USC Region SBDC

USC Region SBDC

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USC Region SBDC client Salon Three is a luxury salon located in downtown Newberry, SC. Salon Three is quality-driven and offers personalized hair services to fit each client’s vision. Salon services include color, blonding, cuts, makeup, styling and more. You can text the salon at 803-597-2323 to request a special service, book a color consultation or send a message. Salon Three is located at1501 Main Street, Newberry.
USC Region SBDC client and business owner Malana Bracht wears many hats (wife, Christian, mother, entrepreneur)—all of which influence how she captures the essence of your family and business. For Malana, photography & media design are more than just taking pictures or throwing together a graphic—they’re a way for her to serve others. She is passionate about helping families and businesses telling their stories well. Visit www.lifestagephotography.com to book your consultation today! Shopsmall Smallbusinesssaturday
USC Region SBDC client John Lloyd is a fourth-generation farmer. His farm, GTS-Greening the South, is located in Berkeley County where he sells healthy herbal drinks, herbs, spices, vegetables, fruits and honey. Everything John produces is grown organically on his farm or in his greenhouse. Support John and visit his page Greening The South-GTS #shopcmallsaturday #shopsmall #shopsmallbusiness
USC Region SBDC business consultant Barbara Miller invites you to join her in supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27th. #Shopsmall #SmallBusinessSaturday
Emergencies can strike at any time and any place. With an active hurricane season on the horizon, business owners must be prepared. Join the USC Region SBDC for a disaster preparedness webinar to make sure that you are ready for any business disruption. The time to prepare is now. Register by May 12th 4:00 pm: https://scsbdc.ecenterdirect.com/events/314904?embedded=0
Martin Goodman joined the SC SBDC in 1992 and served for 11 years as the USC Region SBDC Region Director. Today he is the Beaufort Area SBDC manager. As a consultant, he says the best advice he can give his clients is this: "Know something about the business and industry you plan to own. Having industry knowledge is an important piece of a new business owner’s success. Also be prepared for issues and problems to pop up, it will happen. Part of the fun of owning a business should be working through these problems as they arise, It’s part of their growing knowledge and being successful." To make an appointment with a consultant in your community visit scsbdc.com. #SBDCDay
SC SBDC client, Gabby Bows - Confidence was founded by 11-year-old Gabby Goodwin and her mother Rozalynn. The company is a wildly successful online retailer filling orders worldwide of its patented product Gabby Bows. The company created “Home Hair Care Bundles” selling them to people quarantining or social distancing. With the help of USC Region SBDC consultant Allen Brown, they were able to receive EIDL and SBA loans. If you need assistance obtaining capital to sustain or grow your small business contact the SC SBDC! You can sign up for counseling at scsbdc.com. #SBDCDay
USC Region SBDC consultant, Robert Jones joined the SC SBDC in 2016. He says that what he enjoys most is the opportunity to team consult because not only does the client have the benefit of the collective wisdom of multiple consultants, but it also expands their access to valuable resources. Robert's areas of expertise include marketing, public relations, social media and web design. To make an appointment with a consultant in your community visit scsbdc.com. #SBDCDay
Tomorrow is #SBDCDay! The SC SBDC has four regions in South Carolina with 20 centers covering all 46 counties! #findyoursbdc
We are hosted by Clemson University, SC State University, the University of South Carolina and Winthrop University. If you would like information from your region, follow Clemson Region SBDC, Orangeburg Area SBDC, USC Region SBDC, and Winthrop Region SBDC .
You can find the closest #SCSBDC at scsbdc.com/locations
Thank you for putting on the Social Media training session yesterday. Janet and I received some valuable information we plan to use in promoting our business.

Please contact one of the SBDC offices in the USC Region for a no-cost small business consultation. Offices are located in Aiken, Beaufort, Charleston, Columbia, Hilton Head, Newberry and Sumter.

The SBDC also offers webinars throughout the year. The SBDC offers no-cost and confidential small business technical assistance. Small Business Counselling, business plans, start up technical assistance, loan packaging assistance, credit score and history counselling, marketing plans, Internet marketing, training, etc. We can help you with any facet of your business.

