We assist small businesses, individuals purchasing or selling a business, nonprofits, and aspiring business owners. We are able to offer these services at no or minimal cost due to the support of our sponsors. Visit us at www.roanokesmallbusiness.org
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We work with established businesses as well as those who are interested in starting their own business. We answer questions related to business planning, taxes, financials, marketing, and other small business needs.
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The Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center is partnering with Google to offer a free workshop on how to utilize Google Adwords Express. All participants are encouraged to bring a laptop so they can set up their accounts, learn best practices, and create practice ads for their business.
Your business needs an online presence, but you are trying to decide whether you should make your own or hire someone to do it for you. In this workshop, we will discuss website creation using Wix, Squarespace, and Wordpress. We will go over website best practices. Create an outline of what...
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The Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center works with current business owners as well as start ups. Our confidential counseling sessions are free with the support of our sponsors. We offer counseling sessions at numerous, convenient locations throughout the Roanoke Region and New...
Workshops are offered monthly on various topics pertaining to business. Our Business Basics and Marketing Basics workshops are offered each month, with more specific workshops offered periodically. Our list of classes for 2017 include: Business Basics, Marketing Basics, Social Media Basics,...
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Wonderful organization strengthening and promoting businesses in the Roanoke region.
Fantastic service for businesses who need on call accounting and audit or budget preparation.
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Social Media is a necessity in today's technological environment. In this course, we will break down the key social media platforms, best practices for each, as well as creating a strategy to make sure you reach your audience through these channels. We will discuss the following platforms:...
This course describes the fundamentals of the most important aspect of any small business: marketing. At the end of this course, you will be able to create a marketing plan for your small business that encompasses a creative plan, a positioning plan, and a media marketing calendar--the essentials...
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Great people. Good work.
Very informative and always a great resource for my company!
The Roanoke SBDC is a great place to get help and advice on starting and managing your business. We have found great value in working with them and will continue to work with the Roanoke SBDC. We highly recommend them for any business.
I just had a moment to check out their website and am so delighted to have this wonderful resource available to small business owners. Thank you.
Three counselors with varied backgrounds are always ready to assist you in growing your business! Great classes, too!
Amazing information provided in their workshops! And all for a very affordable price.