Several free counseling and training programs are available to help you get started and expand your small business. These services cover all aspects of starting and running a business, from getting a loan to developing business plans and marketing strategies.
Your first stop to finding help with starting and managing your small business should be the Small Business Community Success Lab. This community brings together entrepreneurs, small business owners, industry and government experts to share and discuss business issues and questions.
There are numerous online tools and resources to help new and aspiring business owners succeed:
The following programs provide local in-person counseling and training services for small business owners. Services cover all aspects of starting and running a business, from getting loans and financing to start or expand to developing business plans and marketing strategies.
Choose a state to find specific training and assistance resources available in your area.
State Training and Assistance Resources