Grow Your Business
The growth and continued viability of an existing small business can present unique challenges to business owners on a daily basis. The SBDC works with existing small businesses to help them compete in today’s local and global economy.
Our professionally certified consultants are available to provide assistance during every phase of the business cycle on a variety of topics including:
- Business expansion strategies
- Competitive analysis
- Hiring and managing employees
- Growth financing
- Industry and marketing trends
- Marketing plans
Don’t make the mistake of thinking that having the best product or the greatest customer service will automatically put you ahead of your competition. Great marketing beats a great product, and great customer service is only a starting point. So what kind of marketing should you do? You can use the following worksheets on your own or ask for our help with them.
There are many options available when it comes to finding the right financing source for your business. How do you determine which is best for YOUR business? Check out our Finding the Money booklet. You’ll find details about different financing options from micro-loans to angel investors as well as contact information for local organizations.
Local, state, and federal government agencies take bids for over $1 trillion in products and services provided to them each year. Small businesses receive many of these contracts and our Contract Procurement Center provides services specifically for local businesses owners who wish to do business with the government. From helping you build an exceptional resume for your business, matching you with available bid opportunities, and helping you meet face-to-face with the government procurement staff, the Contract Procurement Center is available to assist FREE OF CHARGE!
Contact Becky Castilleja at 806.745.3973 to learn more about government contracting.