According to a recent report, Black women are working incrediby hard to improve the country, but are receiving very little support. The fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the country, Black women are still struggling to land leadership roles in various industries. However, this isn’t news to Black women. We know and have been told from day […]
Before Madam C.J. Walker and Annie Turnbo Malone succeeded in the beauty industry in the early 20th century, Christiana Carteaux Bannister, a woman of African-American and Narragansett Indian heritage, had already achieved success as a hair stylist (and wigmaker) in pre-Civil War America. Carteaux Bannister was born Christiana Babcock in Rhode Island circa 1820. After […]
Tracking and understanding cash flow is vital for any business. You need to know how the amount of money you bring into your business compares to the amount going out. If you’re spending more than you’re earning, you need to make changes to avoid going out of business. “Put simply, cash flow is the money […]
In recognition of Black History Month, we encourage all to celebrate and honor the achievements of African American business people. Below are influential entrepreneurs whose contributions have made impacts on the United States. Read More……
Business owners often need to utilize more than one source of financing to get their new startup off the ground. Typical options include business loans, raising money, or using your savings. We’ll analyze the 11 best startup business loans, from SBA loans to angel investors to Rollovers for Business Startups (ROBS). A ROBS might be […]
It costs money to start a business. Funding your business is one of the first — and most important — financial choices most business owners make. How you choose to fund your business could affect how you structure and run your business. Read More……
Social media marketing, or SMM, is a form of internet marketing that involves creating and sharing content on social media networks in order to achieve your marketing and branding goals. Social media marketing includes activities like posting text and image updates, videos, and and other content that drives audience engagement, as well as paid social […]
Just how dominant a business tool was social media in 2017? Despite being involved in an investigation by Congress, Facebook reported its highest earnings everin Q3, up nearly 50% from a year ago. Its mobile ads are so popular that the platform is actually starting to run out of space for them, even though they’re […]
This year my annual list of business trends celebrates its fifth year. As with previous years, my picks for 2018 represent bold and innovative moves that leading companies around the world are making to drive success. Some of this years’ trends are in the fledgling phase, while others have already taken root. These trends come […]
Robin Olin, CEO of Estuary Oysters, discusses their innovative approach to an old profession. The Florida SBDC at Florida A&M University provided a comprehensive business plan to fill in the gaps to help their business succeed.
Very good! I would recommend this process to anyone who is considering starting a new business.
The SBDC Business Analyst listened to me and was able to access a sales approach. He also helped me strategize my sale approach!
I feel this service has tremendous value!
This gave me a clear vision of what I need to do! There will be a lot of leg work, but I have a lot of confidence in the success of my idea. Thank you!
Everyone has been helpful and great to work with.
Take advantage of what SBDC at FAMU offers! A great resource that any business should use!
Good Job! Whew, never knew starting a business was so involved!
I'm really excited about starting my business and look forward to learning more from the SBDC as I grow!
I appreciate having a workshop like this in the community to help Tallahassee citizens succeed in their endeavors. The SBDC at Florida A&M University is an invaluable resource!