Small Business Development Center


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.


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

RECENT Webinars

"Facebook Ads: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly"

Aired May 31, 2017

Learn small business tricks for effective Facebook Ads... Christie Osborne, our social media guru has returned to the webinar stage! In this webinar she shares what separates the good from the bad when it comes to Facebook Ads. Listen to her explain several keys to killing it on Facebook like:
- Setting up Facebook Ads that work
- How to fully optimize your ads for maximum results
- Converting clients and measuring success
- Analysis and how to crush it in your next campaign

"Marketing in the Digital Age"

Aired May 10, 2017

The buzz about social media versus more traditional marketing tactics can leave small business owners scratching their heads. Combining both tools can provide a stronger edge in a competitive marketplace. Hear from our veteran marketing and public relations expert consultant, Maureen Buscher-Dang, and our SBDC Associate Marketing consultant, Claudia Belda, as they discuss some great marketing tactics and suggestions for your business!

SBDC Webinar Archives Homepage


The CSU Bakersfield SBDC is part of the UC Merced Regional Network.

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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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