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Small Business, Big Network

Are you interested in improving your networking skills or expanding your network? Discover what you can do today with resources available to you at the Dallas Public Library and get connected to organizations whose mission it is to support small businesses through the Dallas B.R.A.I.N.

Business Foundation Series

Are you overwhelmed by the seemingly endless road to entrepreneurship? Do you need to get organized for a well-planned launch? The Dallas B.R.A.I.N. invites you to gain the foothold your small business needs to get started on a direct path toward owning your own business.

Choosing a Business Name: Introduction to Trademark

Get a better understanding about what and why to trademark your business name with an introduction on basic trademark terminology. Also, find out where to go to find more in-depth information from your home office or in person at the Patent and Trademark Resource Center on the 6th floor...

Supporting Small Businesses Year Round

Converting one-time holiday shoppers into loyal customers is what can make promotional events like Small Business Saturdays an enduring success. Connect with the Dallas Public Library and the Dallas B.R.A.I.N. to learn about the resources available to you to make your small business New Year's resolutions a reality!

Bite-size Business Planning

A clear business plan will help organize your strategy and guide your business toward achieving milestones along the way. Get connected with informative resources through the Dallas Business Resource And Information Network or stop by the 5th floor of the Central Public Library for in person assistance.

Corn Fed Entrepreneurs

Corn fed entrepreneurship is possible where there are resources for small businesses, diversity and networking opportunities. The B.R.A.I.N. aims to connect your initiatives to the right resources by referring you to vetted businesses, organizations and programs dedicated to assisting start-ups and small business owners.

Discover a Great Business Idea

Discovering the next great idea should be considered a process. It is easy to discourage yourself away from entrepreneurship by comparing yourself and ideas to others. But there are tools to help guide, encourage and evaluate yourself.

This Thanksgiving Shop Small

This Thanksgiving weekend shop local, shop small business. Dallas small businesses drive our local economy, find products and services as diverse as our unique neighborhoods. Support local Dallas entrepreneurs on Small Business Saturday, November 26!