Alabama Small Business News

Impact Report:

Jobs, New Businesses, Increased Sales

The 2017 Impact Report Snapshot shows another outstanding year for Alabama’s small businesses.

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Ft Benning B2G Conference & Expo

25th National B2G Procurement Conference and Expo features Jerry Ellison, Program Manager for UA’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC).  Join us on Wednesday, January 24th, at the Benning Club.  The event is free and features an outstanding Lecture Series and Panel Discussions with a focus on contracting

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SBDC GrowSmart Helps Small Businesses

GrowSmart is the signature program within Alabama SBDC aimed at entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses. Through five modules held one day per week for five weeks, companies learn the secrets behind self-analysis and management in the modern business climate.  The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network has some business-savvy instructors

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Small Business Saturday

What Comes Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? That’s Right! Small Business Saturday!!! By: Thomas A. Todt, District Director – Alabama, U.S. Small Business Administration First of all, hope you had a grand Halloween and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. It seems that every year poor

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Yolanda Johnson Named 2017 State Star

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Culverhouse College of Commerce’s Small Business advisor, Yolanda D. Johnson, received the “State Star” award from the Association of Small Business Development Centers in recognition of her contributions to serving Alabama’s small business community. The national association presented Johnson with the award in Nashville

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Half of Millennials Plan to Start a Business in the Next 3 Years

                  Study Conducted by America’s SBDC Reveals Insights into the Entrepreneurial Mindsets of Different Generations of Americans Washington, D.C. – America’s SBDC partnered with the Center for Generational Kinetics to better understand how different generations view and approach entrepreneurship.

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Calhoun County: Small Biz Advocate of the Year

The Business Awards celebration at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce recognized 21 small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs for their job well done.   Congratulations to all of the small business nominees and winners, and to the Alabama SBDC team at Jacksonville State University.   The Larry

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ASBDC at Troy University Matchmaker Success

Troy University’s Small Business Development Center Helps Area Small Businesses Grow

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Local Joe’s Trading Post: SBA Small Business Person of the Year

Jodie Ray Stanfield, owner of Local Joe’s Trading Post in Rainbow City, has been named the 2017 Alabama Small Business Person of the Year. The letter of congratulations from SBA Administrator Linda McMahon to Stanfield says, in part, “your hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication to your

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Alabama Celebrates SBDC Day March 22

When you spend most of your time working for the greater good, taking a moment to celebrate the good work you do is often an afterthought. That’s been the case for America’s Small Business Development Centers. But on March 22, 2017 that will all change. The first

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