SBA Blog

November 14
Should You Be Looking At New Franchise Opportunities?

When it comes to investigating franchise opportunities, you have lots of choices these days.
You can explore:

  • Food franchises
  • Retail franchises
  • B2B franchises...
November 09
Join #SBAchat for Marketing Tips this Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again! The U.S. Small Business Administration (@SBAgov) will host a holiday marketing Twitter chat on November 14 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Join us and industry experts as we share...

November 08
Why Hire Veterans?

The month of November is a time to celebrate Veterans Day. This year Veterans Day falls on Saturday, November 11 (Friday, November 10 is the federal holiday to celebrate it). There are more than...

November 08
5 Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Business Credit Profile

A business credit profile is the face that a company presents to lenders, suppliers, insurance companies, lessors and other businesses when they decide whether to extend credit or do business with...

November 07
SBA serves veterans who served our nation

Retired U.S. Air Force Master Sergeant Greg Lyles and his son Chandler, a retired USAF Airman, turned their love of barbecue into a successful business that has generated over $1 million in sales...

November 02
How to Market for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is bigger than ever—and despite what you may think, it’s not just for retailers or even just for brick-and-mortar businesses. Here’s what you need to know and how to take...

November 02
What Makes an Ongoing Business Forecast Realistic?

I’ve posted here before about about why to forecast basic business numbers and...

November 02
Moments that Matter: Making the Connection

Your first business plan. Your first employee. The training course that gives you an edge in the marketplace. Finding a mentor. Receiving the capital you need to expand your business. The turning...

October 31
Moments that Matter: Laying a Foundation for Business and BBQ

  Your first business plan. Your first employee. The training course that gives you an edge in the marketplace. Finding a mentor. Receiving the capital you need to expand...

October 31
How to Start a Craft Business

It’s not unusual to turn a hobby into a business, and that includes crafting. If you have ever thought about selling your crafts or turning your crafting love into a part-time or full-time...

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