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Bladen Community College- Building 2, Room 203
Building Two

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

Thursday, November 02, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
What's new in 2018? How do you find that niche future market?
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Starting a small business requires determination, motivation, planning and know-how. One of the safest ways to start a new business is to start out working from home. Not only will your overhead be low, it gives you an opportunity to try out your idea before plunging in. This seminar is designed to help you determine if you are ready to start your own business, and if so, learn just what it is going to take.

Business Basics

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Learn what bankers and other lenders, vendors, and leaseholders look for in a successful business plan. Use these simple steps to compile your business plan, detail your start-up costs, fully understand your competition, and be prepared to seek financial assistance and/or terms with your vendors. This seminar is perfect to follow up with other SBC workshops. You may also receive free counseling to follow up as well.


Thursday, October 26, 2017 7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Are you dragging yourself to your business and back home? Learn how to put enthusiasm back into your business and into your employees. Recognize early signs of stress and burnout and address them quickly.

Managing a Business

Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
This program will help business owners and potential business owners understand how to set and meet your priorities, work more effectively with people around you, dig out from under the paperwork and e-mail avalanche, and move closer to a balanced life. Acquiring these skills is essential for growing a business.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
In this quick webinar, 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, and more. If you can not attend this webinar, look for the same one offered on September 18 at 7pm or October 27 at 10am.
Thursday, December 07, 2017 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Too often we hear that “luck” is the main reason that a business fails or succeeds. This could not be further from the truth as successful businesses share common traits - and luck is not one of them! After researching hundreds of small businesses in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for the past nine years, the presenter created this seminar which reveals common traits that successful small businesses possess. Small businesses that possess these traits have shown growth and produced handsome profits for their owners. This seminar is designed for the individual when thinking of opening a new business as well as existing entrepreneurs who seek the inside secrets of how to make their business better. Opening and operating a small business involves a huge investment of time, talent and resources. Insure the success of your business and your personal success by planning to attend this informative and enlightening seminar. Call to Pre-register: 910-879-5572
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7418 NC Hwy 41 W
Dublin, NC 28332

Building Two

upstairs Suite 203

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