U.S. Small Business Administration, South Dakota
Jul 30, 2015 - 3:43 PM
Banking/Finance, Technology U.S. credit card companies are making the transition from magnetic stripe technology to cards with EMV Chips.
Apr 8, 2014 - 3:24 PM
All Industries SCORE (State) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Region VIII have launched an initiative to attract more volunteer mentors with business experience to expand small business counseling and training throughout South Dakota.
Aug 14, 2013 - 12:09 PM
All Industries Each year small businesses nationwide are forced to close their doors in the aftermath of severe storms, flooding, tornadoes, wildfires and hurricanes. Business interruptions, even if it lasts just a few hours, are costly in terms of lost productivity and profits.
Apr 25, 2013 - 7:57 AM
All Industries For years, we had a health insurance market that was broken for small businesses. Because they had less bargaining power, small businesses paid an average of 18% more for the same health insurance plan offered to the bigger business down the street, and their premiums could skyrocket if a single employee got sick.
Jan 17, 2013 - 3:08 PM
All Industries As a small business owner, you need to understand how taxes are going to affect you and your business.
Dec 6, 2012 - 10:50 AM
All Industries The start of the holiday season also signals the end of another year. Small businesses are gearing up for holiday sales and they’re looking for ways to minimize their tax burdens, both of which can be crucial to a business’ success in the New Year.
Dec 4, 2012 - 9:46 AM
Technology Besides inadequate access to capital, perhaps the single most important obstacle to small business success is the lack of technical and management assistance, and access to timely and accurate information, training, counseling and business education.
Oct 3, 2012 - 3:21 PM
All Industries These workshops are 45-60 minutes in length and targeted towards companies that have never exported or have very limited experience with exporting.
Jun 8, 2012 - 2:03 PM
All Industries Starting and managing a business takes motivation, desire and talent. It also takes research and planning.
Apr 5, 2012 - 2:48 PM
All Industries Welcome to the first series of columns by the U.S. Small Business Administration’s South Dakota District Office. My name is John L. Brown II and I am the District Director for the South Dakota office of the SBA.