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  • Award Winning Clients Apr 19 2023
    Three SBTDC were recognized for excellence in the last month.

    Mojotone CEO named SBA’s NC Small Business Person of the Year

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    SBTDC client Mojotone’s CEO was named the SBA’s 2023 NC Small Business Person of the Year. Michael McWhorter founded Mojotone in Greensboro in 2000, moved the company to Burgaw in 2005 and ...
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  • Music as a Business 101 Apr 19 2023
    By Clay Howard, SBTDC Regional Center Director and accomplished musician A business based in music differs in many ways from other businesses, with the number one difference being that, in music, most likely the product you are selling is YOU – you ARE the business. While the product is different, core business concepts apply to your music ...
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  • Burnout fueling turnover – and having significant impact on entrepreneurship Apr 18 2023
    Source: Triangle Business Journal Burned out American workers frustrated by their 9-to-5 jobs are launching side hustles and full-blown businesses — part of a dramatic change in the business ecosystem brought about in part by the Covid-19 pandemic. That was a takeaway from Gusto Inc.’s new business owner survey for 2023, which included nearly 1,600 ...
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