Day: June 27, 2020

Business & Entrepreneur-ship

A strong economy and thriving businesses are critical to a community and region’s
health and vitality. The University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service provides
educational programs and resources to help businesses and entrepreneurs take advantage
of untapped market opportunities and enhance their competitive edge based on the latest
research findings and technology.

We also help community leaders who are interested in supporting entrepreneurial development
at the local level. Whether you are interested or involved in a food-based business,
government contracting, youth entrepreneurship, or something else, we may be able
to provide you with the assistance you need. Contact your county Extension Service
office to learn more.

Small Business Owner Taking Phone Order

Small Business & Workplace COVID-19 Resources

Use our curated resources to find funding options and other assistance to help keep
your business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Discover our resources!

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Business Assistance

Starting, operating and growing a business is hard work. We can help.

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Home Business Entrepreneur as Entrepreneur: how to be successful




The Home Business Entrepreneur (HBE) does not usually hire employees. He or she prefer to work independently. However, they are often good at interpersonal interaction. Therefore, they understand and consider other people’s feelings, including those they have professional relationship with. The most suitable type of business for the HBE is a home-based business. In this business model, customers are either individual clients or other businesses. As a rule, the HBE likes to stick with established contacts rather than switching them often. To that end, he or she will try to maintain and develop their contacts.



The largest comfortable business magnitude for the Home Business Entrepreneur type: Small





Necessary Steps for Success in Your Business


As an HBE, self-motivation is essential for you. You are likely to doubt your venture’s success, and sometimes you might be intimidated

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