U.S. Small Business AdministrationVisit the Small Business Administration website at www.sba.gov for helpful information designed to assist entrepreneurs, including starting and managing a small business, loans, updates on federal guidelines and policies and more.   Resources include:   


Take Your Business Global – An Introduction to Exporting

Take Bus Global logoThis 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

Upcoming Webinars  

What the Healthcare Law Means for Your Small Business

Register | Thursday, July 21, 2016 | 2pm – 3pm ET

Find out how to navigate the opportunities in health care through the Affordable Care Act 101 webinar series. Registration is free, but required.

Unexpected Ways to Grow Your Blog Subscriber List

Register | Tuesday, July 26, 2016 | 2pm ET

How can we afford to write new content weekly? The internet is cluttered with advice on how to grow your blog subscriber list. In this webinar, you’ll learn how to optimize and automate your content marketing to save your team time while building a truly efficient and effective content creation engine.

Protecting Your Business Data in Todays Inter-Connected World

Register | Thursday, July 28, 2016 | 8:30am – 9:30am PST

The threat landscape in cyber-space keeps evolving. Cloud technologies are designed to continuously identify and mitigate risks, and can help small businesses leverage the best of breed security and privacy capabilities, while focusing on their core competencies. Join this webinar to learn more about how cybersecurity threats are evolving, what risks they pose, and best practices to protect your business information in the digital age.


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.

Helping Employees TaxWise Who Work from Home     

If your business has employees who work from home, understand the tax rules they face for claiming a home office deduction and what you can do to help them.

How to Immediately Become a More Credit Savvy Business Owner
Credit plays an important role in your personal and business life. It impacts your purchasing power, the interest rates you’ll pay, and the terms of repayment.

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For more small business training, tools, and local assistance information, visit the SBA Learning Center.

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