Archive for December, 2010


Forging ahead into 2011: Set a couple of concrete goals


December 30th, 2010, 11:12:36 AM
Posted in Energy Conservation, Time Management | No Comments »

By Marcel Fernando Schaerer, University of Nevada, Reno This past year was a rough year for many businesses. As we ring in the New Year, it’s important for business owners to first take time to celebrate and commend themselves and their employees for weathering the lingering economic storm, and to thank their loyal customers who […]

Local business owners learn the basics of building and managing a website


December 13th, 2010, 03:54:37 PM
Posted in Advertising, E-Commerce, Education, Marketing, NSBDC Services, Technology, Tools | No Comments »

It’s a sign of the times when, as counselors at the Nevada Small Business Development Center, we either remind our clients of the importance of a strong online presence or are approached as to how to tackle this challenge. While businesses seem to understand the need for a website and social media profiles, they don’t […]

Vendor Workshops for Wildfire


December 8th, 2010, 04:13:56 PM
Posted in Alerts, Government Contracting | No Comments »

Are you interested in contracting with the Federal Government to support wildland firefighting efforts? Plan now to attend a workshop in the Spring of 2011. The Bureau of Land Management and it’s partner agencies are hosting a series of workshops across Nevada starting in February. February 10, 5-7 PM, Winnemucca BLM office February 12, 10-12 […]

The Reality of Lending


December 6th, 2010, 10:37:11 AM
Posted in Business Conditions, Financing, Raising Capital | 2 Comments »

  The Reality of Lending – “The New Norm” A feature article re-posted from the online edition of  Nevada Business – The Decision Makers Magazine. A Nevadan needs $120,000 to open a used sporting goods store but can’t get a loan from a bank. Either he gives up the idea or resorts to creative financing, […]

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