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01/07/2022

Do you need one-on-one, confidential, no-cost consulting? Contact your local SC SBDC Business Consultant and receive assistance with proof of concept, business plans, marketing plans, funding and more! Visit www.scsbdc.com to find an SBDC near you. The SC SBDC celebrates the launch of Tails Wagon, LLC, a Veteran-owned Small Business. #SBDC #smallbusiness #veteranownedsmallbusiness

Do you need one-on-one, confidential, no-cost consulting? Contact your local SC SBDC Business Consultant and receive assistance with proof of concept, business plans, marketing plans, funding and more! Visit www.scsbdc.com to find an SBDC near you. The SC SBDC celebrates the launch of Tails Wagon, LLC, a Veteran-owned Small Business. #SBDC #smallbusiness #veteranownedsmallbusiness

01/06/2022

Are you a veteran? Is owning a business on your bucket list? Call your local SBDC today and schedule an appointment with a Business Consultant. They can help you purchase a business, start a business or buy a franchise. Visit www.scsbdc.com to find an SBDC near you. #smallbusiness #SBDC #veteranownedbusiness

Are you a veteran? Is owning a business on your bucket list? Call your local SBDC today and schedule an appointment with a Business Consultant. They can help you purchase a business, start a business or buy a franchise. Visit www.scsbdc.com to find an SBDC near you. #smallbusiness #SBDC #veteranownedbusiness

01/05/2022

Are you thinking about starting a business in 2022? Call your local SC SBDC Consultant. They can take the fear out of starting a business. SC SBDC Consultants can assist you with writing a business plan, creating financial projections, obtaining funding and deciding on marketing strategies. Visit www.scsbdc.com to find an SBDC near you. #SBDC #smallbusiness

Are you thinking about starting a business in 2022? Call your local SC SBDC Consultant. They can take the fear out of starting a business. SC SBDC Consultants can assist you with writing a business plan, creating financial projections, obtaining funding and deciding on marketing strategies. Visit www.scsbdc.com to find an SBDC near you. #SBDC #smallbusiness

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12/24/2021

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

12/22/2021

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

12/20/2021

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

12/17/2021

Happy Holidays! The SC SBDC offices will close on Dec. 17th and will re-open on Jan. 4th at 9 am. #SBDC

Happy Holidays! The SC SBDC offices will close on Dec. 17th and will re-open on Jan. 4th at 9 am. #SBDC

12/16/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Jennifer Hooks, owner of Hooked on Performance Excellence (HOPE), LLC, located in North Charleston, SC. Ms. Hooks, a veteran, asked the SC SBDC for the tools and training needed to start a business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #veteranowned #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Jennifer Hooks, owner of Hooked on Performance Excellence (HOPE), LLC, located in North Charleston, SC. Ms. Hooks, a veteran, asked the SC SBDC for the tools and training needed to start a business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #veteranowned #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

12/15/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Dan Beirne, owner of Green Gorilla Landscapes, LLC. (https://greengorillalawnscapes.com/) After his military service, Mr. Beirne called on the SC SBDC to help him learn the steps to starting a business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #veteranowned #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Dan Beirne, owner of Green Gorilla Landscapes, LLC. (https://greengorillalawnscapes.com/) After his military service, Mr. Beirne called on the SC SBDC to help him learn the steps to starting a business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #veteranowned #SBDC

12/14/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Brad Stone, owner of Stone Roastery in North Augusta, SC. (https://stoneroastery.com/). Mr. Stone needed funding to sustain his business through the COVID-19 pandemic. The SC SBDC was able to guide him through the application process. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Brad Stone, owner of Stone Roastery in North Augusta, SC. (https://stoneroastery.com/). Mr. Stone needed funding to sustain his business through the COVID-19 pandemic. The SC SBDC was able to guide him through the application process. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #SBDC

12/13/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Christine Stewart, owner of Lexington Child Development Center, located in Lexington, SC. (https://lexcdcsc.com/). Ms. Stewart sought the help of the SC SBDC when purchasing a business and writing a business plan. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness ##womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Christine Stewart, owner of Lexington Child Development Center, located in Lexington, SC. (https://lexcdcsc.com/). Ms. Stewart sought the help of the SC SBDC when purchasing a business and writing a business plan. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness ##womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

12/13/2021

Join the SC SBDC and the Charleston Metro Chamber and other partners tomorrow night and learn more about the Minority Business Accelerator! #minorityowned #smallbusiness #SBDC

Join the SC SBDC and the Charleston Metro Chamber and other partners tomorrow night and learn more about the Minority Business Accelerator! #minorityowned #smallbusiness #SBDC

12/09/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Tremaine Moore, owner of Naturally Geechee located in North Charleston, SC. (www.naturallygeechee.com) Natually Geechee offers skin and hair products hand-crafted with natural ingredients. Naturally Geechee is a woman-owned, minority-owned business. #smallbusiness #ShopSmall #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Tremaine Moore, owner of Naturally Geechee located in North Charleston, SC. (www.naturallygeechee.com) Natually Geechee offers skin and hair products hand-crafted with natural ingredients. Naturally Geechee is a woman-owned, minority-owned business. #smallbusiness #ShopSmall #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

