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About Us

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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Christina Garnett
Marketing Director
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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:...
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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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In today's social media climate, there are a number of legal issues that individuals and businesses face. Josh Treece, with Woods Rogers PLC, will discuss the legal implications of social media and how you can best protect yourself from these legal issues. The class is only 2 hours long so these...
In our Facebook Advanced workshop, we will discuss the tools and options that Facebook power users work with to receive the biggest ROI. We will briefly discuss personal Facebook tools, and will spend the majority of the time discussing business page best practices, strategies using your...
Learn the difference between traditional marketing and inbound and digital marketing. Learn how to incorporate social media into your strategy as well as creating audience personas.

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By 5+ Local Business Owners!