The Small Business Advancement National Center hopes you enjoy this vast electronic resource. The site is meant to be easy to use, fast to download, and increase your knowledge of small business and entrepreneurship.

Dr. Don B. Bradley III, Executive Director and Professor of Marketing, welcomes you to the SBANC site. He expresses that the marvelous aspect of this site is that it was designed and implemented by students here at the University of Central Arkansas. It is a culmination of many years of work, starting with the first site in 1992. If you have any suggestions or need help pertaining to our Website, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our objective is to service your needs in increasing your knowledge of small business and entrepreneurship.


Here are the winners of the 2013 National SBI Competition in St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Winners of Papers and POY

SBANC Newsletter

Check out and subscribe to our weekly e-newsletter! The Small Business Advancement National Center offers a weekly electronic newsletter that you can subscribe to through e-mail. The newsletter includes information for small businesses and entrepreneurs, including upcoming conferences, calls for academic papers, and workshops.

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Business Plan

Need a helping hand in getting started with your Business Plan? The SBANC Business Plan is provided as a means to do just that! Check it out and see what you think. Hopefully it will give you a boost to get you going a little faster along that path toward Success! You will need Adobe Acrobat to view the business plan. If you do not have this application, you can download it for free here.

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Here is a link to the magazine – Bloomberg Businessweek


SBA Office of Advocacy: Quarterly Indicators

Provides recent monthly and quarterly data from a wide variety of sources relevant to small businesses.
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Small Business – Frequently Asked Questions

Small business is our business. This short guide is here to help you answer some of the common questions owners ask when starting or planning to start a small business.

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Need Help with Finances?

Are you in need of some information on Small Business Finance? Well, you’ve come to the right place! On this page you will find plenty of helpful financial information and forms.
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Daily Insight and Inspiration for Growing Your Business

Watch a 1-4 minute video tip each day about best business practices from the weekly television show, Small Business School.

As the longest-running television series in the world dedicated exclusively to telling the stories of successful small businesses, this weekly series on PBS stations, takes you inside hundreds of companies so you can learn from owners who are the best in their category.

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SBA – A Veterans Small Business Resource Guide

Planning and Getting Veterans Back into the Business

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Schools with Doctoral Students in Entrepreneurship

Here is a list of schools that offer doctoral degrees in entrepreneurship.

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ICSB will be hosting their annual conference in Dublin, Ireland during June 11-14, 2014. For more information, Go There