Join us the first Tuesday of every month for LIVE updates that affect small businesses in Sonoma County and across the North Bay.

🙶 To reach out to someone who’s an expert… It’s absolutely helped my business grow.

Esther Penn, MD

Live casts

At 10am on the First Tuesday of every month, join our live cast on the channel of your choice.

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Program Overview

Once a month, we’ll cast live on Facebook and LinkedIn to cover:

  • Small business updates and need-to-know information
  • Financial opportunities for grants and other funding options
  • Special guest interviews – learn from your peers and their journeys to achieve success

John Degaetano
Ed Troxell

Join your hosts, SBDC Business Advisors John DeGaetano and Ed Troxell. This dynamic duo have been running the show since 2020, helping small businesses keep updated on critical updates.

John is an SBDC-honored generalist and financial expert. Ed is a social media expert who also helps businesses get connected with their businesses online.

View Past SBDC Live Shows

You can view past shows recorded on Facebook and LinkedIn (LinkedIn shows only since February 2022).

How to Boost Your Holiday Sales

How to boost your holiday sales

Worried about your holiday sales? Tune into this video for tips on how you can boost your holiday sales. Add a reminder to your calendar now & send us any questions that you have. #SonomaCounty #shoplocal

Posted by Sonoma Small Business Development Center on Friday, October 28, 2022

Live from the Santa Rosa Metro Chamber

SBDC Live at Santa Rosa Metro Chamber Tune in to learn about all the small business resources that we have available for you.

Posted by Sonoma Small Business Development Center on Tuesday, August 2, 2022

Small Business Resources

Small Business Resources: Stabilizing in Uncertain Times

In this video, we share with you the latest workshops and financial tips that can help your small business stabilize during these uncertain times.

Posted by Sonoma Small Business Development Center on Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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