Category Archives: SBDC

SBA webinar – Social Media: Helping You Get Started

Looking for a free 1-hour video webinar on social media? Here’s a good one from SBA (U.S. Small Business Association). This video webinar is targeted to the small business owner who doesn’t know much about social media. [For more information and context, see below the video box.] The U.S. Small Business Administration and the W20 Group, […]

Examples of Local Santa Cruz Business Facebook Pages

These days, using Social Media for marketing is a best practice. In my work with the SBDC TAP program and in working with clients directly, I’ve been helping businesses get started on using Facebook FOR BUSINESS. Here are examples of some local Santa Cruz Business Facebook Pages: Bookshop Santa Cruz Cafe Delmarette (One of my […]

Updated! Great Social Media Resources – LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Blogging

[Note: Scroll down to see the great list of resources/links. Originally posted June 15, 2010. Updated with more resources July 22, 2010. Updated again on December 22, 2010, January 5, 2011, January 14, 2011, February 7, 2011, February 22, 2011, May 17, 2011.] One of the things I do as a consultant is technology advising […]

Stimulus Opportunities for Small Business

Stimulus Opportunities for Small Business Thursday, July 9, 2009, 9am-1pm Brought to you by the Silicon Valley Small Business Development Center (SBDC) [View Full Details and Register] The Stimulus Opportunities for Small Business program is a FREE half-day session featuring buyers for state and federal government projects, as well as buyers from large corporations.  It will also feature […]

SBDC: Tools, Tips and Opportunities

Navigating the Storm: Tools, Tips and Opportunities for Small Businesses Join Santa Cruz SCORE and the Central Coast Small Business Development Center for panel of local small business owners.  The panelists will take questions from the audience on how they are dealing with business challenges during today’s economic downturn, and how they are finding new opportunities.   Keynote […]

SBDC Brown Bag at Santa Cruz Public Library, SEO on April 7, 2009

SBDC’s monthly event: Search Engine Optimization brown bag discussion with Drew Arenson, Equity Marketing Solutions. Tue, Apr 7, 2009 11:45 AM – 1 PM Santa Cruz Central Library – Upstairs Meeting Room, 224 Church St SBDC Brown Bag: FREE of Charge 2nd Tuesday of the month, 11:45 to 1:00 pm. Bring Your Own Brown Bag […]