It takes a little help from our friends

–For this Loveland business, partnership liberated growth and made work fun again Consulting businesses are often lonely endeavors, constrained by the experience, capacity, and moxie of the owner. When opportunity knocks –­ in the guise of new technologies, more customers, or economic expansion – many consultants choke, not willing to do what’s necessary to grow. […]

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Online Tutorials to Develop or Expand Your Business

Loveland Public Library recently announced that it offered free membership to Lynda.com, but what does that mean? Starting a business (or keeping one going) comes with a certain number of issues. So instead of spending countless hours finding the right business solution, you can now access over 276,000 online courses and professional video tutorials through […]

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LoCo Think Tank Group to Begin at the LBDC

Curt Bear, founder of LoCo Think Tank (Local Community Think Tank) has four Think Tank groups meeting in Fort Collins. Curt will be starting a new Loveland group in February 2018. This new group will be meeting at the Loveland Business Development Center located in the Loveland Chamber of Commerce building. If you haven’t heard […]

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LDP/DDA partners with Downtown businesses to bring a month of holiday events to Loveland

The Downtown Development Authority and local businesses want to bring shoppers to Downtown Loveland during the holidays by appealing to kids—and adults. Yes, that means Santa Claus, and this year, the jolly fellow will be stopping at local businesses for festivities, photos, fun and even a happy hour. He and local businesses invite the community […]

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Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #3

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the third of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #2

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the second of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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Loveland-Based E-Commerce Businesses Experience Exploding Growth – Story #1

E-Commerce businesses are growing at an astonishing rate. This is the first of three stories talking about Loveland, CO E-Commerce businesses who are thriving with their online sales. Loveland business owners have found clever ways to turn the online shopping trend into profitable business ventures. Three such businesses—Aroma Outfitters that provides accessories for doTerra essential […]

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Small Business Saturday, November 25, Shop Local!

Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday observed the Saturday following Thanksgiving Day, which promotes shopping small and shopping local. Loveland shops, restaurants and coffee shops are participating in Small Business Saturday by encouraging customers to shop and dine at establishments that are independently owned. This is a day to forego the big box […]

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CEF Launches Small Business Loan Program for Veterans – VALOR

The Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) has received notification that the Colorado Enterprise Fund (CEF) is launching a new small business loan program for veterans. The loan program, created to support U.S. military veterans and Gold Star Families (surviving spouses and children of veterans) in Colorado, will officially launch on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2017. […]

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Jack Dorr Joins the Loveland Public Library

The Loveland community welcomes Jack Dorr, new business librarian at the Loveland Public Library. Jack started at the library in late September, taking over the role previously held by Amanda Armstrong. Loveland Public Library services are spotlighted at each “So You Want to Start a Business” workshop, provided monthly by the Loveland Business Development Center […]

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