SBDC offers business workshops and training programs at little to no cost.
SBDC consulting services are offered at no cost in our four core areas. Check out how we can help your business today.
Our team of 18 consultants has experience in a variety of fields, ranging from franchising, medical, restaurant, marketing and much more. Our consultants are business owners and industry experts equipped with invaluable experience to help you start or grow your business.
Core Service Areas
How We Can Help
Whether you’re just starting or looking to expand your business, our consultants work with you step by step to identify your business objectives then develop a written plan of action to include financial, management and operational strategies over a specified timeline.
Your product or service has value for your customers – but who are they, how do you target them communicate with them, or reach them? Our marketing consultants can help you not only understand your customers, but also help you grow, retain and delight them.
Ready to finance your business, but not sure where to start? Or looking to refinance debt or expand your business? Our financial consultants can help you explore your financing options, securely package your loan, introduce you to our network of over 100 funding institutions and help you obtain the best loan terms.
Our consultants can help you assess new technologies to create efficiencies in your business, help you review your inventory management processes, review your your costs, develop processes and more.
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“He provided us with good data and leads and always came with a different perspective and idea to try.”
– ANNIKA CORBIN Owner, I like PIE