Photos from USC Region SBDC's post 12/09/2021

Congratulations Teresa Brandow, owner of Avocado Bleu (www.avocado-bleu.com) on receiving the 2021 Micro Entrepreneur of the Year Award from the Small Business Assistance Corporation in Savannah, GA. Avocado Bleu, located in Bluffton, SC, is a client of the Hilton Head Area SBDC. Ms. Brandow has received assistance from SBDC Business Consultant Pat Cameron. Stephen George, Vice President at SBAC, presented the award recently. #smallbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness #SBDC

12/08/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Annie Truax-Dunn, owner of Balance Barre + Fitness in Beaufort, SC. (https://www.balancebarreandfitness.com/). Annie called the SC SBDC requesting assistance with funding for her business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #womanownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Annie Truax-Dunn, owner of Balance Barre + Fitness in Beaufort, SC. (https://www.balancebarreandfitness.com/). Annie called the SC SBDC requesting assistance with funding for her business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #womanownedbusiness #SBDC

12/07/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Barbara Wynn, owner of Spirits Express, LLC. She asked the SC SBDC for help with her business plan, financial projections, marketing strategies and loan package while planning to open her store. She recently opened the store in Ladson, SC. #smallbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Barbara Wynn, owner of Spirits Express, LLC. She asked the SC SBDC for help with her business plan, financial projections, marketing strategies and loan package while planning to open her store. She recently opened the store in Ladson, SC. #smallbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

12/06/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Robert Vaughn, owner of Bluffton Pharmacy, located in Bluffton, SC. (https://www.blufftonpharmacy.com/). Mr. Vaughn sought assistance from the SC SBDC with adapting his business model to needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Robert Vaughn, owner of Bluffton Pharmacy, located in Bluffton, SC. (https://www.blufftonpharmacy.com/). Mr. Vaughn sought assistance from the SC SBDC with adapting his business model to needs created by the COVID-19 pandemic. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #SBDC

12/03/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Mounifa Odeimeh, owner, M and M Towing and Transport, LLC (https://mmtowing.online/). Mrs. Odeimeh called on the SC SBDC when she needed assistance with certification as a woman-owned business. #smallbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Mounifa Odeimeh, owner, M and M Towing and Transport, LLC (https://mmtowing.online/). Mrs. Odeimeh called on the SC SBDC when she needed assistance with certification as a woman-owned business. #smallbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The Stakeholder 12/02/2021

The Stakeholder

Click the link to read the December issue of the USC Region newsletter- The Stakeholder. https://conta.cc/3xJre3u

The Stakeholder UofSC Region December 2021 Newsletter UofSC Region Newsletter - December 2021 Happy Holidays! UofSC Region Clients and Stakeholders, As 2021 comes to a close, let's reflect on the accomplishments of t

12/02/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Jarod Stukes, CEO of Stukes Dynasty Transportation, located in Sumter, SC. (https://www.stukesdynastytrans.com/). When he was ready to expand his business, he called the SC SBDC for assistance. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Jarod Stukes, CEO of Stukes Dynasty Transportation, located in Sumter, SC. (https://www.stukesdynastytrans.com/). When he was ready to expand his business, he called the SC SBDC for assistance. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

12/01/2021

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Dr. Sarah Ellis, ND, who recently opened Ellis Family Wellness (https://ellisfamilywellness.com/) in Charleston, SC. Dr. Ellis sought help from the SC SBDC with her business and marketing plans and her loan package for the startup business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #womanownedbusiness #SBDC

The SC SBDC celebrates the success of Dr. Sarah Ellis, ND, who recently opened Ellis Family Wellness (https://ellisfamilywellness.com/) in Charleston, SC. Dr. Ellis sought help from the SC SBDC with her business and marketing plans and her loan package for the startup business. #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #womanownedbusiness #SBDC

11/29/2021

USC Region SBDC client and business owner Malana Bracht wears many hats (wife, Christian, mother, entrepreneur)—all of which influence how she captures the essence of your family and business. For Malana, photography & media design are more than just taking pictures or throwing together a graphic—they’re a way for her to serve others. She is passionate about helping families and businesses telling their stories well. Visit www.lifestagephotography.com to book your consultation today! Shopsmall Smallbusinesssaturday

11/27/2021

Shop Small today.

USC Region SBDC client Salon Three is a luxury salon located in downtown Newberry, SC. Salon Three is quality-driven and offers personalized hair services to fit each client’s vision. Salon services include color, blonding, cuts, makeup, styling and more. You can text the salon at 803-597-2323 to request a special service, book a color consultation or send a message. Salon Three is located at1501 Main Street, Newberry.

