Tracie Reeves-Hartman combines catering, café experiences at Fresh Plate

Small business owner Tracie Reeves-Hartman demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit by bringing catering services and a downtown café to Loveland through her Fresh Plate Café & Catering concept, something to be celebrated during National Small Business Week. The Loveland Business Development Center will be spotlighting a couple of businesses during this week.   About National Small […]

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Avoid the pitfalls that can derail your business

To kick off National Small Business Week I asked some people working in business development to tell me what pitfalls they would avoid that could derail a business. “’Pad’ your initial request – don’t ask for the moon but ask for enough to get the business operating and ramped up fully including any money to […]

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The Challenges of Being an Entrepreneur

This week is National Small Business Week – April 30 to May 6, 2017. This article is in recognition of all the entrepreneurs who make up our small business community. Opening a small business and taking on the entrepreneur mindset seems easy at first. Just do what you’re good at and clients or customers will […]

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Spotlight on Laura Alier for National Small Business Week

Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) Mission Statement: The mission of the LBDC is to provide Loveland citizens and existing businesses with free one on one consulting services, sophisticated training seminars and street smart advisors in order to create a stronger more vibrant economy. There are many people associated with the LBDC program who help with […]

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