April 2, 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 Rosser


Learning how to sell to the government, whether federal, state, or local, is one way of increasing sales for your business. On April 24th the SBDC is conducting a seminar titled:  How to do Business with the Government: Policies, Procedures, and Resources.  Learn how to become state HUB certified, federal 8a & 8m certified or learn about many other certifications. Local government contracting experts will present and answer questions.


Hope to see you there,



Dave Erickson

ASU-SBDC Director


(325) 942-298


Register today! Click on the links below to find out more.
April 9th, 2013

Image previewStarting Your Own Business? What You Need to Know! 6:00pm - 8:30pm: No fee to attened

April 16th, 2013

Image previewBusiness Brown Bag: Hiring 101 - Avoiding Legal Issues 

12:00pm - 1:00pm: No fee to attend

April 18th, 2013

Image previewSmall Business Management Certificate Program - 8-Week Course Orientation | 6:00pm - 8:30pm: $50 

Ramp up your small business management training and get on the fast track to business ownership by enrolling in the SBMCP 8-Week course. Enroll now! Visit www.angelo.edu/sbmcp or call Jessica at 325.942.2098 for more information about this program.

April 23rd, 2013

Image previewBasics of Bookkeeping | 6:00pm - 8:30pm: $10

April 24th, 2013

Image previewHow to do Business with The Government: Policies, Procedures, and Resources | 9:00am - 11:30am: $10

April 25th, 2013

Image previewBusiness Plan I: Writing the Narrative 

6:00pm - 8:30pm: No fee to attend

April 30th, 2013

Image previewSocial Media Marketing 101 | 6:00pm - 8:30pm: $10

Learn how the ASU-SBDC is helping businesses in the Concho Valley succeed!

Joanne Heady - Serenity Quilts of Many Colors. Success Story Qtr2 2013
 This one's PERFECT!

"I bet this one will match!" - Finally, Joanne Heady with Serenity Quilts of Many Colors, has enough room in her new building.  She built a new building which fronts TX Hwy 87 and expanded her business!  The new, big, red building located on the SW corner is hard to miss! READ MORE



 Cast wide net when looking for employees

March 25, 2013Image preview
Like me, you may have noticed an increasing number of "Now Hiring" type signs and banners popping up throughout the city, primarily in the retail sector. Here are three tips for finding the right help.


 To start new biz, know your niche

March 18, 2013Image preview
Does the Cline Shale oil boom sound like an opportunity for you to start up a new business as business picks up around San Angelo? Here are a few tips and guidelines to consider before diving in.


 Five pieces of advice for young go-getters

March 15, 2013Image preview
Many young entrepreneurs start with the idea of having their own business because they want something different, something owned. Therefore, here are five pieces of advice that I hope will help them:



March 04, 2013Image preview
A bootstrap budget shouldn't keep you from having a website. And today, you have some options. Here are some resources for you to get a FREE website and what you really get for free...

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