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Is Your Small Business Social Enough?

Is Your Small Business Social Enough? The Small Business Administration launched the Small Business Technology Coalition (SBTC), a public-private partnership, in early 2016 to help small businesses leverage technology as a core driver of growth and differentiation. Recently, 11 new partners joined the initiative.  Read the list of the newest coalition partners. Visit the SBTC website for more information. Follow #SmallBizTech on Twitter. Free Webinar | Creating Evacuation & Shelter-In-Place Plans Wednesday, August 10, 2016 2:00-2:30 PM EST Hosted by the SBA & Agility Recovery, this live webinar will provide tips on protecting your place of business, including how to conduct drills that will protect the safety of your staff, clients, and the...

Create Your Business Plan Workshop

Create Your Business Plan using EzyBizPlan Attend our Free "Create Your Business Plan Workshop" this Saturday! In this workshop, you will walk through the 12 critical elements of every business plan and create your own customized business model.  You will learn how to convert worksheet data into a professional business plan that you can use to help focus and grow your business. Be prepared to follow the lecture with a workbook. You will leave with a relevant and concise outline of your business plan. A FREE Workshop, but Must Register Register Now! When Saturday August 6, 2016 from 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT Registration: 10:00 AM Where Sienna Branch Library 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd Missouri City,...

Encore Entrepreneur workshop in Austin

A growing number of workers age 50-plus are turning interests, hobbies or skills into a small business. Whether you are interested in starting a small business right away or are intending to wait until after retirement now is the time to explore the possibilities. The SBA and AARP have joined forces to host a FREE workshop to learn about valuable resources available to "Encore Entrepreneurs". You will hear from SBA, SCORE and Women's Business Center (WBC) representatives. WHO:       The U.S. Small Business Administration, San Antonio District Office WHAT:     Encore Entrepreneur WHEN:     August 22, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. WHERE:   SCORE Austin  5524 Bee Caves Rd.,Ste M-300 Austin,...

SBA Turns 63 Today

SBA Turns 63 Today | Summer Reading for the Business Minded The Small Business Administration is proud to celebrate another year of serving small businesses each and every day, all year round. Learn how we support you! Learn more about SBA loan programs Get started as a contractor  Find a SBA District Office Manage your staff and employees Choose your business location and equipment Competitive Advantage What sets you apart from your competition? Learn how to get a competitive advantage with this course. Learn how to brand, study your competition, identify customers and their preferences, create pricing strategies and much more. Leverage the uniqueness of your business to create a...

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Welcome to HoustonFreelanceWriter.com!

You're busy. Let me spread knowledge and encouragement through content to your client With HoustonFreelanceWriter.com, you aren’t just investing in content–you’re investing in stress relief Let me take off your hands all those blog and social media posts that you KNOW you should be writing–but that you never can get to the top of your own priorities list You care about your clients. You want to give them–and others like them–the best possible encouragement for overcoming their struggles. And you know that, while it takes more than a few life hacks to beat a long-running challenge, the option of choosing from simple-to-implement ideas–especially when the ideas are fun...

SBA Exporting Webinar Series: Mexico

SBA Exporting Webinar Series:  Mexico Are you interested in learning more about exporting? Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Houston Mexican Consulate to learn about the programs and services available to assist your business in exporting opportunities with Mexico. Discover what financing and technical assistance is available for FREE. Hear from a panel of experts on the following topics:  SBA's export loan programs for financing your exports;  Loan packaging and business export counseling; Finding and meeting your export buyers and Export insurance and managing risk. Presenters: Estefana Salazar Badillo, Director of Pro Campeche | Mexican Consulate Steven Garrett, International Trade Specialist; | U.S. Commercial Services Houston Reginald G. Harley, SBA...

Women Owned Small Business Networking Opportunities

SBA to Present at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hosts Women Owned Small Business Networking Opportunities Forum The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District will host its second annual Women Owned Small Business Networking Opportunities Forum, July 28 to provide networking opportunities and provide updates and information on businesses who regularly do work with the Corps. The forum is free and planned for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fritz G. Lanham Federal Building, located at 819 Taylor Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102 – Room 4A14H.  Paid parking is available nearby. Key focus areas for the forum include: 1. Updates on SBA’s WOSB Federal Contracting...

More Than 50 People Attending Our Event!

More than 50 people attending. It's going to be a great networking event! Join us to network with entrepreneurs, learn how to do business profitably and enjoy free happy hour! Tomorrow Tuesday 26th at 05:30 PM 6200 Savoy Dr., Suite 950, Houston, TX 77036 Feel free to invite and bring people This event is about 24 hours from now! RSVP now: Sign up on our Meetup group or Join event on Facebook Featured Business Coach Kimberly N. Evans, BBA, MBA, a seasoned professional experienced as a Bank VP, corporate CFO and US Army. As a co-founder of professional group Houston Emerging Entrepreneurs, Evans has been helping business professionals and entrepreneurs side-by-side for more than 15 years. ...

