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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.

“Lean Startup” Turns Traditional Business Model on its Head

By Sandy Nelson, Finance New Mexico team member

Many innovators wouldn't dream of launching a business without a plan and a pile of money, but that's precisely the "lean startup" approach that advocat-- Continue reading

Character and Teamwork Keep Bus Company in the Family

A Silver City business woman hangs onto her family's company with determination and alternative lending. It's not easy keeping a family business going for more than one generation. Christina Montoya h-- Continue reading

Six Things to Take Off Your Resume Today

If it's been a while since you've looked for a job, you may not have updated your resume in quite some time. Or maybe you've updated your resume but did so based on advice you heard long ago. Either w-- Continue reading

Web Presence Begins With a Marketing Strategy

How is building a website like any other construction project? The better the foundation the better the results. If you've been struggling with how to have an effective web presence--and how to ensure-- Continue reading

Nonprofits in Need: Borrowing Can Be Tool for Financial Stability

Is your nonprofit relying solely on grants, endowments and special events for revenue? If so, you may be missing out on another great source. When traditional resources are not enough, many nonprofits-- Continue reading

Small Business Development Center Star Client

WNMU’s Small Business Development Center is proud to announce its Star Client for 2015, Little Toad Creek Brewery & Distillery.

Teresa Dahl-Bredine and Dave Crosley founded Little Toad Creek LLC i-- Continue reading

Succession Planning Should Begin Well Before Owner Exits

Who will you trust for the next leg of the race? You've worked hard to build your business. When it's time to pass it on, make sure it's in good hands. Get helpful pointers in this week's article by t-- Continue reading

Doing Business With the State Benefits Government, Private Contractors

Would you like to be part of $5 billion worth of business a year? The state of New Mexico does that much business each year with the private sector. Agencies, commissions, schools, colleges or other e-- Continue reading

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