Small Business Center
Upcoming FREE Seminars:
Aug. 30 - Do I Need an Online E-Commerce Presence?, 6 - 9 p.m.
Sept. 4 -  LinkedIN for Your Business 6 - 9 p.m.
Sept. 4 - Business of Organics: Certification, 6 - 8 p.m.
Sept. 6 - How to Write a Business Plan 6 -8 p.m.
Sept. 11 - Business of Organics: Recordkeeping, 6 - 8 p.m.
Sept. 18 - Business of Organics: Pricing, 6 - 8 p.m.
Sept. 18 - How to Develop Your Business Website, 6 - 9 p.m.  
Sept. 20 - Nonprofits are a Business Too, 6 - 8 p.m. 
Sept. 20 - Grantwriting: Writing a Competitive Proposal, 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Sept. 24 - Facebook for your Business, 6 - 8 p.m.
Sept. 25 - Using Social Media to Attract More Clients, 6 - 8 p.m.
Sept. 25 - The Business of Organics: "Outside of the Box" Marketing, 6 - 8 p.m.
Oct. 2 - The Business of Organics: Promoting Organic with Social Media, 6 - 8 p.m.
Oct. 6 - How to be a Professional Writer: The Business Basics, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Oct. 11 - Homerun Marketing: Using YouTube to Market Your Business, 6 - 9 p.m.
Oct. 18 - How to Hire and Retain Employees, 6-8 p.m.
Nov. 8 - Basic Low Cost Recordkeeping, 6 - 8 p.m.

Are you considering a new business venture or expansion? Do you need some help making your existing business more profitable? Could you or your employees benefit from additional training? If you answered yes to any of these questions PCC's Small Business Center can help you.

As a part of the Business Development and Entrepreneurship Center we are in the business of helping businesses succeed. Whether it's providing additional training, one-on-one counseling, or contacts and information, we're here to serve you. We understand the problems small businesses face. And best of all most of our services are free!

Small Business Counseling
Our experienced business counselor provides free, confidential counseling services for new and existing businesses. Our counselor is available to provide you with advice on starting or operating your business, finding funding or just about any business concern you have. No question is too simple, or complicated. We will be able to provide you with the answers you need, or refer you to someone who can.


We are here to help your small business succeed! You may request an appointment by contacting:

Person County: Jody Blackwell, Director Small Business Center, (336) 599-6622 or

Caswell County: Cori Lindsay, Director Small Business Center, (336) 694-4013 or


Business Resource Library
Over 150 business books and publications, an Internet connection and audiovisual materials are available for your use, to help with small business research and problem solving. The resource library is located at our Roxboro office.

Free Small Business Seminars
Specialized seminars are offered which are designed to improve your management or technical skills; from the basics of how to start your own business to the complexities of record keeping, taxes and employee development. To register for upcoming seminars, visit