The LSBDC Blog provides tools, tips and news for starting, managing and growing your business.
Cash Flow vs. Profit: What’s the Difference?
By Samantha Novick According to a Quickbooks report from earlier this year, “61% of small businesses regularly struggle with cash flow.” Even if your business is profitable, you can be at risk of falling into financial demise. How? Because if … Continue reading →
What Is Equipment Leasing and Is It Right for Your Company?
No matter how smart you are or how great your product may be, your business needs one very important ingredient if it’s going to thrive — the right equipment. The right equipment can help optimize performance and take your business … Continue reading →
How to Write a Press Release That Gets Results
By Rieva Lesonsky Are press releases still an effective marketing tool for a small business? Yes, if you know how to follow today’s rules for getting attention. Here are the essential elements of a modern press release along with tips to … Continue reading →
Louisiana Small Business Development Center urges small businesses to get a plan for Hurricane Season 2019
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) urges small business owners across the state to prepare and get an emergency plan for the 2019 Hurricane Season, which begins June 1 and extends through November 30. According to a forecast by … Continue reading →
McNeese State University Small Business Development Center named SBA Region VI best
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center’s (LSBDC) impact is easily seen from a numbers perspective, but it’s always nice to see quantity translated into quality. The quality was on full display at the annual Louisiana Small Business Awards in Baton … Continue reading →