The Profit Talks

An SBDC Podcast

Welcome to The Profit Talks Podcast — your gateway to success in the world of business ownership.

We’re here to guide you in your journey, sharing stories of triumph from fellow entrepreneurs, unveiling expert insights, and illuminating the array of invaluable resources available to fuel your business growth. Our mission is to inspire and empower, showing you that your dreams are not just achievable but well within your grasp. Join us as we explore the strategies, solutions, and stories that can propel your business forward. Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, ‘The Profit Talks Podcast’ is your compass to navigate the exciting landscape of business success. Tune in, get inspired, and let’s embark on this journey together.

Asian Business Association of Orange County – Manish Bhardia
Riverside County Office of Economic Development

Veterans and Government Contracting - Troy Small

OCIE SBDC Trade Mission to South Korea

OCIE SBDC Marketing Center — Pam Coleman

Caravan SBDC — OCIE SBDC's Newest Center

Meet OCIE SBDC Business Consultant Jay Allis

TMC Community Capital and Micro-Loans for Small Businesses

Previous Episodes

Luis Sanchez officially launched his second franchise location of The Chocolate Bar in Highland, located in San Bernardino County. After four successful years operating their first location in Ontario, Luis and his wife decided to open another location in Southern California. Hear about Luis’s successes in growing his business. 
Mike Daniel and Katrina Smith from the Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Network (OCIE SBDC) discuss how you can start and grow your business. Learn about how you can access one-on-one consulting from industry experts, training programs designed specifically for small businesses, and resources provided by OCIE SBDC partners.

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At the Orange County Inland Empire Small Business Development Center Network, we offer business consulting, training, and online courses to entrepreneurs and business owners throughout the Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties at no cost. This is made possible because we are partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as well as other private sector funds.

Funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. Funding is not an endorsement of any product, opinion, or service. All programs are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development. All opinions, conclusions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.