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5 Resources for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses

Posted on 11/8/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Jamila Powell, Program Manager of the LAEDA Women's Business Center, shares 5 valuable resources for veterans, service-members, and their families who want to start or grow a small business.

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LAEDA Celebrates its 2019 Graduates with a Night of Celebration and Networking

Posted on 11/4/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- A favorite tradition amongst staff, every October LAEDA takes the time to acknowledge its community of entrepreneurs and small business owners with an annual graduation ceremony for its cornerstone nine-week trainings, the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) and the Women’s Business Academy. Held on Thursday, October 24th at Camden’s Salvation Army Kroc Center, the event featured 31 newly minted graduates from the Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Spring 2019 cohorts.

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Delores Corbett

Posted on 10/23/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Delores Corbett is the owner and CEO of Secure Benefits Group LLC, which offers services to employers who need the best group insurance plans for their employees, as well as, seniors who need assistance understanding and purchasing Medicare plans. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Delores Corbett to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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The Developmental Phases Of The Entrepreneur

Posted on 10/2/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Where are you in your business' development? Are you at the Side Hustle Stage? Maybe Self-Employed? How about Business Owner? Watch the video to see where you stand!

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Meet Andrea Riley

Posted on 9/26/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Andrea Riley is the owner and operator of The Marriage Service Technicians (MST), which offers training, coaching, counseling and mentoring services and resources for marriages and families. She is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with Andrea to ask about her experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program.

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LAEDA Alumni Connections Initiative- Creating Your Dream Team Part 1

Posted on 9/15/2019 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Social gatherings and connecting with others is a vital part of succeeding in not just your personal life, but your professional life as well. Building valuable relationships are essential in all walks of life. In Cherry Hill, NJ- on September 12th, LAEDA had another one of its Alumni Networking Event entitled Creating Your Dream Team Part 1. LAEDA Alumni and staff gathered to discuss personal and professional goals, achievements, and challenges. The LAEDA Alumni Connections Initiative was established to create opportunities for alumni to connect with each other through networking, workshops, and other events.

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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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