11/26/2021

USC Region SBDC Director and Business Consultant Paul Featheringill supports Small Business Saturday. Shopsmall Smallbusinesssaturday

11/26/2021

Shop Small tomorrow and support small businesses. #smallbusinesssaturday #smallbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SBDC

USC Region SBDC client John Lloyd is a fourth-generation farmer. His farm, GTS-Greening the South, is located in Berkeley County where he sells healthy herbal drinks, herbs, spices, vegetables, fruits and honey. Everything John produces is grown organically on his farm or in his greenhouse. Support John and visit his page Greening The South-GTS #shopcmallsaturday #shopsmall #shopsmallbusiness

11/26/2021

Happy Holidays! #happyholidays

Happy Holidays! #happyholidays

11/25/2021

Shop Small on Saturday! #smallbusinesssaturday #smallbusiness #womanowned #SBDC

Baking is Karli Stone’s passion. Every day the USC Region SBDC client and owner of SmallCakes of North Augusta goes to work with a grateful heart because she is living her purpose. SmallCakes of North Augusta sells cupcakes, custom-made cakes and ice cream. They offer 13 signature flavors daily and many weekly/monthly specials. Visit their website at www.smallcakesofna.com or shop in person @1069 Edgefield Rd, North Augusta, SC, on Shop Small Saturday (Nov. 27th). #shopcmallsaturday #shopsmall #shopsmallbusiness

11/25/2021

Shop Small on Saturday! #SupportSmallBusiness #smallbusiness #smallbusinesssaturday #SBDC

USC Region SBDC business consultant Robert Jones invites you to join him in supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27th. Shopsmall Smallbusinesssaturday

11/25/2021

Happy Holidays! #happyholidays #Thanksgiving #SBDC

Happy Holidays! #happyholidays #Thanksgiving #SBDC

11/24/2021

UofSC Region client Barbara Wynn opened Spirits Express on Ladson Road in Ladson, SC. She received assistance with her business plan, loan package and marketing strategies from the SC SBDC. She received funding for her startup business from CLIMB Fund. #smallbusiness #SBDC #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness

UofSC Region client Barbara Wynn opened Spirits Express on Ladson Road in Ladson, SC. She received assistance with her business plan, loan package and marketing strategies from the SC SBDC. She received funding for her startup business from CLIMB Fund. #smallbusiness #SBDC #womanownedbusiness #minorityownedbusiness #SupportSmallBusiness

11/24/2021

USC Region SBDC client Shannon Curtis, the owner of S Threads Boutique, always had a passion for sewing and saving the environment. By repurposing clothing that has been discarded before the end of its useful life, she captures the life left. Shannon is proud of every SThreads creation and enjoys finding happy owners for her unique pieces. Visit her online boutique (www.sthreads.boutique) for a collection of styles lovingly made…and save textiles from going to waste. Shop Small on Nov. 27th. #shopsmall #shopsmallbusiness

11/24/2021

Shop Small on November 27th. #smallbusinessaturday #SBDC

USC Region SBDC business consultant Barbara Miller invites you to join her in supporting local businesses on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 27th. #Shopsmall #SmallBusinessSaturday

Our Story

The SBDC offers no-cost, confidential small business consultations.
Small Business consulting may include the following topics: business plans, start up assistance, loan packaging assistance, marketing plans, social media, exporting, manufacturing, working with the government and cash flow/accounting. We can help you with any facet of your existing or start-up business. SBDC consulting services are at no-cost to the client. We see clients by appointment only, so please contact your local SBDC office. Offices are located in Aiken, Beaufort, Charleston, Columbia, Hilton Head, Newberry and Sumter.

What can we help you with?
Starting a Business
Growing a Business
Business Plans & Research
Loan Packaging
Credit: Score & History
Accounting
Marketing & Internet Marketing
Websites
Search Engine Optimization
Social Media
Facebook Business Page
Human Resources
IRA Tax Information
Free Resources

Call your local SBDC office in the USC Region for your no-cost, confidential appointment today!

The SC SBDC: There are twenty-one South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC) across the state offer individual, confidential business consulting at no cost. Highly-trained consultants assist both existing and startup companies. Consultants provide a variety of services, including advisement on business plans, fiscal and operations management, financing options, marketing strategies, human resources and much more. Centers conduct affordable education workshops and provide referrals to useful business resources. Specialized services include government contracting, exporting, technology commercialization, veterans business assistance and minority outreach. Visit www.SCSBDC.com to find a center and make an appointment.

Follow small business news at www.facebook.com/SCSBDC .

Location

Products

One-on-one, no-cost, confidential consulting. Low-cost workshops for business owners.

Telephone

Address


6296 Rivers Avenue, Suite 300
North Charleston, SC
29406

General information

No-cost business consulting for new and existing businesses: help with start-up, help with loans, help with marketing, accounting, HR, and more!

Opening Hours

Monday 9am - 5pm
Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm
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