Confidential Consulting and Market Research
The HSU ASBTDC provides one-on-one confidential guidance that can be specifically tailored to your business venture. Through the consulting service, the HSU ASBTDC also provides customized market research to help small business owners better understand their market. Consultations are free of charge to Arkansas entrepreneurs.
Primary areas of assistance include the following:
- Business planning
- Financial analysis
- Market research
- Loan packaging
- Online and traditional marketing
- Growth and expansion
Whether you are a first-time entrepreneur or a long-time business owner looking for a competitive edge, we want to help your business grow and succeed. Businesses assisted by ASBTDC create more jobs and increase sales more than the average business in Arkansas, according to annual economic impact studies.
Contact us today to schedule your FREE consultation. We can be reached Monday through Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm at 870-230-5184.
Events and Training Programs
The HSU ASBTDC offers a variety of business events designed to educate small business owners, employees, and prospective entrepreneurs with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in today’s business environment. The center offers classroom-style seminars, one-day conferences, and on-demand online learning on an array of topics. The list below represents a few of our most popular training topics:
- Business financing
- Customer service
- Business startup and planning
- Traditional and online marketing
- Website development
The HSU ASBTDC works very hard to offer affordable business training events throughout its 10-county territory. In an effort to continue such an offering, the center encourages community organizations to partner as co-sponsors. If your organization is interested in partnering with the HSU ASBTDC in any capacity, then please contact our office at 870.230.5184.
Reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Chelsea Goza at 870.230.5184.