TVCC Small Business Development Center

TVCC Small Business Development Center The TVCC SBDC is a program of the Small Business Administration, the State of Texas and this College. We provide free and confidential counseling to existing businesses and those wanting to go into business.

Pet businesses are fun! #WeLoveDogs
06/25/2019
SBDCNet

Pet businesses are fun!
#WeLoveDogs

Turn your passion for #dogs and #cats in to a profitable #smallbiz with the help of our no-cost #petcare #startup report and 1:1 advising from your #local #SBDC. View all the resources and information at http://bit.ly/petcarebiz #SmallBizHelp #GettingStarted #SME #petbusiness

The TVCC SBDC is expanding! We are looking for another individual to join our team in the role of a Business Advisor. Pl...
06/24/2019
Small Business Development Center Advisor

The TVCC SBDC is expanding! We are looking for another individual to join our team in the role of a Business Advisor. Please visit the attached link for the job description and information on the hiring process. All applications must be submitted to the TVCC Human Resources Department.

Trinity Valley Community College is a learning-centered college that provides quality academic, workforce, and community service programs to meet the educational needs of our students and the citizens of our service area. TVCC offers academic and certificate courses at locations in Terrell, Palestin...

Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development
06/22/2019

Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development

Texas snags another Gold Shovel Award from Area Development! This annual award recognizes states that have achieved the most success in terms of new job creation and high-value investment. Read more here: http://bit.ly/2KsYJRH

Entrepreneur
06/20/2019
Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

Here’s how, as a business owner, you can turn customer service blunders into success stories.

"Business, like life, is all about how you make people feel."So what do feelings and emotion have to do with operating a...
06/18/2019

"Business, like life, is all about how you make people feel."

So what do feelings and emotion have to do with operating a restaurant? According to the above quote by restaurant legend Danny Meyer, “everything.”

Profit Tip: The Power of Hospitality
https://www.restaurantowner.com/public/3063.cfm

SBDCNet
06/13/2019
SBDCNet

SBDCNet

Ready to take your passion for #childcare to the next level by starting your own #business? Get started with our no-cost #daycare #business report at http://bit.ly/daycarebiz. You can also connect with a #local #SBDC for 1:1 assistance. Don't wait! #SmallBizHelp #SmallBiz #startup

Coffee Shop Business
06/12/2019
Coffee Shop Business

Coffee Shop Business

Think you have what it takes to serve up America's favorite drink? Learn more about the Coffee Shops industry and what it takes to start a business of your own.

"Best for brick and mortar small businesses who rely on foot traffic, Google’s Local Campaigns help bring more visibil...
06/05/2019
Google Wants to Help Your Small Business Get More Foot Traffic with Local Campaigns

"Best for brick and mortar small businesses who rely on foot traffic, Google’s Local Campaigns help bring more visibility to your location by delivering ads across Google’s properties including search, maps, YouTube and the display network. The role of the small business is to simply add a few lines of text, some imagery and a bid and Google handles the rest."
#SmallBusiness #GrowWithGoogle #OnlineMarketing

Google Local Campaigns are now being offered to more small businesses who want to generate more foot traffic to their individual storefront.

Gov. Greg Abbott Reassures Texas Plumbers State's Licensing Board Will Be Extended.
06/04/2019
Texas Board of Plumbing Examiners To Be Extended

Gov. Greg Abbott Reassures Texas Plumbers State's Licensing Board Will Be Extended.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) says the State Board of Plumbing Examiners will be extended two years, preventing the state agency that regulates and manages the licensing of plumbers from shutting down Sept. 1.

SBDCNet
06/03/2019

SBDCNet

If you're an #entrepreneur, find some #MondayMotivation at our new #SmallBiz resource site made just for you! From small business market research to the latest entrepreneur news, there's something for everyone at www.sbdcnet.org

Google Small Business
06/03/2019

Google Small Business

Simple tools = simple solutions. Check out these #smallbiz benefits in G Suite to help manage meetings and email. https://goo.gle/2VqL66D

06/01/2019

Great article about Chantal Wylie and The Retreat Spa in Athens on the FRONT PAGE of the Athens Review 6/1/19.
Great business and very civic minded owner. Congrats on the coverage!

05/30/2019

Special credit to Jamee Nitschke for quarterbacking the Google seminar.

