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LAEDA Wraps Up the EDTP Quick Start Series en Español in Bridgeton, NJ - Bringing Business Education to 60 Entrepreneurs

Posted on 4/29/2013 by Ray Lamboy

Bridgeton, NJ – On April 16, 2013 the Latin American Economic Development Association, Inc. (LAEDA) wrapped up its EDTP Quick Start Series en Español with Credit Management for Entrepreneurs workshop. The evening was topped off with a ceremony awarding Certificates of Completion to participants.

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SBA Nondisaster Lending Increases, Despite Aftermath of Sandy

Posted on 4/23/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

A $47 million increase in New Jersey Small Business Administration lending in the six months ended March 31 is a positive sign given the challenge posed by the state's recovery from Super Storm Sandy, according to SBA New Jersey District Direct Al Titone.

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10 Things Really Amazing Bosses Do

Posted on 4/18/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Managing Your Business

Are you truly an amazing boss or just a good one? See how many of these 10 traits are natural for you.

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What 'Gang of Eight' Immigration Would Mean for Entrepreneurs

Posted on 4/17/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business Policy

From a startup visa to mandatory "e-verify," the immigration reform plan expected from Senate leaders addresses a number of matters critical to business owners.

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Banks Used Small Business Funds To Pay Off Bailout

Posted on 4/10/2013 by Ray Lamboy

A federal investigation has found that community banks used government funds from an Obama program to pay back recession-era bailouts -- instead of lending the money to small businesses as originally intended.

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Google Analytics 101: Your Guide To More Clicks And More Sales

Posted on 4/9/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Marketing Your Business

Google Analytics is a powerful resource for doing business online. Tracking how people get to your website and what they do when they get there is key to understanding your customers and figuring out how to adjust the way you market your business in order to get more sales or clicks. You might find different keywords are working for you and discover a niche you didn’t know about.

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LAEDA's Gabriela Sanchez Shares Her Thoughts on Entrepreneurship

Posted on 4/5/2013 by Ray Lamboy

Bridgeton, NJ – We caught up with Gabriela “Gaby” Sanchez, the lead instructor of the LAEDA workshop series, EDTP Quick Start Series en Español, just before starting the next workshop in the series, Creating a Plan of Action – Business Plan II on April 2nd in Bridgeton, NJ and asked her about her thoughts on entrepreneurship and its importance to the wider community.

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Industries for Small Business

Posted on 4/3/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Small Business & The Economy

Past performance is no guarantee of future results, as the old business truism says. But you also may have heard that you can’t know where you’re going without knowing where you have been.

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The Essential Elements of a Commercial Lease

Posted on 4/2/2013 by Ray Lamboy in Managing Your Business

If you've never been involved in renting commercial space, your first glimpse of a commercial lease may be overwhelming. They are lengthy, full of jargon and unfamiliar terms, and always written to the landlord's advantage. But they are negotiable.

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