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Tennessee Small Business Development Center at ETSU

College of Business and Technology


TSBDC Introduction To Lenders

TSBDC "Introduction to Lenders" is a new video produced by the TSBDC Service Centers at Volunteer State Community College and Roane State Community College. As the title implies the video was made to market the TSBDC services to Lenders. We encourage you to view the video (above) and let us know what you think. If you think you need financing, we are the place to start.

TSBDC Video Counseling

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at ETSU is very excited to announce that we now offer video counseling through Skype, Face Time, and Webex. To get started download the instructions linked below. All video counseling done by appointment only. For any problems or questions please contact Mark Bays at 423-439-8505 or  Instructions for Video Counseling

My Business Story

Video is predicted to be huge for 2012 and now is a great time to tell your business story. Google and American Express have created "My Business Story" a great free tool that allows you to make a professional-quality video telling the story of your business. The tool is very easy to use and provides a script and checklist to keep you on track with creating your video. The video you create will be uploaded to your you-tube channel. You then can share this video on your social pages, place it on your website, or use it to promote your business. To get started visit: If you need further assistance please contact our office at 423-439-8505 to make an appointment with a counselor.

Exciting News for Students and ETSU Faculty/Staff

The Tennessee Small Business Development Center at ETSU is excited to announce that we are now offering our workshops for FREE to any students and ETSU faculty/staff. Normal registration required, please present your ID on the day of the workshop to be eligible. 

NEW TSBDC Online Training Web Site

We are excited to announce the TSBDC has just released their new online training web site. The web site has fourteen chapters which address common business topics. Each chapters features PDF documents with written content, voice-narrated PowerPoint presentations, and video segments from professionals, educators, and entrepreneurs from all over Tennessee. You can visit the new web site at

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