Newsroom Feb-2013

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 – 3:57 pm

We hope you had a wonderful holiday and new year! To help kickstart your year, we’ve included articles, tips and tricks to help ensure that your business stays ahead of the competition. We greatly value your role in helping to grow Oklahoma’s economy and wish you great success in the year 2013!

OKSBDC Highlight of the Month

OSU Women Entrepreneurs Inspire Conference

Women changing the world, one venture at a time.

The 2013 OSU Women Entrepreneurs Inspire Conference will be held on April 2nd from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity! Click here to read more.

The Keynote Speakers include Debbi Fields- founder of Mrs. Field’s Cookies and Tina Norris- founder of Foot Petals! Click here to read more about Norris.

Visit www.weinspire.net for more information about this event!

Small Business Success

The Best Day to Post to Facebook (Based on Industry)

Among the greatest challenges in social media is determining exactly when to post a given piece of content so it attracts the most “likes,” comments, and retweets. A recent infographic from LinchpinSEO could help crack that code by showing the best days to post to Facebook. Click here!

How to Change the Financial Future of Your Business

The start of the new year is a great time to get you and your company pointed in the right direction financially. Making small improvements at the beginning of the year is a lot easier than trying to play catch-up later on. There are simple steps you can take that will lead to your business being financially healthy. Click here!

3 Tech Trends That Will Shape Your Business in 2013

Is your business using technology to its fullest? j2Global just released its predictions for the top tech trends that will affect small and midsized businesses in 2013. Click here!

Secrets to Success for Social Media in Business in 2013

Is your business ready to meet the challenge of using social media this year? Have you already begun the process but need a few pointers? This article includes the secrets for both the novice and the experienced user. Click here!

IRS “Need to Know”

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center Provides Online Tools and Resources

You don’t need to be a tax expert when you’re running a business, but you may need to know the basics so your business can run smoothly. The IRS.gov Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center has useful tax information and services for business owners. Click here!

Words of Entrepreneurial Wisdom

“A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.”

-Tony Robbins