The SBDC offers free individual counseling in such areas as new business feasibility ans start-up, business plan preparation, financial management, and general management strategies for small businesses engaged in retail, service, manufacturing and wholesale industries. Learn more »


The SBDC offers free and low cost workshops, seminars and courses geared to the needs of small businesses. Utilizing qualified professionals recruited from the business world, the SBDC provides hands-on, expert instruction on varied business topics. Learn more »


The SBDC has access to a wide range of information for business success. Let us give you that extra advantage needed in today’s competitive business environment. The SBDC can provide business with information concerning contracting with government, international trade, intellectual property protection and technology transfer. Learn more »

October 03, 2014

These hands-on 4 evening courses provide better, easier Quickbooks accounting for the small business owner.

Basic Course: October 6-9, 2014 at Kilgore College Longview Center (LH 105).

The course includes common business accounting terms, introduction to Quickbooks, creating a new company file, establishing you Quickbooks chart of accounts, 1099's tracking sales taxes, budgets and forecast, tracking sales orders and backorders and more!

Advanced Course: November 3-6 at Kilgore College Longview Center (LH105).

November 19, 2013
Did you know that you can raise money by having friends, family, colleagues, suppliers and vendors invest in your business, completely legally? There is new legislation that allows small and medium size companies to raise funds online. It's called a DPO (Direct Public Offering) as opposed to an IPO (Initial Public Offering). It allows companies to offer shares to family, colleagues, angel investors, suppliers, vendors and customers without the huge hassles of national registration, quarterly filings and reporting, meeting EDGAR and Sarbanes-Oxley requirements, NASDAQ or NYSE filings, etc. etc.

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Download our free online training videos on topics such as: Development a Pricing Strategy, Developing a Business Plan, Turbocharge your Sales and Performance Based Pay.

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