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Your First Step Toward Business Growth: SWOT Analysis

Should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve. Read more

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4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

This webinar shares simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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Boosting Productivity in Small Businesses

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Are your employees acting a little sluggish lately? Is it the winter blues or something more? As a small business, you don’t have time to let them work it out on their own. Here... Read more
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Building a Positive Vibe In Your Business

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Does your business have “drainers” – people whose negativity drains everyone else’s energy and drags your business down? Or, worse yet, are you a “drainer” yourself? 10 Ways to... Read more
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Independent Contractor Vs. Employee Classifications

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Before you determine how to treat payments you make for services, you must first know the business relationship that exists between you and the person performing the services. ... Read more
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Business Plan Outline and Checklist

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A high-level checklist of everything you need in your business plan from A to Z. Read more

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SCORE Chapel Hill Durham Local Resources

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STARTUP AND BUSINESS PLAN TOPICS How to Start A Business in the Chapel Hill Durham Area  Business Plan Outline and Checklist Market Research Tips Building a Strong Brand for Your... Read more
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July 19: Ask an Expert - Solutions to the Challenges of Rural Business Ownership

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July 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Join us for this hour-long session solely dedicated to answering your questions about rural business ownership. Read more

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July 14: Ask an Expert - Retail Strategies that Address Supply Chain, Automated Technology, Social Commerce and More

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July 14, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Join us for an hour-long live Q&A led by retail expert Ritchie Sayner, who is dedicated to answering your retail questions. Read more

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How to Complete a SWOT Analysis - A Step by Step Demonstration

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June 23, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will provide a brief overview of a SWOT analysis along with an interactive live demonstration of an actual SWOT analysis with an attendee. Read more

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Social Media for Small Business Owners: 11 Top Strategies

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June 23, 2022,

From responding to your audience to consistently posting content, there are several social media strategies for small business owners.

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9 Items to Table Until Your Business is Making Money

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June 17, 2022,

When you are just starting the business, you begin to think about ways and strategies to quickly reach your goals - which can sometimes result in you spending more.

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Mutt's Sauce Small Business Journey

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While serving in the US Air Force, Charlie “Mutt” Ferrell, Jr. was known for his homemade, all-purpose sauce. Decades later, his granddaughter Charlynda founded Mutt’s Sauce to... Read more

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