To combat the spread of COVID-19, Sul Ross State University SBDC will be providing virtual meetings with clients on as needed basis. Our advisors are here to help answer your questions. We are committed to supporting you during this challenging time. Please contact each advisor through phone or email as follows:
Cynthia Gomez
Senior Business Advisor
Eagle Pass, TX
Phone: 830.758.5026
Maricela Brown
Business Advisor
Eagle Pass, TX
Phone: 830.758.5024
Janie Medina
Business Advisor
Carrizo Springs, TX
Phone: 830.876.1264
Juan Gallegos, Jr.
Senior Business Advisor
Del Rio, TX
Phone: 830.703.4811
Kevin Gonzalez
Business Advisor
Uvalde, TX
Phone: 830.279.3018


NOVEMBER
2020
JINGLE ALL THE WAY TO ONLINE MARKETING SUCCESS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
The holidays are the biggest spending season of the year — are you prepared to claim your piece of the pie? With all of the holiday promotions out there, it can be difficult to get your audience’s attention. During this presentation we’ll guide you through planning your online marketing strategy this holiday season. We’ll provide tips and ideas for leveraging the online channels that matter to your business.

DATE: NOVEMBER 4, 2020
TIME: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
CREATING EFFECTIVE FACEBOOK ADS
Facebook has become one of the most powerful advertising platforms for businesses in B2B and B2C helping marketers obtain more organic impressions on their ads. A successful Facebook ad includes the right audience, eye-catching images or videos, and compelling text. In this presentation, we'll cover the essentials you need to know for creating Facebook ads that convert.

DATE: NOVEMBER 05, 2020
TIME: 1:00 PM CST
A SIMPLE RECIPE FOR SOCIAL MEDIA SUCCESS
As a small business, social media is overwhelming and often feels like you’re just spinning your wheels. You have to figure out where to be, how to be engaging, and how to get results —all with a limited amount of time and resources. That’s why in this session we’ll provide a recipe for social media that saves time and gets results to grow your business. You’ll learn how to get started, choose the right social networks for your business, and a 15-minute social media plan.

DATE: NOVEMBER 12, 2020
TIME: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CST
USING DATA TO DRIVE BUSINESS GROWTH (GROW WITH GOOGLE)
Learn best practices and analyze trends about how customers engage with your business online, then turn these insights into well-informed, actionable decisions.

IN THIS SESSION, WE'LL SHOW YOU HOW TO:
  • Identifying business goals and how you plan to use your online presence to achieve them
  • Incorporating data into your marketing plan
  • Selecting tools to help you find the answers you need 


DATE: NOVEMBER 17, 2020
TIME: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CST
SOCIAL MEDIA ADS THAT GET RESULTS
What to do...
Top tips for Instagram and Facebook advertising Testing, Audience, Re-Marketing and MORE!

Get results to grow your business and drive more sales. Social media ads are one of the most cost-effective ways to promote your business. Take your ads to the next level with these professional tips you can use right now!

Once you have you marketing roadmap and ad strategy in place, let's create some terrific looking graphics, photos and even video to get your message seen. Step by step examples of How to Do It!

DATE: NOVEMBER 18, 2020
TIME: 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM CST
MAKE YOUR WEBSITE WORK FOR YOU (GROW WITH GOOGLE)
In this presentation, learners will discover how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports their goals. Whether launching a new website or sprucing up an old one, this workshop will help.

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices and characteristics of a great website:
  • It’s goal-oriented
  • It’s organized and easy-to-search
  • It’s useful 
  • It’s functional 
  • It’s intuitive to use, on any device, and 
  • Last not least, it’s findable by search engines


DATE: NOVEMBER 19, 2020
TIME: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST

Here’s the COVID-19 Response Your Employees Are Hoping For

From re-enforcing and reflecting company values to finding the right ways to promote engagement, there are several things employees are looking for during times of crisis.

A Guide to Small Business Accounting
When you first start your small business, you'll likely have to take on many day-to-day administrative tasks yourself, including accounting. Knowing how to track and project your business income and expenses are important skills for business success, so it's important to familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of accounting.