Julie Nolen to present Hot Business Trends

If you’re in the Palmer area, don’t miss out on this month’s Palmer Chamber of Commerce meetup where SBDC Assistant State Director Julie Nolen will be presenting her popular “Hot Business Trends”. Learn what markets are poised for success and what demographics are driving sales. Learn more about the event here. More

Upcoming Office Closures

Our SBDC offices will be closed from December 24th until January 3rd for the holidays. Please check with your local center for extended closures. Thank you for your consideration!     More

Shop Small Today!

It’s Shop Small Saturday and we can’t wait to see where you take your #ShopSmall Selfie! Learn more about participating businesses and how you can win some Buy Alaska Swag here. More

Are You Forgetting Something? End of Year Tips and To Dos

By the end of November many seasonal, non retail, Alaska businesses slow down and the business owners have time to work on their businesses.  This late November or early December window of opportunity is the perfect time to do some tax planning for the current year before year ends.  With 10 or 11 months of … Continue reading "Are You Forgetting Something? End of Year Tips and To Dos" More

What You Should Know About Facebook Videos

Recently, a Youtube video went viral entitled “How Facebook is stealing Billions of Views“. This particularly matters for businesses who make money by posting videos online but it also has some valuable information to small business owners who use social media as a marketing tool. Below is some condensed info about Facebook and their video … Continue reading "What You Should Know About Facebook Videos" More