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The Critical Importance of Good Advice

Small businesses and small nonprofits often face situations where it may make sense to get expert guidance to avoid costly mistakes. At the very earliest concept for a business venture, there are resources that can provide objective feedback and suggest approaches you might not have considered. The Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides accessible […]

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Alexandria SBDC Announces Human Resources Counseling for Small Business!

Alexandria SBDC now offers individualized human resources counseling for small business…at no cost! The Alexandria SBDC would like to announce a new program that will begin this month. Many of our small business clients fear HR issues and mistakes, but do not fully appreciate how the right people and processes will help them succeed. Patricia […]

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Google+ for Your Small Business [event]

  Google+ for Small Business Technology That Can Help Your Business Grow! February 29, 2012 9 am – 12 Noon   With only 20 spots for this hands-on workshop, we anticipate more demand than space.  Email or call Patricia Melton if you are interested.  Slots will be filled on a first come, first served basis, […]

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What Does the Alexandria SBDC Do – Our Services

  Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is Alexandria’s economic development program totally focused on small businesses. It’s those small businesses that comprise the largest segment of Alexandria’s economy, but we know their potential is often hindered by lack of information or expertise. When Alexandria SBDC’s services help businesses solve problem, overcome obstacles, link to resources and find new opportunities, […]

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Alexandria SBDC — 15 Years of Serving Small Businesses

On December 17, 2011, Alexandria Small Business Development Center (SBDC) celebrated its 15th anniversary as the primary economic development program in the City of Alexandria that is totally focused on small businesses. The SBDC stimulates the local economy and job growth by providing Alexandria’s small businesses, which represent 91% of total businesses in the City, […]