January 4, 2013 - In This Issue:

SBDC Staff 2013
ASU-SBDC Staff (left to right): James Leavelle, Adriana Balcorta-Havins, Paul Howard, Dave Erickson, Melissa Farr, Jessica Lambert, Peggy Hodges
Dave Erickson

Welcome to the New Year! Now that the ASU-SBDC is located in the new Business Resource Center (BRC) at 69 N. Chadbourne, we are excited about bringing our line-up of business seminars and workshops to you from our new location. 


Also for the training seminars that have a fee, you can now pay by credit card directly from our website using PayPal. We look forward to seeing you for free and confidential Business Advising here or at your place of business, and for Business Training seminars and workshops conducted here at the BRC.




Dave Erickson,


Register today! Click on the links below to find out more.

January 8th, 2013

Image previewSBMCP 8-Week Course (Small Business Management Certificate Program) 

6:00pm - 8:30pm: $50 for entire series series



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Starting Your Own Business? What You Need to Know! 

6:00pm - 8:30pm: No Cost


January 10th, 2013

Image previewSocial Media Marketing 101

6:00pm - 8:00pm: $10


January 15th, 2013

Image preview2013 Business Brown Bag Series 

12:00pm - 1:00pm: FREE (lunch can be purchased for nominal fee)


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Business Plan I 

6:00pm - 8:30pm: No Cost


January 17th, 2013

Image previewHow to use Videos and YouTube to Boost Your Business 

6:00pm - 8:30pm: $10


January 22nd, 2013

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Business Plan II: Financials

6:00pm - 8:30pm: No Cost


January 24th, 2013

Image previewThe Essence of Branding: It's more than a LOGO; It's an Experience. 

6:00pm - 8:30pm: $10


January 28th, 2013


4:00pm - 6:30pm: $125: Learn the basics of QuckBooks in this hands on training class

4 Parts: Jan. 28, Jan. 30, Feb. 4, & Feb. 6


January 29th, 2013

Image previewShaking the Money Tree: Finding Funding for Your Business

6:00pm - 8:30pm: No Cost


NEW! Business Tips

January 02, 2013, By Dave Erickson

As we approach the New Year, it is important to take a look at the industry and environment in which we operate. These days, due to technology, a business can pop up that quickly changes the way an industry operates. We need to keep reviewing the environment and better understand how new business, products, services, and technology can affect our businesses.


December 23, 2012, By James Leavelle
Now is the time to look back on your business's performance in 2012 and take notice of the lessons to be learned. What went well? What could have gone better? James Leavelle tells us how to assess 2012 before we jump into 2013.


December 19, 2012, By Adriana Balcorta-Havins
As another year comes to an end, take a moment to look back on all that you've accomplished. Its not easy being a small business owner, but the pride of accomplishing what others only dream of makes it worth it. Even when things don't work out perfectly, you have still learned.... 


December 11, 2012, By Jessica Lambert
The ASU-SBDC offers free online training in English and Espaņol. Take advantage of the many small business management topics including Starting Your Business, Foundations of Marketing, Government Contracting, and much more! 


December 03, 2012, By Paul Howard

The holiday's can be a make or break time for retailers. For some businesses, up to 75% of their yearly sales can be made during this gift giving time. Make sure you're one of them by avoiding these 5 small-business holiday marketing mistakes...

NEW! Success Story
Learn how the ASU-SBDC is helping business's in the Concho Valley succeed!

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Sometimes when a business is looking for assistance it just needs to be pointed in the right direction. When Daniela Curl moved to San Angelo she had already started a successful photography business but didn't know where to begin to establish herself in her new city. James Leavelle of the SBDC was there to help answer her questions and lead her in the right direction... READ MORE

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