch Winner Designs Product to Help Visually Impaired Growing up, Rebecca…

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Mango Tree Counseling & Consulting

Widener University SBDC Client Success Story Meeting the Moment: Preparing for Growth Dr. Noel Ramirez is the proud owner of Mango Tree…

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Radius Corporation

Kutztown University SBDC Client Success Story SBA Eastern Pennsylvania’s 2020 Exporter of the Year Kutztown, Pa.– The U.S. Small Business…

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Lean Med Innovation, LLC

Duquesne University SBDC Client Success Story After developing an interest in improving global health and many long conversations with…

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Angie’s Auto Tags Inc.

Widener University SBDC Client Success Story Angie Millan Strengthens Her Business with Widener University SBDC Angie Millan, originally…

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Silvia’s Bakery

Widener University SBDC Client Success Story SBA Eastern Pennsylvania's 2020 Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year Long before Silvia…

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Paw Pack Doggy Daycare

The University of Scranton SBDC Client Success Story New Doggy Daycare Offers Dogs a Pocono Vacation! Danielle Humphreys and her husband…

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Aliner, LLC

University of Pittsburgh SBDC Client Success Story Easy Outdoor Experience Goes to Europe The enjoyment of experiencing the outdoors is…

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Blue Dog Farms

Shippensburg University SBDC Client Success Story A Partnership that Connects People to Their Food Blue Dog Farms is a true partnership…

Hawa Lassanah’s DECA City Farms

Kutztown University SBDC Client Success Story Hawa Lassanah is the proud small business owner of the wholesome DECA City Farms in downtown…

Smell The Curry

Smell the Curry

Temple University SBDC Client Success Story Juby George, founder of Smell The Curry, reached out to Temple’s SBDC in April 2021, for…

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Diggity Dawg Daycare Resort & Spa

Kutztown University SBDC Client Success Story Nicole and Eric Ray worked for 30 years in the corporate world before deciding to make a…

GI Haul, veteran owned business in Allegheny county, PA

GI Haul

Client Success Story Duquesne University SBDC A Veteran on the Way to His Dreams! From Veteran to Business Owner, Mike McCloskey and David…

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How to Create an Exit Strategy

How to Create an Exit Strategy for Your Small Business Exit strategies are essential to the well-being of any small business. These exits…

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Why Market Research Is Important

So you're ready to start a business. You have your business plan ready, a location and product in mind, and everything go live in just a…

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Small Business Photography: Level up Your Content

Photography is one area that is often overlooked by small business owners. Unless it is an area of expertise or a personal hobby, most…

Questions to Ask When Buying a Business

Buying a business can be quite a daunting task and one that comes with a multitude of questions. Broken into 4 sections, this article will…

The First Steps to Starting a Small Business

Starting a Small Business PASBDC Edition Starting a small business can be a daunting task. Many people are deterred from creating a small…

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Effective Sales Channels for Small Businesses

Sales channels are the methodologies that businesses and corporations employ to conduct business. Whether businesses choose to sell…

Web Analytics for Your Business

Web analytics are the "collection, reporting, and analysis of website data". The intent of web analytics are to create and identify…

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The Importance of Small Business Branding

Every business owner likes to believe that their product or service is the best. Yours might actually be the best, but some potential…

Creating an International Website

Looking to make your website easier for international buyers? Here are some of the first considerations to think about when making your new…

Expanding Online Markets: Global eCommerce

Selling products or services internationally can seem daunting. Often, small business ask the question: Is international business possible…

International Trade Impacts Everyone

There was a time when companies selected to decide if they would participate in international trade, exporting, or importing. It is no…

How to Build an Effective Social Media Strategy in 5 Easy Steps

Social media strategy can seem like a daunting task at first glance. This is especially true for small business owners who have so much…

TikTok 101 for Small Businesses

Digital marketing is an essential and growing priority for any business. This is especially true for small businesses. For small…

Cybersecurity Do’s and Don’t’s

Do you know why cyber threats target small businesses? Small businesses are often an easy target because they do not have a sophisticated…

Website Security for Your Small Business

Website security is becoming increasingly essential in the digital world of today. Hackers are as prominent as ever before, with even large…

Funding Your Purchase of a Small Business

Many people strive for success in their own business. There are numerous ways to be the owner of a thriving business, whether it be from…

Cybersecurity Best Practices for Small Business

While some have returned to the office, many are still working from home—at least part of the time. Many small business owners have grown…