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How Customer Testimonials Can Grow Your Business

Great customer testimonials can grow your business faster than pretty much any other kind of content. The goal of a testimonial is to get someone outside your business who can vouch for you and the great job you do.

Posted on: Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 7:30pm

SBA Disaster Loans - Wildfires

Date: 08/24/2020

Posted on: Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 11:38am

5 Tips to Maximize Your Website Right Now

Every entrepreneur and small business have had to make drastic changes over the past few months. We’re all still trying to figure it out to see what works best for our business right now.  

Posted on: Friday, August 21, 2020 - 10:33am

Phishing Alert!

Phishing Alert! The Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 load relief webpage has been spoofed via publishing emails incluiding a link used for malicious re-directs and credential stealing. Use your local source for free business consulting in Monterey and San Benito Counties.

Posted on: Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 4:42pm

UC Merced SBDC Names Rick Leibowitz Center Director

[MERCED, CA] The Central California Small Business Development Center (SBDC)...

Posted on: Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 10:31am

Calling ALL Californians: #ShopSafeShopLocal

New Small Business Resource Website

Governor Newsom's Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery, along with CalOSBA and GO-BIZ, are helping Californians #ShopSafeShopLocal to support small busineses and help all of our diverse neighborhoods thrive.

Posted on: Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 10:45am

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

U.S. Small Business Administration NEWS RELEASE    


Release Date: May 15, 2020                 Contact:, (202) 205-7036

Posted on: Friday, May 15, 2020 - 7:25pm

Central California SBDC Regional Network is Providing Business Assistance for Companies at Risk of Closing or Impacted by the COVID-19 Outbreak


DATE: 3/23/20
CONTACT: Kurt Clark
Phone: (209) 228-3506

Posted on: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 7:48pm

CalCompetes Webinar & Application Deadline Reminder

GO-Biz Now Accepting Applications for the California Competes Tax Credit
Free Online Webinar Offered March 24


Posted on: Monday, March 23, 2020 - 1:36pm

SBA Updates Criteria on States for Requesting Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Release Date: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Release Number: 20-26
Contact:, (202) 205-7036

Posted on: Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 11:59am

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