Lamar State SBDC


1401 Procter 
Port Arthur, TX 77641

Phone: (409) 984-6531

Featured Event

Starting Your Own Business 
March 19, 5:30 p.m. 

Available Courses

Advisors & Staff

Linda Tait
Director | Bio

Sander Louis
Admin. Assistant | Bio


A Good Tagline Needs to be Clever and Clear


The right tagline or slogan can help your business stand out from the crowd. With a few well-chosen words, you can convey what you want customers to know about your brand and what sets you apart. Think about the taglines or slogans used by some of the well-known fast food chains.

What's in a Credit Score?


Looking for a small business loan? Your credit score — a number between 300 and 850 — is based on how you've handled credit in the past, and it's a critical factor for a potential lender. A high score means you've managed your finances well and are a good risk for a loan; a low score means you've had problems in the past and might not be able to handle the debt.