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Our SBDC helps stimulate economic growth by helping small businesses succeed. We provide knowledge and support throughout a vast array of expertise including business planning, loan packaging, social media marketing, e-commerce, media buying, public relations, insurance, food services, intellectual property, human resources, and more.



RECENT Webinars

"Small Business Secrets to Success w/ Jim Blasingame"

Aired April 11, 2018

Did you know that just being competitive in the market isn't enough anymore? If prospective customers don't know what we have to offer then we are not relevant. Jim's book, The Age of the Customer: Prepare for the Moment of Relevance, can help entrepreneurs stand out and stay relevant during this shifting paradigm from a sellers market to a customer driven market.

Complete our survey for a chance to win a free signed copy of the bood The Age of the Customer:

To view past webinars, click the link:  SBDC Webinars Archive Homepage


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2018 Upcoming Webinars

Small Business Secrets to Success

with Jim Blasingame

April    11, 2018

Jim Blasingame will share how to stay relevant in the changing customer driven market and his book, Age of the Customer, can help entrepreneurs stand out and create trust in a digital world. 

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* All Webinars take place during 12:05 pm - 1:00 pm. So get ready to LUNCH & LEARN!

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The California State University Bakersfield SBDC is part of the Central California Network hosted by UC Merced.

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Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the US Small Business Administration.




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Step 1: Register Above!
Step 2: We match a Business Consultant to your needs
Step 3: Consultant contacts you for no-cost consulting

For more information on SBDC services, please contact the SBDC office. 661-654-2856 - General information provided below.


Monday- Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
(661) 654-2856
1631 17th St. Suite 200
Bakersfield, CA 93301


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