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West Virginia launches first “Shop Small in July” campaign

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia’s first “Shop Small in July” campaign will urge citizens of the Mountain State to shop small and local throughout the month. The campaign will also encourage West Virginia small businesses to prepare for Small Business Saturday and the upcoming winter holiday shopping season. The inaugural “Shop Small in July” camp...
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Marsa Myers shines as WVSBDC 2017 State Star

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — America’s Small Business Development Center will recognize Business Coach Marsa Myers as West Virginia’s 2017 State Star, announced Erika Bailey, state director of the West Virginia Small Business Development Center. The 2017 State Stars will be recognized during the America’s SBDC 37th Annual Conference this September in Nashvi...
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National survey findings reflect on West Virginia small business

America’s SBDC survey spotlights needs, challenges, to success CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The results of a national survey by America’s SBDC have been released by the West Virginia Small Business Development Center. “The survey highlights key aspirations and obstacles facing American entrepreneurs across the generations,” said WVSBDC Director Erika Bailey...
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WVSBDC helps new owner find the right fit with shoe business

West Virginia native Carla Siburt always wanted a business of her own. She found the right fit with Allen’s Bootery, a cornerstone of business in Moundsville for nearly 70 years. When the business was handed from father to son, the store kept up the traditions of customer service, providing precise measurements to find a comfortable fit and offerin...
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WVSBDC joins first national #SBDCDay March 22

Campaign highlights the work of small business development centers  CHARLESTON, W.Va. — America’s SBDC is spearheading #SBDCDay, the first national campaign to celebrate the work of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).  West Virginia’s SBDC is joining the effort. #SBDCDay is March 22, the same date that the Small Business Developm...
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