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Spirit of Volunteerism Awards

Holly Heald and Rolando Torres are honored as Outstanding Community Volunteers In Orange County at this Year’s Spirit of Volunteerism Awards   April 20, 2017 - Run by OneOC, Spirit of Volunteerism Awards is the oldest, largest, and longest running volunteer recognition event in Orange County. It is an event that not only recognizes individuals but group and corporate team volunteers for dedicating their time to Orange County. This event celebrates the involvement of community... Read More »


Inventory Control

Inventory Control Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) helps Businesses manage inventory more simply April 14, 2017-When your inventory is constantly moving in and out of your storefront, kitchen, or warehouse at paces varying from day of the week to month of the year, things can get pretty complicated. Though not every small business can afford expensive inventory management software systems, SBGAs apps are making it possible to digitally manage stock in a more cost effective... Read More »


Donating Time to End Hunger

April 10, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Sponsors Effort to End Hunger Through Volunteer-Support at the Orange County Food Bank Hunger is a serious problem that affects approximately 42 million people in the United States. In California, over 5 million people have limited or uncertain access to adequate food. Unfortunately, hunger exists in every community, affecting all age and ethnic groups. In Orange County alone, there are more than 450,000 people at risk of... Read More »


I Wish to Have a Game and Craft Room

March 6, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) and Make-A-Wish Partnership Grants a Boy’s Wish to Have a Game and Craft Room Cody is a 17-year-old living with several medical conditions. He likes to play video games with his cousins and loves to knit. He dedicates his free time to making care packages for those in need. He knows what his help means to those people going through a tough time, as he himself has lived through hardship. Fortunately, his past experiences have shaped... Read More »


Mobile Invoicing – Getting Merchants Paid Faster

    February 20th, 2017 - Thanks to ever-changing technology, business owners now have the freedom to conduct business wherever they are. Processes that were laborious and time consuming even a few years ago, such as invoicing, can be done safely and remotely, simply by using a smartphone or tablet. Any business owner knows the pain of creating, printing and mailing an invoice, then hoping that the vendor will receive and pay the invoice quickly. Business-to-business... Read More »


SBGA’s Table Management System

February 13, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Restaurant Owners Manage Tables and Orders with a Table Management System When it comes to increasing sales in a restaurant, one of the best strategies is to maximize the rate at which tables are turned. In order for tables to turn more quickly, hosts need to know which tables are available and servers need to keep track of orders at each table. To provide such information, the Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) offers... Read More »


Mobile Point of Sale

February 9, 2017  - Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Members Accept Payments on the Go, Wherever They Go. Technology is evolving every day; one area in specific is the evolution of point of sale (POS) systems.  As innovations in technology continue to progress, more businesses are turning to mobile POS systems to run their business. Mobile point-of-sale is ideal for small to medium sized businesses that take in-person credit card payments or other types of cashless payments.... Read More »


Labor Management Solution

February 6, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Business Owners Save Time and Money with the Labor Management Solution Today, most small to medium sized businesses continue to handle their employee schedules manually. Some of the more advanced businesses use an online scheduling service, often with a separate electronic time clock. This means the two services do not communicate with each other, and the time clock system does not know when an employee is supposed to clock... Read More »


Booker

February 1, 2017 - Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Its Members Run a Service Based Business Managing a service based business, like a salon or spa, can be a daunting task.  Having to manage customer lists, employee schedules, stylist chairs or massage rooms, and inventory is a job within itself, but the Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) has a solution that not only gives time back to the business, but can help increase revenue at the same time. Booker, a fully integrated... Read More »


Shopping Online

January 30, 2017 – Small Business Growth Alliance (SBGA) Helps Its Members Open up Their Business to Online Shoppers SBGA Small Business Growth Alliance There are still many businesses without an online store despite the digital age in which we live. These businesses are limiting themselves to customers who walk in their door when they can open up their business to the world. In order to do business online, it is important to have a professional site on which a business owner can list and... Read More »


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