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The Ohio SBDC Welcomes Ellen Harvey to the Team

“We are excited to have Ellen join us at the SBDC. Her experience in working with central Ohio entrepreneurs to grow their businesses makes her a perfect fit with the SBDC team.” – Michael Bowers, SBDC Director Ellen Harvey joins as a Certified Business Advisor for the Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College (SBDC). EllenContinue reading…

Maximize Your Holiday Results By Standing Out

As we head into the fourth quarter of 2018 now is the time to drive hard to the finish line and maximize your business results. Taking your marketing into high gear leading into the holidays is a great way to expand your reach and your revenue. So what is the best thing to do toContinue reading…

Surviving the Summer Sales Slump

Caught in the dog days of a summer time sales taking a dip? Wondering how you can cool off the stagnant revenue slide? With many clients focusing on back to school expenses and the like you may be feeling a bit scorched. Well here’s a few ways to glide into fall on a high note.Continue reading…

Growing Your Small Business In August

Here we are in the month of August. I bet you are getting a bunch of out of office replies when you call or send an email looking for an appointment. It can certainly be frustrating when you are hustling to grow your small business. So what makes August such a difficult month to do business?Continue reading…

How to Set Up a Business in Ohio the Easy Way

One of the most asked and basic questions I have gotten over the years as a business consultant goes something like this: ‘How do I get my business set up and get all the licenses I need?’ That question is often followed up with a concern about taxes or payroll and the difficulty in doingContinue reading…

Goal Setting In Your Small Business

I am a big believer that if you can dream it you can do it. However, to make this work you need to go beyond the dream stage and build structure that will allow you to execute. This is where goal setting comes in. Here are a few tips that you may not have heardContinue reading…

Planning Your Small Business Start-Up

The first thing that you get to understand is that the key to building a successful business is figuring out who your customers are and how you can bring value to those customers. Once you understand how you bring value to your customers you will then be able to figure out how to monitize around thisContinue reading…