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SBA, Dun & Bradstreet offer interactive success Webinar

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) will present a 30-minute, interactive dunnbradstreetWebinar on how small businesses can succeed through innovation Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. ET.

The Webinar is free and open to all small businesses.

During the webinar, small business owners and business experts will discuss how to innovate in a live interactive session utilizing videos, online polling, and a Q&A session. Several small businesses included in the Webinar demonstrate how using innovative ideas have helped them to thrive.  They are:

• The Thunder Show of Springfield, N.J. A wine retailer is using YouTube and other social networks to reach 20-somethings

• Bike Arc of Palo Alto, Calif. A bicycle owner created a new product line by rethinking how and where to park bicycles.

 • To-Go-Ware of Berkeley, Calif. A woman’s start-up encourages people to reduce their “forkprint” by buying reusable containers and utensils

SBA Administrator Karen G. Mills is featured in the webinar along with savvy business experts, including Stephen Key, an inventor and founder of, and Steve King, founder of Emergent Research and author of a major study on small business.  Discussion will focus on:

• How to recognize innovation when it occurs in your business;

• The habits of highly successful business owners;

• New tools to help you stimulate innovation; and

• How to improve your competitive position in the coming decade.

Dun & Bradstreet works closely with small businesses to help them establish, manage and grow their businesses and stay informed with relevant topics. “Innovation is clearly a key driver of growth and enables small businesses to compete in today’s environment,” said Steve Alesio, Chairman & CEO, D&B. 

Small businesses can register for the webinar by going to D&B’s Small Business Portal at

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