Tag: SBDC at FIU

Disaster Preparedness, Economy, Finance

COVID-19: Resources to help your small business now

Like you, the team at Florida SBDC at FIU, the small business development center within the university’s College of Business, has been following developments with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  Here is some updated information the organization is sharing on COVID-19-related resources. We’ll start with some important updates on SBA financial assistance […]

Disaster Preparedness, Operations

Bookmark these: Coronavirus resources for small businesses

UPDATE: Florida Governor Rob DeSantis activates emergency bridge loan program to get interest free short-term loans to small businesses impacted by COVID-19. Read more here.    Like all of you, Florida SBDC at FIU has been following developments with the Coronavirus (COVID-19).  We’d like to share updated information on COVID-19-related […]

Growth Stages, Marketing, Public Relations, Strategy

PR is not just for the big guys. Here are ways to tell your story

What is public relations? “It starts with understanding the purpose of the company and then defining how the company communicates, with customers and with journalists,” said Nile Kirec, a consultant at Florida SBDC at FIU, the small business development center within FIU’s College of Business, who specializes in marketing, PR […]

Finance, Marketing, Networking, Strategy

Small businesses won $120.8B in federal contracts in 2018. A free seminar may help you get a piece of the pie

This just in: The U.S. Small Business Administration announced that the federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year in 2018, awarding 25.05% in federal contract dollars to small businesses. That totaled $120.8 billion, an increase from the previous fiscal year of nearly $15 […]