The CVCC Small Business Center offers a number of resources to the business community.
The CVCC Small Business Center provides many free resources to assist start-ups and small businesses, including on-demand and online option, including:
HP LIFE Online Entrepreneurship Training
The NC Small Business Center Network offers free self-paced online business learning through HP LIFE Online Entrepreneurship Training. The training is available on demand, 24 hours a day, 7 days per week! Featuring modules on key business growth topics such as Cash Flow, Effective Business Websites, Basics of Finance, Hiring Staff, Inventory Management, Marketing, Sales Forecasting, Selling Online, Social Media Marketing, and more, HP LIFE supplements SBC seminars and counseling services—at your convenience!
This service is available through a partnership between the NC Small Business Center Network and the Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE).
To access this free program, visit HP LIFE Online Entrepreneurship Training to get started.
Entrepreneur Exchange Podcast
SBC Director Jeff Neuville and CVCC Dean of Business Gary Muller partner with The MESH Podcast Network to host the Entrepreneur Exchange podcast, a monthly podcast which provides advice and insight on issues important to start-ups and small businesses. Visit the Entrepreneur Exchange home page to listen online or download the Entrepreneur Exchange to your mobile device from iTunes or other popular podcast outlets.
Keep in Touch
Visit the SBC’s Facebook page to see what is happening at the Small Business Center and join our email list to get regular updates about seminars, workshops, and community activities for start-ups and small businesses.
Links for More Help
» Links to Registrations, Tax ID numbers, Licenses, Permits, Articles, and Trademarks
» US Small Business Administration
» Business Links for North Carolina
» NC Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC)
» Catawba County Chamber of Commerce
» Catawba County Economic Development Corporation
» Alexander County Economic Development Corporation
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For more information or to schedule a confidential business counseling meeting, contact: