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Bring your toughest design problems!

will be showcasing many projects and explaining our services at the BL Business Expo on Friday June 2nd. Please Join us. The BL Business Expo Event, in its 13 year, showcases the products and services of over 100 Northern Virginia exhibitors and sponsors. Please contact Gaddis Architect, at [email protected], 9730701-8800, for a complimentary entry voucher. […]

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The Value of Local Small Business Partnerships

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” — Henry Ford Alexandria is home to countless diverse, dynamic and successful small businesses. This is the story of how two of small businesses partnered up and were able to create a unique professional development opportunity for many others. by Reggie Holmes of […]

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Upcoming Events at the Alexandria SBDC [event]

Alexandria Small Business Development Center presents June 2012 Series of Events. We so hope you will consider attending one or more of these events designed to help your business and nonprofit thrive and grow. Please note where registration is required. Remember, there is NO FEE for attending any of these programs. As always, please contact us […]

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Smart Entrepreneurship: Small Business Financial Management

Guest Post by Barbara Greenwald of Sheinwald Financial Strategies.   I define “Smart Entrepreneurship,” as the willingness to plan ahead, adjust your plan as you go along, know your own limitations and when to consult others, only take risks that you understand and can afford to take, deliver your product or service with the utmost quality and […]

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Effective Business Writing: The Seven Keys for Small Business Owners

The Seven Keys to Effective Business Writing from Ray Sidney-Smith on Vimeo. Eliza Dolin, of Ivy Quill Communications, presents a summary of her recent workshop at Alexandria Small Business Development Center on “The Seven Keys to Effective Business Writing.”

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Workshop Recap: From One to Many — Smart, Effective Hiring – Patricia Frame of Strategies for Human Resources

Alexandria SBDC hosted their monthly Brown Bag Workshop yesterday and it was a packed house! Patricia (Patra) Frame of Strategies for Human Resources provided a higher-level prospective with some well-conceived, practical lessons for hiring practices for Small Business entrepreneurs new and growing. If you haven’t yet, you should check out Patra’s blog post, Hiring the Talent […]

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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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Upcoming Events at the Alexandria SBDC

Presents February 2012 Series of Events We are well into 2012 with our programming designed to help your business thrive. As always, all of our events are FREE of charge! Tuesday, February 7, 2012:  Brown Bag Lunch- “Every Word Matters” – Learn tips for better business writing. Held from noon – 1:00 PM in our boardroom at 625 N. Washington Street, […]