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5 Back To School Tips for Business

Posted on 9/4/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Back to School is not just for kids. In this video, LAEDA's CEO Ray Lamboy, discusses how business owners should use this time of the year to get back to business to improve their skills as business owners.

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When Your Side Hustle Becomes Big Business

Posted on 8/30/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On August 26th, the LAEDA Women’s Business Center (WBC) concluded the first cohort of its Turning Your Hobby into a Business Series. The eight-week series was established to offer training and resources to individuals who wanted to begin formalizing their craft hobbies. Topics ranged from Product Development & Production Process and Sales Channels for the Side Hustle Business to Bookkeeping and Money, Banking, and Credit. In order to give participants a comprehensive view of marketing/ sales, production, and administration processes, each class was formulated to not only ensure that participants understood the connection between having a great product and operating a successful business but also to provide potential access to capital.

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A Moment with our WBA Graduate- Meet Shaheerah Fardan- Ali

Posted on 8/29/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Shaheerah Fardan- Ali is the owner and operator of Diary of a Cupcake, LLC and a graduate of the Women's Business Academy. We had a chance to sit down with her to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's WBA training program.

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Improve Your SEO via Social Media

Posted on 7/30/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Learn to leverage your social media profiles to improve your SEO (Search Engine Optimization) in this month’s business byte. Sophie Werner, Assistant Program Manager for the LAEDA Women’s Business Center, discusses how consistency, authenticity, and accessibility can improve your page ranking. Follow our three simple steps and then sit back and relax (maybe on the beach!) while more traffic is driven to your website.

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LAEDA Team Enjoys Some Summer Fun & Games

Posted on 7/30/2019 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ – The team at LAEDA took a break from their busy summer schedule to have some fun playing picnic games and share a potluck meal last week at their Camden headquarters.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Dr. Dotty Atkins, ThD, BSN, LMT

Posted on 7/16/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Dr. Dotty Atkins is the owner and operator of Holos Touch, LLC, which focuses on individual self-care education and advanced muscle therapy as well as group classes for those with any type of chronic joint pain (TMJ, sciatica, neck, back, shoulder, hips, knees or ankles. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Dr. Atkins to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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Steps to Financial Freedom for Business Owners

Posted on 7/1/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

In honor of July 4th, this month's business byte is dedicated to financial independence. Jamila Powell, Program Manager for the LAEDA Women's Business Center, discusses how to calculate your "freedom number" and practical steps to living a life free of money-related stress.

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The Journey Of Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

Posted on 6/30/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On June 6, 2019, LAEDA held an information session to promote the new eight-week program called Turning Your Hobby into a Business. The evening’s info session was used to tell residents of the Parkside community about the upcoming program that can help them transform their “side hustle” into a money maker. Through the Parkside Collaborative, LAEDA will offer weekly courses with topics ranging from Product Development and Production Process to Business Administration and Bookkeeping as a way to assist the Parkside residents with formalizing their hobby.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Felix Agbessi

Posted on 6/26/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Felix Agbessi is the owner and operator of My Accounting Partner, LLC, which exists to specialize in taxation and represent taxpayers before the IRS. He is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Mr. Agbessi to ask about his experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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LAEDA President & CEO Ray Lamboy Makes an Appearance on Comcast Newsmakers

Posted on 6/5/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Jill Horner speaks with Raymond Lamboy, President and CEO from LAEDA, about Business Counseling.

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