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Bladen Community College
Building Two-upstairs Room 203
Dublin, NC

Phone: 910.879.5572
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The Small Business Center Network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers throughout North Carolina, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.

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To receive updates about Bladen SBC, TEXT @sbcn to (910) 984-8069.

Twice a year, the center offers the following “How to” seminars:

Start a Business - Learn the basics to getting your business up and running

Write a Business Plan - blueprint for your business; most lenders require one

Market Your Business - techniques that will get your business noticed

Taxes and Record-keeping - ins and outs of the how and why on records

Financing and Funding Your Business - how to get the money you need

Contact the Small Business Center:

Todd Lyden, Director
7418 NC Hwy 41W | Dublin, NC 28332
Phone: 910.879.5572
Fax: 910.879.5569

Bladen Community College-  an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution

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Please register online for any of the following NO COST seminars!

Start-up Assistance

Tuesday, November 08, 2016 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What your nonprofit does--your programs--is the hig hest priority for any nonprofit manager. revenue generation is the second . New ways for nonprofits to raise revenue spring int o existence every year, but where those funds come from stays pretty much t he same year after year. There is also a basic inventory of methods th at should form the back bone of your fundraising efforts. These are, litera lly, your "bread and butter." Come and learn more of “How to put the fun ds into your Fundraising efforts.” • Ten essentials you need to know concerning Fundrais ing. • Tips Concerning o Individual Funding o Better Fundraising • 8 Ways to Raise 2,500 (or More) in 10 days (or less ). • Writing a Donation letter that Seals The Deal • Ongoing VS Episodic Funding • What Does an Online Donor Look Like
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Starting your own business may seem like a daunting task, but it’s not too hard if you take it step by step. Learn the steps you need to take to make your dream become a reality.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
There are steps to successfully start a new business. Learn what considerations must be made and how to take actions to improve your chances. This seminar is perfect to follow up with other SBC workshops. You may also receive free counseling to follow up as well.

Business Basics

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Managing a Business

Monday, November 28, 2016 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
In this seminar, we will explore mostly "freemium" apps and online tools that enable small businesses and startups to avoid costs in establishing efficiencies for their business in areas like HR, invoicing, CRM, time management, finance management, communication, marketing, document management,. Bring your tablet, smartphone, or laptop- this hands on seminar will get you on the computer and show you WHY these tools can help you!

Managing Employees

Thursday, November 03, 2016 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
By joining us for this upcoming webinar style seminar, you will learn how to identify your own individual work styles and preferences and those of your employees. Even better, you’ll discover to manage the relationship at work — even with the people you currently love to hate! Spend just 60 minutes with us and gain an understanding that will be useful throughout your lifetime.
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7418 NC Hwy 41 W
Dublin, NC 28332

Building Two

upstairs Suite 215

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