You have social media accounts, but do you ever run out of ideas to write or talk about? At last month’s Small Business Roundtable attendees brainstormed ideas for social media posts, from Tweets to Podcasts. Each participant gave a very brief “elevator speech” about their business, and others told them what they would want to… Read more »
Selling to the Commonwealth
This free workshop is designed to educate small, woman and/or minority business owners about opportunities to sell their goods and services to the Commonwealth of Virginia and many local governments. Each year the State buys goods and services totaling more than $8 billion – learn how your company can be a part of that! The… Read more »
Alexandria SBDC AMPLIFY – A Success!
Do you ever wish that you had the time to work ON your business rather than IN your business? Eight local entrepreneurs have been doing just that for the last several months, as the initial cohort in the Alexandria SBDC’s AMPLIFY program. The group met for six 90-minute sessions over a three month period that… Read more »
What is Your Competitive Advantage?
What makes a potential customer want to buy your goods or services from you rather than from someone else? If you are a small business you may not be able to compete with the “big guys” on price. So what sets you apart? This is something that all small business owners need to think about… Read more »
Advice to Government Contractors for Fiscal Year End
We’re less than a month away from the end of the Federal fiscal year, and we know our clients may be wondering about what they should do to prepare. So, we asked John Boulware, our Federal Government Contracting specialist, if he had any advice for our clients. His response is below: All government contractors should be… Read more »