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Nonprofit Pinterest Promotion


May 8th, 2013, 04:32:34 PM
Posted in Advertising, Communications, Marketing, Technology, Tools, Trends | No Comments »

By Rachel Harper- Marketing Intern at the Nevada SBDC As a Marketing intern, I spend a lot of time researching what’s new and trending in terms of marketing. Currently, Pinterest is increasing in popularity, so now is the time to hop on the bandwagon. Though not yet as popular as Facebook or Twitter, Pinterest has […]

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 […]

WordPress Recommended for Small Businesses and Non-Profits


March 10th, 2010, 11:45:25 AM
Posted in Business Start-Up, Marketing, Technology, Tools | 3 Comments »

Small businesses and non-profits are beginning to realize that they don’t necessarily need a custom built CMS system to run their website. Why not use a state-of-the-art publishing platform that focuses on aesthetics, web standards and usability – and not to mention… it’s FREE?

So you have a new website…now what?


February 1st, 2010, 12:40:10 PM
Posted in Business Start-Up, Marketing, Technology, Tools | 1 Comment »

As a follow up to the 12th step in the SEO Checklist for Your New Website, I recommend adding your site to the following 8 Free Business Listing Websites: Google, Yahoo, Bing, Yelp, City Search, Merchant Circle, Trip Advisor and DMOZ. You will be asked to create a business profile allowing you to add a […]

12 Steps for Search Engine Optimization


January 26th, 2010, 06:20:40 PM
Posted in Business Start-Up, Marketing, Technology, Tools | 3 Comments »

A checklist to use during the development process Are you ready to build a website for your small business or for yourself? There are simple search engine optimization steps you should consider during the development process. The following 12 step optimization checklist will bring you one step closer to maximizing your revenues with smart web […]

Learn How to Export


August 18th, 2009, 03:34:01 PM
Posted in Events, Exporting, Tools | No Comments »

The Nevada Small Business Development Center has teamed up with several partners to offer a top notch three-session training series on getting your business set up to export. The training will take place in Las Vegas, and will be available by interactive video in Reno, Carson City, and Winnemucca. Sign-up now as space is limited. […]

Need to Blog Post Quicker? Easier?


September 21st, 2007, 03:17:30 PM
Posted in E-Commerce, Technology, Tools | No Comments »

We have just added Josh Kenzer’s QuickPost plugin to the WordPress interface that powers our Blog, It’s cool and will make it much easier for our authors to create their posts on our blog. I’m creating this post to take it for a spin the first time. Josh works over at Twelve Horses, the folks […]

How to Get Search Engines to Pay Attention


September 4th, 2007, 11:11:40 AM
Posted in E-Commerce, Marketing, Technology, Tools | 6 Comments »

The days of putting up a website then waiting for it to show up on the first page of any search engine are long gone. Today it takes time and effort to see your site in the first couple pages of results. However, most site owners and webmasters do not know where to begin. By […]

Biz Info Library Launches


February 28th, 2007, 04:23:24 PM
Posted in Business Start-Up, Resources, Tools, Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

A great new online resource for entrepreneurs was launched yesterday as part of EntrepreneurshipWeek which is currently underway. The Biz Info Library contains a well organized yet vast collection of brief business articles on topics including Researching, Financing, Starting a Business, Marketing, and Managing Employees in a Business. I took a little time this afternoon […]

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