SBDC Blog Named Top Small Business Blog, Website

Feedspot recognizes Florida SBDC at USF blog and website in #68 spot

TAMPA (December 3, 2019) – The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida blog has been named to the Top 100 Small Business Blogs and Websites to Follow in 2019 list, by Feedspot.

SBDC Blog Named Top Small Business Blog“We see thousands of business owners each year, helping them to grow their businesses,” Stacey Dadd, marketing and communications officer, said. “We’re pleased that we are able to provide thought leadership in the area of entrepreneurship to those clients, and many more, at no cost to them. It’s important that they have access to the endless free resources that are available to them in the Tampa Bay region.”

The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida ranked #68 on this year’s list of top small business blogs and websites.

The Florida SBDC at USF blog publishes an average of once per week, featuring tip articles for business owners, as well as success stories of clients in the 10-county Tampa Bay region, infographics, audio segments, and more. In-house professionally credentialed consultants write all content.

“We’re only able to provide this high-quality blog due to the expertise of our business consultants we have on staff from the University of South Florida, Pinellas County Economic Development and our consultants at the Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County,” Dadd added.

The Florida SBDC at USF provides no-cost consulting, training and information to existing and emerging businesses in the 10-county Tampa Bay region. The Center serves entrepreneurs in Desoto, Hardee, Hernando, Hillsborough, Highlands, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, Manatee and Sarasota counties.

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About the Florida SBDC Network:

For over forty years, the Florida SBDC Network, the state’s principal provider of business assistance [Fl. Stat. 288.001], has nourished a statewide partnership between higher education and economic development to provide existing and emerging small and medium-sized business owners with management and knowledge resources that enable overall growth, increased profitability, and economic prosperity for Florida’s economy. Since 2011, Florida SBDCs have provided 624,331 hours of professional business consulting to 58,975 client businesses, resulting in 281,831 jobs impacted; $36.7 billion in sales generated; $2.7 billion in government contracts acquired; $1.6 billion in capital accessed; and 4,520 new businesses started. A statewide network of over 40 offices, the Florida SBDC is funded in part by the U.S. Small Business Administration, Defense Logistics Agency, State of Florida and other private and public partners. The Florida SBDC Network, headquartered at the University of West Florida, is nationally accredited by the Association of SBDCs and is a 2016 recipient of the President’s E Award for Export Service. Florida SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for individuals with limited English proficiency. For more information, please visit