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Small businesses make up the majority of business both in Alaska and nationwide. Alaska Business provides coverage of established small businesses as well as offers expert insight into how to improve upon business operations or even get a small business loan with the help of organizations such as the Small Business Administration and Alaska Small Business Development Centers, among others.

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Bagoy’s: Finding Ways to Flourish

Bagoy’s: Finding Ways to Flourish

“I saw a lot of opportunity to grow it, even though it was an established business, and it was one of those feel-good businesses where the public really embraces it and everyone feels like it’s theirs: it belongs to them, it’s their Bagoy’s,” says Chanda Mines, who owns the florist shop with her husband Randy.

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Op-Ed: Alaska’s Business Owners Are Not Alone

SBA Regional Administrator and Alaska SBDC Executive Director Jon Bittner want Alaskan business owners to know what resources are available as they develop pivot plans to respond to the changing business environment brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Alaska Small Business Development Center helps small businesses grow throughout Alaska via its expanding online resources and business management expertise.

Assistance is provided by experienced business advisors and experts through on-site and/or online interactions or training and at no cost to clients.

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Alaska Business Magazine January 2021 Cover

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Automating & Advancing

January 2021

Imagine hosting an event with an array of prospective clients in attendance, and the first slide of your presentation reads: “Here Is Exactly How Not to Hire Us.” It seems counterintuitive, but this is precisely what ARM Creative has done with its educational event series: SOTI.