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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.

Film-Friendly Businesses Can Help Diversify State's Economy

Film-Friendly Businesses Can Help Diversify State's Economy

Marisa Jimenez at Santa Fe StudiosWhat does it take to attract film-makers to your business? Marisa Xochtl Jimenez of Santa Fe Studios has found that asking questions; thinking outside the box; being-- Continue reading

USDA Microloans Aim to Encourage New Crop of Farmers

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is making it easier for New Mexicans to take up — or continue — farming in a state that's famous for its chile and other commercial crops but also produces specialty ite-- Continue reading

Everything you need to know about target marketing, Part 2 of 2

Last week’s article discussed what target marketing is and the different kinds of target marketing. Identifying your target market was also discussed. This week will include researching and using target-- Continue reading

Everything you need to know about target marketing, Part 1 of 2

One of your first steps in starting a business (or growing one) is identifying your market. Once you've identified your market, you can begin targeting the people who will pay for all of your business-- Continue reading

Rural Communities See Growth Through Commercial Kitchen Incubators

Food entrepreneurship might help reverse economic decline in rural areas. One creative way to encourage this is through setting up community kitchens, helping food startups get their products to marke-- Continue reading

What you have and how you talk about it - In person and on Conference Calls

What do these three situations have in common...a person who participates on a panel...a person who builds and installs cabinets in garages...an exterminator who removes bees from your house? They all-- Continue reading

Marketing Your Small Business

How to Transform Your Local Brand — What are the Ingredients?

During this two hour, highly interactive workshop, we will talk about how to define and develop the local brand for small-medium businesse-- Continue reading

Banks Work Around the Clock to Thwart Cyber Crooks

Crime fighters are not just on TV. The folks at your local bank fight crime, too — cyber crime. Thieves are creative about finding ways to steal your financial information. Your bank has your back, thou-- Continue reading

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