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All Things Small Business

Welcome to the Small Business Blog – a (bi)monthly point of view on all things small business. From cybersecurity to customer service to employee recruitment and retention, we’re here to help.

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How to Attract and Retain Great Employees in Today’s Labor Market

Hiring employees—it’s a dreaded phrase for many small business owners today, given the tight...

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Marketing Your Small Business

At the Michigan SBDC, we understand every small business has a brand, but the...

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How to Hire Employees

It is important to hire the right people, train them well, keep them happy...

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Funding Your Small Business

In 2021, almost 500 new businesses launched, creating 45,000 jobs. Additionally, in 2021, the...


2022 Cybersecurity Year in Review

With the year almost over, now is a good time for a 2022 cybersecurity...

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Forming a Business LLC or DBA

So you’ve decided to start a small business — you’re embarking on a very...


What is Multifactor Authentication

You have probably heard it said before or maybe even read about, but what...


Online holiday shopping

With the online holiday shopping season in full swing, it’s important to stay attentive...


Cybersecurity for the Holidays

With Thanksgiving this week and the December holiday season around the corner, let’s start...