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.
Published on Monday, 31 August 2015 21:09
Ready to make things look better, or need more space? Let the US Small Business Administration (SBA) give you a helping hand. Your business may qualify for a 504 loan, which could make expanding or sp-- Continue reading
Published on Tuesday, 11 August 2015 17:00
When is an artist most like a business-person? It had better be every day. Art making is a business, and the artist should be at the controls if he/she hopes to succeed. To hone your business skills,-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 03 August 2015 14:43
How can local governments stimulate economic development? Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRBs) offer tax subsidies to help new or existing businesses create jobs. They are not without controversy, but may-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 20 July 2015 09:08
Smart cards" are on the way. Is your business prepared? There are acronyms to learn: EMV, POS and PIN, to name a few. Who pays to convert your credit card machines? What are the deadlines involved? Sw-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 13 July 2015 18:33
What's so vital about having all of your information in tip-top shape to present to a lender? First impressions are important, and lending institutions let your documents do most of the talking. Mr. M-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 06 July 2015 10:14
Every town and city, no matter its size or location, annually faces a similar challenge-what steps will we take this year to improve our community?
In years past, those steps often heavily emphasized-- Continue reading
Published on Monday, 29 June 2015 15:01
How do you make a pitch for government contracts? It's not easy to navigate government red tape. Free help is available from seven Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) centers in New Mexico-- Continue reading
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