Our #GrowWithGoogle seminar was a hit! Thank you to Kaufman Chamber of Commerce, Terrell Chamber of Commerce Convention ...
05/30/2019

Our #GrowWithGoogle seminar was a hit! Thank you to Kaufman Chamber of Commerce, Terrell Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Forney Economic Development Corporation for working together to bring such an informative event to #KaufmanCounty! Our speaker and #GoogleExpert, Maria Elena Duron, gave a fabulous presentation on how businesses can increase their presence with Google Search & Maps.
To all of the participants, THANK YOU for coming and being such enthusiastic learners! Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us if you have any questions or would like more information about the services of the #TVCCSBDC. All of our consulting services are confidential and provided at no cost 😊

Kaufman Chamber of Commerce
05/30/2019

Kaufman Chamber of Commerce

Hosting a Google Seminar along with the SBDC, Terrell Chamber of Commerce and Forney EDC. Thank you TVEC for hosting! #growwithgoogle

We are having a great time at our #GrowWithGoogle seminar!
05/30/2019

We are having a great time at our #GrowWithGoogle seminar!

"And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps t...
05/27/2019

"And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier's tomb, and beauty weeps the brave." -Joseph Rodman Drake

Know, Like + Ignite
05/24/2019

Know, Like + Ignite

Why do you need to verify your business' Google My Business profile?

THIS IS WHY ⬇️⬇️⬇️

80 percent of consumers lose trust when online business information like hours, address or phone number is incorrect.

Here's how to: https://support.google.com/business/answer/7107242?hl=en

Or ask us how! 😎

We are one week away from our #GrowWithGoogle Seminar that is being held on May 30th @ TVEC in Kaufman. Join us as we le...
05/23/2019

We are one week away from our #GrowWithGoogle Seminar that is being held on May 30th @ TVEC in Kaufman. Join us as we learn how to maximize our business listing visibility on Google. A $50 Visa Gift Card is up for grabs for those that pre-register! Call the Kaufman Chamber at (972) 932-3118 to get registered today!

Know, Like + Ignite
05/22/2019

Know, Like + Ignite

119,000+ in Texas; 3,700+ in New Mexico; and 7,800+ in Oklahoma. 😮

We're talking about small businesses and non-profits that have used the Google tools to gain more business, donors, or volunteers. They've used it to grow their companies and organizations. 💪👊😎

How many lives are touched and get better when a business succeeds? 🤔

That's WHY we do what we do. Grateful that we're on the team and that we can help small businesses Grow with Google. 🌱

Great information presented today by Melissa Smith and Kaufman County Emergency Management at the Forney Area Networking...
05/21/2019
Forney Area Networking Group (FANG)

Great information presented today by Melissa Smith and Kaufman County Emergency Management at the Forney Area Networking Group luncheon. F.A.N.G hosts weekly luncheons where business professionals can network and pickup great information by various presenters. Check them out!

Business Networking in Forney TX 75126 and the surrounding area. We meet every Tuesday at Rio Lerma Restaurant off of Route 80. Meetings start at 12:00pm.

The state's workforce has found itself back at a 3.7% unemployment rate, equaling the record low set in late 2018, accor...
05/21/2019
Texas added more jobs year over year in April than any other state

The state's workforce has found itself back at a 3.7% unemployment rate, equaling the record low set in late 2018, according to the latest data released by the Texas Workforce Commission. Just one year ago, Texas unemployment was at 4.1%.
#TexasIsOpenForBusiness

Texas' unemployment rate fell once again in April. This time, the state's workforce has found itself back at a record low 3.7% unemployment not...

Join us for our #GrowWithGoogle Seminar on May 30th to increase your knowledge of online marketing. #KnowledgeIsPower #S...
05/17/2019
The Importance of Online Marketing | ThriveHive

Join us for our #GrowWithGoogle Seminar on May 30th to increase your knowledge of online marketing. #KnowledgeIsPower #SEO #SmallBiz

There are few things more worthwhile than marketing your business online. This post covers usage data, benefits, and real examples to help you understand just how important online marketing is for your business.

The Trinity Valley SBDC offers business consulting services in Kaufman, Van Zandt, Rains, Henderson & Anderson counties ...
05/16/2019
Small Business Development Centers – Get Help Starting and Growing Your Business from Your Local SBDC | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

The Trinity Valley SBDC offers business consulting services in Kaufman, Van Zandt, Rains, Henderson & Anderson counties at no cost. Call today to schedule an appointment and maximize your business!
#smallbiz #SBDC

Need help getting your business off the ground? Baffled by the steps involved? Looking to break into new markets or take advantage of the latest in social, web and mobile marketing? Look no further than your local Small Business Development Center.

Home
05/10/2019
Home

Home

The official SBA program serving America's small businesses & Small Business Development Centers with market research, business resources and much more.

05/08/2019
Google Small Business

What a great testimony to Google Events! Make sure to attend our #GrowWithGoogle event May 30th!

