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Chat Ask the Expert: Women's Small Business Open Forum In recognition of National Women’s History Month, SBA’s March web chat will feature an open forum on Women’s Business Ownership. Join us for an exchange on starting and growing your business. Come prepared to ask our expert questions about starting... SBA
Chat Business Opportunities for Young Women Are you a young woman with tons of fresh ideas for a small business, but without a clue on how to get started? Find out how one woman started her own company when she was young, and how the SBA can help you find the capital, mentoring and support... SBA
Chat Cash Flow Management Cash flow is the lifeblood of a business and critical in its growth. Small businesses are hugely dependent on their cash flow, and must either cut costs or scramble to find alternative funding when they are not being paid on time. With money tight... SBA
Chat Contracting Opportunities & Surety Bonds Are you looking to grow or expand your small business in the Federal Government marketplace? Does your small business need surety bonds to do public and private contracting? Get answers to your questions about selling your product or service to the... SBA
Chat Contracting with the Federal Government Federal contracting opportunities for women have expanded, and now's a good time to take the steps towards doing business with the government. Learn how during this web chat with experts from the SBA. SBA
Chat Disaster Preparedness for Business Owners: An Inside View June 1st marked the start of the Atlantic Hurricane season, and the SBA is urging small businesses to prepare before a disaster strikes by developing an emergency preparedness plan. Business owner Genma Holmes knows first-hand the importance of such... SBA
Chat Disaster Recovery for Homeowners and Businesses: An Inside View In recent weeks thousands have experienced disaster first-hand, from hurricanes and heavy rains to floods, wind and fire. After a disaster hits, homeowners and businesses can face many challenges. This month’s web chat will focus on what homeowners... SBA
Chat Encore Entrepreneurs: An Introduction to Starting Your Own Business This course is designed for individuals planning to start a business after earlier career endeavors. SBA
Chat Entrepreneur's Spotlight: Maintaining Business Success Kathleen Devlin will share her story of perseverance and success with other entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners, and provide helpful insights on the successes and challenges of entrepreneurship. Chat participants can learn about how this... SBA
Chat Expanding Your Business: What You Need To Know Small businesses growth can mean the difference between failure and success. Careful planning is not only required when starting a business, but also when considering expansion. Are you looking for answers to your small business questions about... SBA
Chat Finding Capital to Start your Small Business Looking for information on how to get the money to start your small business? Join Pravina Raghavan from SBA's New York District Office, for tips on various resources. SBA
Chat Getting Your Small Business Ready for the Tax Filing Season Are you looking for tax savings strategies for your small business? Join SBA and the AICPA to get useful and practical information for minimizing your tax bill, and on tax provisions that my affect your business. SBA
Chat Growing a Home-Based Business: What You Need to Know Boyd Wright knows first-hand what it takes to grow a successful home-based business. Chat participants can get valuable insight from Wright and learn more about working out of your house, starting a home-based business and managing a business within... SBA
Chat Growing Your Business Passion Have you considered starting or growing your business? Are you wondering which strategies will lead you to success? Get practical tips from the owners of Rodgers’ Banana Pudding Sauce during a live web chat hosted by SBA. SBA
Chat Health Care and Small Business The next SBA Web chat will center on the topic of 'Health Care and Small Business," to focus on how the Affordable Care Act will benefit small businesses, including new tax incentives and provisions. SBA
Chat Holiday Marketing Tips & Ideas With the holiday season just around the corner, get a head start with practical email and social media marketing tips and ideas. Learn how to boost your holiday marketing strategies, and get tips and advice that can critical to your business success... SBA
Chat New Year, New Business: How to Start it Right If you are considering starting your own business this year, SBA can be valuable resource to help you find a mentor, improve your business skills and get training to help boost your ideas. SBA has great resources for entrepreneurs at every stage of... SBA
Chat Regulatory Fairness: What Every Small Business Should Know Small businesses can sometimes face excessive or unfair federal enforcement actions, like repetitive audits or investigations, excessive fines, threats, retaliation or some other unfair enforcement action by a federal agency. Did you know that the... SBA
Chat SBA's New Federal Contract Program for Women - Part 1 Are you a woman business owner seeking federal contracts? Celebrate Women’s History Month and visit to get information about the SBA’s new Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program. SBA
Chat SBA's New Federal Contract Program for Women - Part 2 SBA recognizes Women’s Small Business Month, and will revisit the SBA’s Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contract program. In February of this year, the SBA launched the WOSB Federal Contract Program that provides equal access to federal... SBA
Chat Small Business Exporting & Access to Credit Does your business product or service have potential in an overseas market? Have you considered doing business globally? Exporting can be a means of substantially growing your business. Did you know that SBA offers financial assistance programs to... SBA
Chat Small Business Opportunities for Native Americans In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, SBA’s November web chat will highlight Native American small businesses. Chris James, Assistant Administrator, SBA's Office of Native American Affairs SBA’s Office of Native American Affairs... SBA
Chat Small Business Spring Clean: How to Keep Your Business Ideas Fresh No matter how small or large, working to boost your business and brand can go a long way. It’s the time of year to fertilize and prune to spur new growth -- business growth. Do you have questions about how to sharpen your business ideas, how to... SBA
Chat Small Business Start-Up -- Ask the Expert Have you considered starting a business? Not sure about the right strategies to have in place to achieve success? Learn what it takes to start a business, where to go for information and assistance, the business plan and why you need one, funding... SBA
Chat Tax Essentials for Small Business Owners With tax season around the corner, small business owners can prepare now with useful end of year tax tips. Join SBA and the AICPA web chat by posting your questions about year-end tax savings to help you prepare for the coming tax filing season.... SBA
Chat Year-end Tax Essentials for Small Business Owners As the end of 2010 draws near, business owners can learn more about year-end tax savings to help them prepare for the coming tax filing season. Did you know that there are tax deductions and credits you can use to reduce your taxes? SBA