Helping Your Business Start, Grow and Succeed

7 Ways to Boost Your Small-Business Marketing

A fantastic customer experience goes a long way to building success. Marketing that success is vital to your business’ survival.

Posted on: Friday, June 1, 2018 - 2:07pm

7 Time Management Tips for New Business Owners

We all know that running a business can be overwhelming at times. With competing demands, finding time to do everything may seem unworkable. This insightful article offers 7 excellent tips that will help you stay focused, take better charge of your day, and improve productivity.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 4:20pm

Optimizing your Website Address

Your URL, also known as your domain name, is a marketing message, and how you present it says a lot to your audience - especially if you're targeting an audience 40 or under. Presenting it the way you did 20, 10 or even 5 years ago risks being 'out of sync' with what your audience expects to see...

Posted on: Monday, May 7, 2018 - 8:53am

Central Valley small businesses honored

Central Valley Business Times, MERCED October 3, 2017 10:09am

•  SBDC Network Announces Small Businesses of the Year
•  “These business owners are making a difference in their communities”

Posted on: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:30pm

Millennials and small business go well together, study says

Millennials — Americans born between 1980 and 2000 — may be the most entrepreneurial generation ever. A new study shows Millennials have more experience with small business and greater desire to start businesses than previous generations. But the study also demonstrates a continuing need for...

Posted on: Monday, December 18, 2017 - 2:26pm

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The Central CA Small Business Development Center is a regional network funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Economic Development Corporation and Regional Hosts. The regional host of the network is the University of Merced. The Central CA Regional SBDC and its affiliate SBDC Centers are nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the California SBDC closest to you.