How do I research what business to start? write a business plan? get a bank loan or financing? How do I market and sell my products or services? And most important, how do I make a profit?
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2013
Do you know what business you want to start? Or need to do some more research on your business idea?
Individual counseling, classes and more, for new and experienced business owners.
- Small Business Reference Center
This website is the Swiss Army knife for small business!
SCORE provides free counseling and low-cost workshops in partnership with the Small Business Administration. Raleigh office: 919.856.4739; www.raleigh.score.org.
- SCORE counselors at our libraries
Experienced business people will coach you one-on-one.
- Business Information Center from NCLive
Links to trusted sources, and the NCLIve Business Portal. It's a library at your fingertips!
- Wake Tech Small Business Center
Practical, low-cost classes.
- Wake Tech / Wachovia Wells Fargo Center for Entrepreneurship
Speakers, seminars, and counseling: training and support to make your ideas take shape.
- U.S. Small Business Administration
A treasure chest of information, tutorials, publications, forms, and links.
- Business Owner'sToolkit
All aspects of starting, managing, and growing a small business.