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Women Entrepreneurs Rock Event October 19th at The Stone Pony

On October 19, 2015, America’s Small Business Development Center New Jersey at Brookdale Community College will present the second annual “Women Entrepreneurs Rock” female founders event at the legendary Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ from 6-9pm (and networking until 10pm). This free event is for business owners (and aspiring entrepreneurs) […]

August 24th, 2015|Categories: All, Events, Newsletter, Press Release, Small Business Blog|

Social Survival Bootcamp for Business AUGUST 25th in Freehold, NJ

The ASBDC New Jersey at Brookdale Community College, invites small business owners of Monmouth County to attend a no cost social media full day bootcamp on August 25, 2015, at Brookdale Community College – Freehold, NJ Campus. This high impact bootcamp will include two sessions: the morning workshop session will cover […]

July 29th, 2015|Categories: All, Events, Newsletter, Press Release, Small Business Blog|

Meet the Lenders: August 20, 2015

Looking for information on what is needed to improve your chances of securing financial assistance?
Thursday, August 20, 2015
9:30am – 1:00pm 
New Jersey’ssmall businesses and entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with SBA’s top lenders to discuss the availability of SBA guaranteed loans by their institutions.
You’ll learn: 

What lenders look for in […]

Congratulations! Women in Business Award Winner, Director, Jackeline Meijas-Fuertes

To our very own, Jackeline Meijas-Fuertes, Director of the ASBDC at Brookdale Community College. 
Given by the Monmouth County Chamber of Commerce, Jackeline recieved the Women in Business Award on Thursday, May 28, 2015. The Crystal Beacon Award honors and celebrates exceptional individuals and organizations that have shown dedication and commitment to […]

June 11th, 2015|Categories: All|

NO COST EVENT: Go Green and GROW Green: Sustainability for Your Small Business


Helping your business Go Green and GROW Green!

Save Money, Share Your Success, Inspire Others

Wednesday, April 29th
9:00am – 12 noon 

“Green” practices are quickly becoming expected rather than optional.  Learn how even the most basic steps to incorporate sustainability practices in your business operations can improve your bottom line, increase your competitive […]

April Consultant Blog: Continuity Planning – Preparing for an Emergency


How prepared are you for an emergency? Maybe it is the next Hurricane Sandy or a crashed hard drive; either can bring your business to a screeching halt. If a crisis happened to you, do you have a plan in place to keep your business running? The idea is to […]

April Client Highlight: Tracy Rowohlt, NateCo LLC

Tracy Rowohlt is the hard working and brilliant owner of NateCo LLC, a certified Women Owned Business (WBE) and certified Small Business Enterprise (SBE). NateCo LLC is a successful family owned business that developed and produces a patented removable crown molding/wire management system called RowlCrown, a product that provides the […]

April 7th, 2015|Categories: All, Client Highlights, Small Business Blog|Tags: , , |

Manufacturing In New Jersey

America’s Small Business Development Center New Jersey at Brookdale Community College provides manufacturers in New Jersey management counseling and education services to assist in growing their manufacturing business. Consulting is free, in-depth, and confidential. Services include but are not limited to:

Business Process Improvement
Commercialization Strategies and New Product Development
Expanding Into the […]

March 27th, 2015|Categories: All|

3 Quick Steps To Facebook Advertising

Facebook is looking to make advertising on their platform increasingly easy for you, given a decreasing organic reach. That being said, historically, with so many changes to their advertising policy, Facebook advertising could feel like a moving target so below are three quick steps to help you start your own […]

March 20th, 2015|Categories: All, Newsletter, Small Business Blog|

March 2015 Client Highlight: Altagracia Sanchez “Jessie” owner of Jessie Beauty Salon







Altagracia Sanchez came to the United States at age 15 from the Dominican Republic. She had an amazing work ethic from the get-go. Altagracia, aka “Jessie” went through cosmetology training while still attending high school and starting working in a salon right away. She started at the bottom…first sweeping floors, […]