We know how hard it is to launch a business and successfully stay in business so we put together a collection of helpful documents, videos and other ideas to help you along.
FREE video classes from the Small Business Learning Center
FREE online step-by-step Business Plan Building Tool by the SBA
FREE printable document on Developing a Winning Business Plan
FREE collection of 'How To' videos to improve your business and skills
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Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) provide assistance to small businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs throughout the United States and its territories. SBDC advisors provide aspiring and current small business owners a variety of free business consulting and low-cost training services. We encourage you to find a center near you for personal one-on-one help and local classes.
The Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOP) is designed to provide entrepreneurial development services such as business training, counseling and mentoring, and referrals for eligible veterans owning or considering starting a small business.
Women's Business Centers (WBCs) represent a national network of more than 100 educational centers throughout the United States and its territories, which are designed to assist women in starting and growing small businesses. WBCs seek to "level the playing field" for women entrepreneurs, who still face unique obstacles in the business world.