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The Silver City Small Business Development Center has agreed to send weekly columns to the Beat. We’re starting with ones that have already been published in the Daily Press.

The opinions do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Grant County Beat.

Community Banks Essential to Business Success

Ramiro Alcala learned the value of community banks in 2013 when he needed a loan to expand the parking lot at his Las Cruces restaurant, Las Trancas, and to add walk-in refrigerators to the kitchen.

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USDA Grants to Expand Market Reach

Lemitar is pretty far from the Pacific, but Tim Ott and Abigail "Judy" Armendariz are growing shrimp native to that ocean in a climate-controlled aquaculture plant just north of Socorro. Their company-- Continue reading

Late Movers Reap Benefits in Select Markets

Just because a company invents a popular product or introduces a novel service doesn't mean it won't face competition from late movers eager to share the action. New Mexico entrepreneurs can fight for-- Continue reading

Putting Business to the SWOT Test

Market research is an essential part of a business plan and savvy entrepreneurs will subject research data to a SWOT analysis. SWOT is an acronym for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats;-- Continue reading

Conference Enlightens Veterans About Business Opportunities, Resources

Veterans come to the private-sector workforce with a lot to offer, including advanced training in specialized fields such as logistics, security, information technology, personnel management and admin-- Continue reading

Old-School PR Can Raise Business Profile Without Stretching Its Budget

Get the word out, without breaking the bank. Sending out your own press releases, which are newsworthy and meticulously edited, can generate attention without costing big bucks. Small businesses that-- Continue reading

Counterfeit Awareness Critical for New Mexico Manufacturers

Nationwide, manufacturers are seeing an influx of counterfeit parts. Manufacturers and consumers lose when warrantied products fail because of phony components, especially if injuries and fatalities r-- Continue reading

Are There Options Besides Borrowing? Part 3

In the last two weeks' of articles several ideas were discussed to consider other options before you decide borrowing is the right path. Following are other issues to consider before taking that step.-- Continue reading

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