When building her business, Katie Patterson, CEO & founder of Happy Medium, leaned on the internet to learn new skills.She stopped by a #GrowWithGoogle event to share her story. 📚🤝 https://goo.gle/2PEll1z #SmallBusinessWeek

5 Myths About Payroll Taxes | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov
04/30/2019
5 Myths About Payroll Taxes | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

5 Myths About Payroll Taxes | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

If you want to grow your business, you probably need to hire employees to help you. Becoming an employer and expanding your staff entails many responsibilities, one of which is seeing to payroll taxes. Unfortunately, there are many myths about these taxes. Here is the reality:

Chris Tripoli sharing a wealth of information on the restaurant industry at the NTSBDC All Staff Meeting in Waco. We are...
04/25/2019

Chris Tripoli sharing a wealth of information on the restaurant industry at the NTSBDC All Staff Meeting in Waco. We are coming back armed with great information 💪🏼

Google Small Business
04/23/2019

Google Small Business

As any #smallbiz owner knows, the customer is always right. So why not get input from as many as possible? See how Surveys from Google Analytics can take out the guesswork and lead to stronger insights. #TipTuesdays https://goo.gl/6fpyVv

04/22/2019

We are proud to have partnered with the Kaufman Chamber of Commerce, Forney EDC, and Terrell Chamber of Commerce to bring a Google Seminar to Kaufman County! This seminar is open to anyone interested in growing their online business presence with Google Search & Maps. To register, call the Kaufman Chamber at (972) 932-3118 or visit the online registration link on our event page!
#GetFoundOnGoogle #GoogleSearch #SEO

SBDCNet
04/19/2019
SBDCNet

SBDCNet

Its never too early to prepare your #SmallBiz for emergencies or disasters. Natural or man-made, they can strike your #SmallBusiness at any time. Be #ReadyForAnything with our helpful planning & resource guide http://bit.ly/SBdisaster #SmallBizHelp #SMEs #DisasterRecovery #SBDC

inForney.com
04/19/2019
inForney.com

inForney.com

U.S. Census Bureau estimates: Kaufman County 3rd in nation for greatest percentage growth among counties of 20,000 people or more

Our friends at the lake have all the fun.
04/17/2019

Our friends at the lake have all the fun.

It's almost that time!!! Here you go, friends, the latest on the upcoming May 4 Cedar Creek Lake Car Show & Mabank Athletic Booster Club Crawfish Boil. Please help us promote this outstanding community event by sharing with all your friends, family and colleagues. Mark your calendar NOW so you don't miss the fun. 903.887.3152 or [email protected] for more information.

Need to get more reach on your social?  Check out this study by industry and social media for the optimal times to post....
04/16/2019

Need to get more reach on your social? Check out this study by industry and social media for the optimal times to post. #smallbiz #marketing http://ow.ly/dqFy30os0NM

We had a wonderful time presenting at the ESL Entrepreneur Seminar. Thanks to the #TVCC Adult Education program for allo...
04/15/2019

We had a wonderful time presenting at the ESL Entrepreneur Seminar. Thanks to the #TVCC Adult Education program for allowing us to be part of such a rewarding experience!

Fourth session of the ESL Entrepreneur Seminar, the Panel of Experts. Thank you Michael Ellsberry and Jamee Nitschke from SBDC for another successful ESL Entrepreneur Seminar. Thank you Dorothy Hinds, TVCC Management Coordinator, for sharing information about the Entrepreneur OSA. Thank you Chalisa Madison from Sugar Bear Bakery, Omar Salazar from Comfortville HVAC, Tilo Galvan from Tilo's Cuisine & Bakery and Joe Martinez from Joe Martinez Tree Service for participating on the Panel of Experts. Thank you TVCC students for conducting a campus tour.

Happy Tax Day!
04/15/2019

Happy Tax Day!

Guidant Financial and LendingClub teamed up to survey more than 2,700 current and aspiring small business owners across ...
04/12/2019
2019 Aspiring Entrepreneur | Guidant Financial

Guidant Financial and LendingClub teamed up to survey more than 2,700 current and aspiring small business owners across the nation. Read on to discover insights on aspiring entrepreneurs, from who they are to what’s holding them back from pursuing their small business dreams.

2019 Trends – Aspiring Entrepreneurs A look at aspiring entrepreneurs in 2019 Presented by: Small Business Trends African-Americans in Business Women in Business Aspiring Entrepreneurs Current Trends and Statistics for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Guidant Financial and LendingClub… Read more ›

We are happy to be part of the ESL Entrepreneur Seminar hosted at TVCC!
04/10/2019

We are happy to be part of the ESL Entrepreneur Seminar hosted at TVCC!

Third session of the ESL Entrepreneur Seminar, Marketing and Finance. Thank you Mr. Carlos Padron, Branch Manager from Vera Bank in Malakoff, for speaking with the students. Join us this Thursday, April 11th for Small Business Panel of Experts.

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Monday 07:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 07:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 07:30 - 16:30
Thursday 07:30 - 16:30

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(903) 675-7403

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