Frequently Asked Questions


Question: Who is served?
Answer: Any person currently involved with a small business or who is considering a new business venture.

Question:What services are offered?
Answer: Start-up information, business plan development, financial analysis, accounting, women- owned and minority assistance, business certification, loan resources, record keeping, marketing, cash flow projections, training programs, videos.

Question: How do I go about using the SBDC?
Answer: Call 245-5429 for information or to make an appointment to meet with a counselor. Services are free and confidential.

Question: Is there any charge for the services provided by the SBDC?
Answer: No, all printed materials, business counseling and referrals are free of cost to you.

 

Did You Know?


Small Business is the engine that drives our economy, yet 80% of all Small Businesses fail within the first five years.

Major causes of failure are:

  • Under-capitalization
  • Lack of experience
  • Poor marketing expertise


The success rate for Small Business can be improved significantly by utilizing:

  • Business management resources
  • Business information resources
  • Business skills training