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Guilford Technical Community College Small Business Center
Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship
Greensboro

Phone: 336-334-4822 ext 62001
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The mission of the Small Business Center is to increase the number and success of viable small businesses in North Carolina by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners which will lead to job creation and retention. Our Small Business Center is here to assist you by offering one-on-one confidential business counseling plus workshops and seminars on a variety of business topics. We are a community-based provider of education and training, counseling, networking and referrals.  All of our services are free!  Let our Small Business Center help you develop a plan of action to turn your dreams into a reality!

Guilford Technical Community College's (GTCC) Small Business Center, located in the Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship in Greensboro, provides many resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses located in Guilford County, including:

  • Free, confidential, one-to-one counseling;
  • Free seminars, workshops and programs on critical aspects of starting a new business and managing a small business
  • Business plan and feasibility study development
  • Marketing strategies and tactics
  • Licensing, permit, and tax requirements
  • Review and analysis of financial performance
  • Financing options and opportunities for small businesses
  • Resources (books, videos, on-line publications and research tools) to help you successfully start and grow your business

Learn more about the impact that entrepreneurs and small businesses have in Guilford County and find additional organizations that can help you by visiting GreensboroEntrepreneur.com, an exciting new resource for our area!

GTCC SBC Video - Check out a great video about why you need to attend our free seminars!

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hagenbuch, Director - 336/334.4822 ext. 62003  mthagenbuch@gtcc.edu

DarLinda Finch, Administrative Assistant - 336/334.4822 ext. 62001   dkfinch@gtcc.edu



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Events

Thursday, July 28, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Are you having problems with customers/clients finding you because you do not have a web presence? Google's Get Your Business On the Map program helps small businesses get ahead by hosting a website through StartLogic, with free hosting for a year. This is a perfect time to get your website built and make it easier for your customers to find you.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Are you a crafter or a hobbyist that wants to make money selling your products or services? Plenty of people have a hobby or a skill and do not know how to turn it into a business. Meet entrepreneurs who have been able to go from Crafting to CASH! Explore various ways to sell, market, and develop your talent into a business. Open to the public, students, professionals, and entrepreneurs.
Speaker: Chisa Pennix-Brown, Lady Bizness
Thursday, August 11, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
This seminar will help you use Google tools to grow your business online. Learn about the free tools to show you how people search Google and how they use your website.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
GTCC Small Business Center is hosting AARP, SBA in bringing you a half day program featuring speed mentoring & panel discussions with counselors & small business experts. We will have an accountant, banker, attorney, marketing specialist, Greensboro library & representatives from Score Greensboro Triad, SBTDC and Small Business Center at GTCC!
Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Learning about Google Analytics can be a huge tool for your online business marketing. Do you know who uses your webiste? How do people get to your website? Where do they go once on your website. Are you holding your customer's attention or are they leaving your site on first page? Learn how to use Google Analytics to make better use of your online presence.
Thursday, September 08, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Get Found on Google Search and Maps. You want optimal exposure online, so your customers can find you. Are you 'On the Map'? This session is a first in a series, to maximize your web presence. If you have a website, this session is for you. We will help you verify your business on Google, so you can show up on the search, with one click 'map-albe' directions for GPS.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Are you having problems with customers/clients finding you because you do not have a web presence? Google's Get Your Business On the Map program helps small businesses get ahead by hosting a website through StartLogic, with free hosting for a year. This is a perfect time to get your website built and make it easier for your customers to find you.
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Location

1451 South Elm Eugene Street
Suite 1201
Greensboro, NC 27406
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