Throughout the month of December the Alexandria SBDC will be highlighting some of our clients to get an inside scoop of what their holiday season looks like. Name: Bill Butcher Business Name: Port City Brewing Company How long have you been in business in Alexandria? Since 2011. It will be 12 years in February. Tell… Read more »
Shop and celebrate locally this holiday season
This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on November 23, 2017. Much of our celebration of the holidays over the next few months is experienced through shopping, dining and entertainment. The goal each year is to minimize stress and fill the coming weeks with… Read more »
Holiday Marketing Campaigns – Some Advice to Small Business Owners
Every year, a small subset of small business owners that I meet lament that they were not prepared for the “holiday marketing season.” That is, they say they were not prepared with their holiday marketing campaign in time to take full advantage of it. Don’t let this be you! Before you know it, the winter… Read more »
Holiday Planning – Let the Festivities Begin!
Popular presenter DP Miller will present basic lighting and decorating strategies around your merchandising plans for your store windows and retail displays. Come and learn some new tricks and tips from the expert and have your most successful holiday season ever!
It’s not too early to begin holiday planning
This post is written by Bill Reagan, Executive Director of the SBDC and first appeared in the Alexandria Times on August 24, 2017. Holidays are a wonderful time in Alexandria. The area is especially beautiful and festive from Halloween through Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Years and George Washington’s birthday. We have the prototypic neighborhoods and shopping streets that… Read more »