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Herb Lawrence
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Website in a Day…With Weebly at the ASU Delta Center in Jonesboro, Thursday, October 17th.

The Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center to host "Website in a Day with Weebly," at the ASU Delta Center for Economic Development building, 319 University Loop West in Jonesboro from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, Thursday, October 17th.

Does your business need a website? Have you been held back by a lack of funds or a lack of technical skills? Then, Website in a Day is the hands-on workshop for you! Come sit down with the ASBTDC's laptop lab and design a website using Weebly. 

You'll be taken step-by-step through creating a free account and creating an attractive, functional, five page website.  All participants receive a 20-page workbook with detailed instructions.  
No HTML or special technical skills required!  If you can use a mouse….You are good to go!  Seriously, just a desire to have a Website that is attractive AND simple to keep up.  

Get the online attention your business needs.  Step-by-Step help from our staff, in ONE day you will have an awesome website using Weebly. 

Seating limited to 12 attendees.  Must pre-register. 

COST: $50 per business, $40 Jonesboro Regional Chamber and Downtown Jonesboro Association members, $35 for ASU faculty, staff & students.

To register: contact the ASU Small Business and Technology Development Center and grab your seat today.  Call (870) 972-3517, Email:, or register online

Co-sponsored by the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Jonesboro Association, First Security Bank, Focus Bank, Liberty Bank of Arkansas and Simmons First Bank.
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Good points on LinkedIn profiles and now I have to go back and look at mine because I think I saw myself in all 3 of your deadly sins....
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Nice infographic on image size optimization for 4 main social networks
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Great story in Arkansas Business yesterday about our own local leader of the Jonesboro, AR Regional Chamber of Commerce, Mark Young and his thoughts on how to grow local economies.  Great story and congrats Mark!
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Thank you to the Baxter Bulletin for sharing a press release on our Advanced Facebook workshop in Mountain Home tomorrow! Love the presss!
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I know a lot of times I feel I am Blogging to the "crickets"  Here are some good tips from to improve traffic if you feel like me!
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Pretty neat interactive infographic from simply business especially for someone just starting out on Twitter with lots of questions.  Just follow the path and they have specific tips.  Very nice
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A 20 page guide our staff at the Arkansas State University Small Business and Technology Development Center put together for our start-ups in Northeast & North Central Arkansas to share this wonderful Monday morning! 
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A few tips for our Arkansas entrepreneurs looking to start a business in Arkansas.  
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Center Director for the ASU SBTDC providing consulting assistance, market research and training to small businesses in Arkansas
Working with entrepreneurs and small businesses with consulting, market research and training.
  • ASU Small Business and Technology Development Center
    Center Ddirector, 1997 - present
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319 University Loop WestJonesboro, AR 72401
Helping Small Businesses & Entrepreneurs throughout Arkansas Launch...Grow...Succeed with the Arkansas State University SBTDC

I provide small business consulting assistance to start-up and existing businesses in a 15 county area of Northeast & North-Central Arkansas as Center Director for the ASU Small Business and Technology Development Center.  Part of the ASU College of Business my staff provides free and confidential consulting assistance, small business training workshops and market research assistance.

As a retired U.S. Army officer I am also involved with veteran entrepreneurs helping them make transition from military to civilian life as small business owners. 

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Center Director ASU SBTDC 17 years, retired army, father of 2 wonderful kids and 2 grandkids
  • University of Central Arkansas
    History/Sociology, 1972 - 1977
    Graduated from UCA in 1977 with double major History and Sociology was commissioned in the U.S. Army
  • University of Central Arkansas
    Masters Business Administration, 1983 - 1984
    Returned to UCA after 7 years army obtained MBA with GI Bill, worked for the Dean of the College of Business as a GA
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Rough isn't even close and looks are very deceiving. Darrell does a great job taking care of his customers and their cars. I can't think of any place in Batesville I would recommend more highly. Problem is he is always booked so get appointments early. A great example of a veteran owned small business in Batesville, AR.
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Good menu variety and reasonable prices especially lunch. Generally good service from wait staff and personable owner. Saturdays can be iffy, as they sometimes close for catering or private parties...Saturday may want to call ahead.
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