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Guilford Technical Community College Small Business Center
Nussbaum Center for Entrepreneurship

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, 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

DarLinda Finch, Administrative Assistant - 336/334.4822 ext. 62001

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Monday, May 02, 2016 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday, May 12, 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, May 26, 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.
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Find out the top things you need to know before considering a childcare business. Explore state, city, occupation and regulation rules. Speak with professionals that have the experience and the know how to get your childcare center open and accredited.
Speaker: Chisa Pennix-Brown, Lady Bizness
Thursday, June 09, 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.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Want to design a website, but don't know where to start? Have a website and want to start over? All Businesses need an online presence and "Websites Made Easy" will help you create a winning site. This 3 hour workshop will help you to do the following: • Review multiple site options • Understand the differences in Blogs, Traditional Sites, and Landing Pages • Create content that uses keywords and reinforces SEO • Analyze good design that you can implement
Speaker: Lady Bizness, Inc.
Thursday, June 23, 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.
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