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Join us for the SBDC Marketing Lab from 10am-12pm on January 16th. Bring your marketing questions or challenges and our SBDC Marketing Advisor will provide you with feedback and suggestions while you network with other entrepreneurs. This event is lecture-free and hands-on! Make sure to save your seat by registering here. Read More

After working with the Alaska SBDC for four years, the Rookery Cafe in Juneau has grown by leaps and bounds. We have updated their success story to show the positive impact owner Travis Smith has made on the local economy by adding jobs and providing valuable products and services to the Juneau community. Check out […] Read More

If your business has employees, make sure you have them fill out a new W-4 every year. This helps you make sure that your payroll withholding is in order. For more information on how your business changes once you have employees, request an appointment at under the advising tab. Read More

If you are on business, consider following our pinterest account. We have inspiration on shopping small, tools throughout the business life cycle, an introduction to each of our business advisors, and information to help you run your business well. Read More

Please note that the Alaska SBDC will be closed December 21st-26th and January 1st & 2nd for the Holidays. Please check with your local office for any extended office closures. Thank you for your consideration and have a happy holiday season! Read More

Marketing studies conclude that 87% of all business transactions are based on a repeat or a referred transaction. In other words… rapport (or a feeling of rapport). 87%! That’s huge! ¬†But let’s face it: chances are you’ll never have the opportunity to meet, face-to-face, the vast majority of people that find their way to your […] Read More

Beginning January 1st, handymen and small construction contractors will be required to register with the state and secure a bond for all jobs. The change comes after the passage¬†earlier this year of SB 193, which sets the new rules in place. For more information, see the article in Alaska Dispatch News:   Read More

This upcoming Anchorage workshop and webinar will cover the most important topics small business owners must know when filing their taxes. Topics covered include: 1. Tax Forms & Deadlines 2. Estimated Taxes 3. Worker Classification 4. Rules for deducting charitable contributions Learn more and RSVP here. Read More

We hope everyone will visit their favorite local businesses today and show them some support! Not sure where to go? Find a list of Alaskan businesses at or check out our Success Story page for a list of businesses that have worked with the SBDC! Read More

Congrats to Ruth and Jeff Adolf, new owners of Knik Tire & Auto on becoming our newest success story client! Purchasing an existing business can be a daunting process and the Adolf’s took on the challenge with the help of our Mat-Su Business Advisor, Julie Nolen. Learn more about their business and their work with […] Read More

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Serving more of Alaska. We now have 6 hubs. Find the nearest AK SBDC office.
Our PTAC program specializes in doing business with the government.

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