Showcase Your Busianess For Free

It just crossed our mind! If this is a real networking event why not showcase your business? Some of you are consultants, and you will get a chance to introduce your business. But how about if you sell physical products? Bring them to this meeting and let people see, touch and feel.  NO. THERE IS NO COST. Free food and drinks. Feel free to forward this invitation to your friends. Limited seats are available. Reserve yours now: Sign up on our Meetup group or Join event on Facebook Join us to network with entrepreneurs, learn how to do business profitably and enjoy free happy hour! Come network with some of Houston professionals and small businesses. Build...

Showcase Your Business For Free

It just crossed our mind! If this is a real networking event why not showcase your business? Some of you are consultants, and you will get a chance to introduce your business. But how about if you sell physical products? Bring them to this meeting and let people see, touch and feel.  NO. THERE IS NO COST. Free food and drinks. Feel free to forward this invitation to your friends. Limited seats are available. Reserve yours now: Sign up on our Meetup group or Join event on Facebook Join us to network with entrepreneurs, learn how to do business profitably and enjoy free happy hour! Come network with some of Houston professionals and small businesses. Build...

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Join Us to Network with Entrepreneurs

Join us to network with entrepreneurs, learn how to do business profitably and enjoy free happy hour!  Come network with some of Houston professionals and small businesses. Build stronger business relationships in a relaxing atmosphere. Our featured speaker: Kimberly N. Evans is a seasoned professional experienced as a Bank VP, corporate CFO and US Army. She has earned Business & Finance undergrad degree and Masters in Business Administration in addition to numerous certifications to include Sarbanes-Oxley Trained Professional and a Paralegal Certification from Rice University to name a few. She has been helping business professionals and entrepreneurs side-by-side for more than 15 years. She is the co-founder of professional networking group Houston Emerging Entrepreneurs. Free...

SBA Exporting Webinar Series: Mexico

Are you interested in learning more about exporting? Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Houston Mexican Consulate to learn about the programs and services available to assist your business in exporting opportunities with Mexico. Discover what financing and technical assistance is available for FREE. Hear from a panel of experts on the following topics:  SBA's export loan programs for financing your exports;  Loan packaging and business export counseling; Finding and meeting your export buyers and Export insurance and managing risk. Presenters: Estefana Salazar Badillo, Director of Pro Campeche | Mexican Consulate Steven Garrett, International Trade Specialist; | U.S. Commercial Services Houston Reginald G. Harley, SBA Regional Manager | New...

Email Marketing Basics for Small Business

Email Marketing Basics for Small Business | Take Your Business Global SBA offers resources that can help you start and grow your exporting business. Get Counseling, Training, and Financing to Support. Learn More You’re Not Too Small to Compete. Expand Your Exporting Business Take Your Business Global - An Introduction to Exporting This course is  intended to be a guide for small businesses to help determine if exporting, as a business strategy, makes sense and whether the basic ingredients for export readiness are in-place. Blog | Email Marketing Basics for Small Business Email marketing is just one of many ways to engage customers and ultimately lead them to purchase a product or service.  Blog | Helping...

SBA ODA Disaster Workshop

Disaster Workshop:  Are You Prepared For The Next Big Disaster? Are you a small business owner wanting to become prepared for a disaster? Join the Houston District SBA Office, SBA Office of Disaster Assistance and the Central Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce for a FREE Disaster Workshop.  As a small business, you should always be prepared for the unexpected.  Let SBA help you prepare for a disaster, before it happens. “Forty percent of businesses do not reopen after a disaster and another 25 percent fail within one year according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Similar statistics from the United States Small Business Administration indicate that over 90 percent of businesses...

Expert Advice & Best-in-Class Resources to Defend Your Small Biz

From bizhive & Insureon: Expert Advice & Best-in-Class Resources to Defend Your Small Biz Like 150K+ Small Biz, you’ve grown to trust bizHive for free Expert advice, tools, & resource connections that help your Small Biz thrive. So we’re delighted that you expressed interest in our latest “job to be done,” Defend Your Small Biz. We’d like to introduce you to Insureon, America’s largest online insurance broker for Small Biz. Click here to get a free, no-obligation insurance quote!  Insureon has helped 10s of thousands of Small Biz understand & defend against risks, with special emphasis on what’s new.  From general liability to cyber-security coverage, from “errors & omissions” to business...

2016 Summer of Encore Mentoring

SBA & AARP Host "Free" 2016 Summer of Encore Mentoring - Dallas, TX The U.S. Small Business Administration and AARP are renewing the "Summer of Encore Mentoring", targeting entrepreneurs over the age of 50 who want to start or grow their small business. Building on the sucess of last year's Summer of Encore Mentoring, the SBA and AARP will match up encore entrepreneurs with successful business owners, community leaders and advisers for advice, counseling and training assistance. The Summer of Encore Mentoring event for Dallas will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at 9:00 am -11:00 am.  This event will be held at the DFW Minority Supplier Development...