small business News for September 04 2017

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2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Employer Firms

Timely information on small business financing needs, decisions and outcomes is critical to understanding and fostering the sector’s health and growth. To provide these insights to policymakers, researchers and service providers, the Small Business Credit Survey is a national collaboration among the 12 Reserve Banks of the Federal Reserve System. In 2016, it yielded 10,303 responses from small businesses with employees, or employer firms, located in 50 states and the District of Columbia. Results from the 2016 survey showed that while many employer small businesses were profitable and optimistic in 2016, a significant majority faced financial challenges, experienced funding gaps and relied on personal finances. Similar to 2015, a majority of firms reported that they were profitable and had growing revenues in 2016. 61% of employer small businesses faced financial challenges in the last year. The most common way employer firms coped with financial challenges was by self-funding. Most firms-55%-sought $100,000 or less in financing. Personal assets and personal guarantees are commonly used to secure debt, even among larger firms. 60% of applicants had a financing shortfall, meaning they received less than the amount they applied for. Smaller firms also frequently turn to online lenders and other sources. Successful applicants reported greatest satisfaction with small banks and credit unions.
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DLA Office of Small Business Programs

Small businesses provide critical resources that contribute to DLA’s mission. We are committed to providing all categories of small businesses an opportunity to participate in DLA acquisitions. This site contains information to inform and educate small businesses about DLA requirements and procurement practices whose mission is to “Support the Warfighter.” DLA is the Department of Defense’s largest combat support agency. It provides worldwide logistics support in both peacetime and wartime to America’s Military Services as well as civilian agencies and foreign countries. We are looking for Small Businesses to provide the goods and services we buy! DLA needs capable Small Businesses, Small Disadvantaged Businesses and 8(a)s, Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Businesses, Women-Owned Small Businesses, and Veteran-owned and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses. Notice: Submission of invoices for Fast-Pay Orders in iRAPT..
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Small Business Center

The Small Business Center Network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers located at community colleges throughout North Carolina, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses as a community-based provider of business training, counseling, and resource information. As part of the Small Business Center Network, the Small Business Center at Durham Tech provides business owners with the information they need for success, including – but not limited to – advice on marketing, sales, bookkeeping, and financial management. Training and technical assistance in starting your business; Business skill seminars, workshops, and courses; Confidential counseling to help you develop your business plan or address your business needs; Resource and referral services; and. A Resource Center with small business publications and literature. The Small Business Center is located in the SOUTHBank Building, 400 West Main Street, on the third floor.
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Small Business Solver

Have a problem or area of your business that you need help with? Each section below provides you with self-diagnostic tools to help you pinpoint and access the tools and resources to help. Identify your major roadblocks to getting customers and focus on improving the areas that will get you sales fast. Find out how to get in front of your customers with choosing the best marketing tools using the time and money you have. Or learn to write your own business plan using our self directed templates.
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Achieve Your Goals By Acquiring Advanced Skills With A Small Business Management Degree

Running a small business is no small feat, as meticulous business planning, execution, effective employee handling, among others, is required to make it a success. These programs are designed to help students acquire the necessary business and managerial skills, essential to running a small business successfully. Some of the courses included in this qualification are E commerce for small business, operational issues in small business management, human resource management, budgeting and forecasting and business plan writing. A:Small Business Management Programs are designed for students interested in setting up their own small business or wish to work in small-medium sized organizations. The main courses that are usually studied in such program include the following: business plan, marketing strategies, entrepreneurship, action planning and management, opportunity recognition, financial management, operating systems development for small business, and human resource management.
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