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106 W O St Russellville, AR 72801
106 West O StreetUSArkansasRussellville72801
(479) 356-2067atu.edu
Business Development Service, Business Management Consultant
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The Arkansas Tech Small Business Technology and Business Development Center(ASBTDC) serves new and existing Arkansas small businesses through business consulting, training, and market research. The Arkansas Tech Small Business Technology and Business Development Center office is located in Russellville, Arkansas at Arkansas Tech University, provides free consulting and low-cost training for small business owners in Conway, Pope, Johnson, Franklin, Crawford, Sebastian, Logan, Scott, and Yell Counties. Check out our website: http://www.atu.edu/asbtdc/


The Arkansas Tech SBTDC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration through a partnership with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Arkansas Tech University, Russellville. SBA funded programs are offered on a non-discriminatory basis. The University of Arkansas SBTDC is committed to providing educational opportunities and employment opportunities to qualified persons, regardless of their economic or social status, and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, veteran status or any legally protected class. Inquiries concerning the applications of all federal laws and regulations regarding discrimination should be directed to Ronda Hawkins, phone 479-356-2067. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Ronda Hawkins, 106 W. "O" Street, Russellville, AR, Phone 479-356-2067, rhawkins2@atu.edu

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Suzanne Nickerson
a month ago
I attended the free workshop "put your business on the map" and it was very informative. Plus, I had questions later after the workshop and they were very quick to respond! Thanks for all your help!
Response from the owner - 3 weeks ago
We are so glad you were able to join us at our event! Hope to see you again soon!
Teresa Parker
a year ago
Outstanding group of professionals! Enthusiasm, expertise and a strong desire to help people - the perfect business resource. Thank you!
Response from the owner - 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your kind words. We are passionate about helping small businesses!
Terry's Carpet, Tile & Upholstery Cleaning
2 years ago
We at Terry's Carpet, Tile & Upholstery Cleaning have been very, very pleased with the assistance from ATUSB! Ronda Hawkins and other staff have always been willing to help with our questions and have provided valuable insight for our business. They even helped us set up our own FREE web address. With our very limited budget starting out, that service alone had made the difference. We would completely recommend anyone contacting Ronda for help with your business.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “QuickBooks Online” from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 27, at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. This workshop is designed for business owners and their employees with little or no experience using the cloud-based version of QuickBooks. Topics include navigation, setting up a company, working with lists, customers, vendors, inventory, reports, and more.  A computer with internet access is provided for each participant during this interactive session. Cost is $65 to attend. Seating is limited and registration is required no later than Apr. 26 at 479-356-2067 or at: http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events. 
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The Arkansas Tech Small Business and Technology Development Center presents a “Women in Business” conference from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on April 14, at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville.  Special guest speakers will discuss their entrepreneurial journey, how they turned their passion into a business, and the lessons learned along the way. A representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration will also give valuable information about resources available to female entrepreneurs.  Although there is no cost to attend, seating is limited and registration required no later than Apr. 13 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents "Introduction to SBIR/STTR" on April 5 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. This free workshop will introduce high-tech entrepreneurs and university researchers to the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)/Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program. The SBIR/STTR program offers federal funding support for innovative research and development projects that meet specific agency needs. Participants will learn about the basic requirements for program participation, methods for assessing qualifying technologies and research projects, and how to get started with the SBIR/STTR program. Rebecca Norman, ASBTDC Innovation Consultant, will guide this training session and will be available for individualized consulting sessions following the training. Seating is limited and registration is required no later than April 4 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Website in a Day” on March 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or technical skills? Come sit down in our computer lab and design a free website using Weebly. Step-by-step, we will help you create a free account and an attractive, functional, five-page website. Cost to attend is $50. Seating is limited with registration required no later than Mar. 21 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events 
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents two hands-on workshops for QuickBooks desktop software users on March 10 at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. The 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM session, “QuickBooks Beyond the Basics,” includes using reports, customizing forms, and working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. The 1:00 to 4:00 PM session, “QuickBooks Payroll,” includes tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing payroll reports.  A computer is provided during each interactive session. Cost per session is $65, and lunch is included when you attend both workshops. Seating is limited with registration required no later than Mar. 8 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Starting a Business in Arkansas” from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Feb. 25 at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. This basic seminar discusses essential startup steps, legal business structures, regulations, licensing, key issues that affect your business success, and common pitfalls entrepreneurs face. A must for first-time small business owners! Although there is no cost to attend, seating is limited and registration required no later than Feb. 24 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents "Payment Fraud Trends & Prevention: What Small Businesses Need to Know", with a special guest speaker from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis. Payment fraud is a concern for any small business. How can employees help protect their company’s payment transactions? Do you know which payment types are most vulnerable? Do you know what fraud schemes are most prevalent? Is your company making it too easy for fraudsters to steal your assets? This session will address these and other questions by analyzing statistical data, trends, and findings from industry research. The presenter will help you distinguish between hype and reality and identify effective fraud prevention practices based on feedback from financial industry professionals. Gain practical tips to strengthen your defenses against paymOnlineent fraud. Join us for this free webinar on April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. by registering at http://asbtdc.org/training/webinars.
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Meet featured client: Real Life Apparel. Owners Jasa Babb, Suzanne Gately, and Leighton Babb created a new clothing line that expresses a “Southernly” style. They sell t-shirts and hats for men, women, and children. Jasa and Suzanne attended the "Website in a Day" workshop to build their e-commerce site. They also received one-on-one consulting that helped them with issues such as business entity questions, accounting setup, and sales tax compliance. Learn more about Real Life Apparel at www.reallifeapparel.com.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Small Business Start-up Summit” on March 30 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at the Arvest Tower in Fort Smith. Three workshops in one day are geared to help your small business get started! Starting a Business in Arkansas, How to Write a Business Plan, and Business Financing Options all help you identify the major steps crucial to starting and financing your endeavor. Special summit pricing of $75 saves you money and includes a lunch Q&A session. Veterans attend free. Seating is limited and registration is required at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents two hands-on workshops for QuickBooks desktop software users on March 10 at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. The 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM session, “QuickBooks Beyond the Basics,” includes using reports, customizing forms, and working with inventory, jobs, estimates, progress invoices, and more. The 1:00 to 4:00 PM session, “QuickBooks Payroll,” includes tracking employee time, issuing paychecks, paying liabilities, and producing payroll reports.  A computer is provided during each interactive session. Cost per session is $65, and lunch is included when you attend both workshops. Seating is limited with registration required no later than Mar. 8 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “How to Write a Business Plan” from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville. All businesses, especially new ventures, need a business plan. Crafting a plan helps you define your concept, evaluate your competition, determine risks, and estimate costs. Using our "To the Point" outline, learn how to put together a plan that will guide the growth of your business and you can share with lenders and investors. Cost to attend is $35 per person.  Seating is limited and registration required no later than Feb. 24 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents “Startup Small Talks” from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., on Feb. 16 at the Russellville Area Chamber of Commerce.  This free event features a business consultant, a certified public accountant, and a lender who will share valuable tips on starting a small business. If you have ever considered opening your own business, or you are in the planning phases of starting one, this is a must-attend event!  Although there is no cost to participate, seating is limited and registration is required no later than Feb. 15 at 479-356-2067 or http://asbtdc.org/training/russellville-events.
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