The Small Business Administration is offering “podcasts”— oral presentations that you can download onto an iPod or other portable mp3 player — on topics related to the launch and growth of business. Each 10-minute broadcast delivers advice for new and established entrepreneurs on starting, expanding, protecting and financing a small business. Titles include: “Selecting a Business That Fits,” “Disaster Preparedness for Business Owners” and “Is Entrepreneurship for You?” The podcasts will feature interviews with industry experts from SBA and SBA resource partners, the Small Business Development Centers and the Women’s Business Centers. To visit the SBA podcast library, go to www.sba.gov/podcast.
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