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An Impactful Quarter-Century

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on December 2nd, 2021. Anniversaries are great mileposts for reflecting on accomplishments. December 17th will mark 25 years since the founding of the Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Highlighting the center’s role, no-cost resources, and… Read more »

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IndexNow Is Speeding Up Website Indexing for the Entire Web, and the Small Business Digital Marketing News of the Week – Web and Beyond Live – Nov 15, 2021

Each week, President of W3 Consulting and Managing Director of W3C Web Services (https://web.w3cinc.com/) Ray Sidney-Smith broadcasts live to update you on the latest small business digital marketing and business productivity technology updates you nee…

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Alexandria SBDC Veteran of the Year Named Runner-Up for State-Level Honor

Virginia SBDC recognizes Laura Hatcher for her community contributions in advance of Veterans Day We are proud to announce that photographer Laura Hatcher is the 2021 Alexandria SBDC Veteran of the Year. Laura has also been selected as the runner-up for the Statewide Virginia Small Business Veteran of the Year award. The State award recognizes veteran business owners who have made a significant difference in their… Read more »

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Crafting The Perfect Elevator Pitch

People might be shocked to know that when I started TalentFront, my elevator pitch was horrible! If someone asked what I did, I’d simply say, “recruitment process outsourcing” or “RPO.” That’s it, and I wouldn’t add any additional information, explanation, or definition. For me, that…

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Web and Beyond Live

Celebrating Veteran-Led Small Business With Patra Frame, Strategies for Human Resources – Web and Beyond Live – Nov 8, 2021

Each week, President of W3 Consulting and Managing Director of W3C Web Services (https://web.w3cinc.com/) Ray Sidney-Smith broadcasts live to update you on the latest small business digital marketing and business productivity technology updates you nee…

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Another Holiday Season with Twists

This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on November 4th, 2021. Last year’s column – “Holidays with a twist” – noted that the 2020 holiday season was challenged by pandemic restrictions, but it highlighted ways we could still make the most of Alexandria’s… Read more »

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Web and Beyond Live

Honoring Female-Led Small Business With Laura Hatcher, Laura Hatcher Photography – Web and Beyond Live – October 18, 2021

Each week, President of W3 Consulting and Managing Director of W3C Web Services (https://web.w3cinc.com/) Ray Sidney-Smith broadcasts live to update you on the latest small business digital marketing and business productivity technology updates you nee…

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Web and Beyond Live

Where Is the Mall of the Future for Small Business? – Web and Beyond Live – October 12, 2021

Each week, President of W3 Consulting and Managing Director of W3C Web Services (https://web.w3cinc.com/) Ray Sidney-Smith broadcasts live to update you on the latest small business digital marketing and business productivity technology updates you nee…