The LSBDC Blog provides tools, tips and news for starting, managing and growing your business.
An End-of-Year Checklist for Small Businesses
By Andriana Moskovska – Keeping your business afloat in a highly competitive market is not exactly a walk in the park. Approximately 20% of new ventures don’t even make it past their first year, so it’s important to do all … Continue reading →
What Veterans Can Do to Pursue Entrepreneurship
By Bob House, President, BizBuySell – The transition from combat to business owner isn’t always easy – luckily hundreds of organizations and groups are eager to assist veterans and help them succeed. Veterans are an incredible asset to our country. … Continue reading →
2019 Practitioner Tax Update Seminar Schedule
The Louisiana Small Business Development Centers have partnered with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) and the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to bring information that will address recent state and federal updates affecting how practitioners do business. The Statewide … Continue reading →
McNeese’s Thibodeaux named Louisiana SBDC top business consultant
A business consultant’s best accomplishment is when its clients find success. Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC) at McNeese State University (MSU) Senior Business Consultant Susan Thibodeaux has seen a lot of that. Her clients’ successes have once again positioned … Continue reading →
Which Business Credit Scores Matter the Most?
Not all credit scores are created equally. You likely already know that you have a personal credit score; it’s what you need to buy a car, get a mortgage, credit card, or even pass a background check. You probably also … Continue reading →
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 →