Services

The OCIE SBDC Network consultants offer private and confidential consulting services for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. Through our experienced consultants, clients are provided with a wealth of knowledge and various resources for their businesses. During your initial consultation one of our consultants will evaluate your objectives and help clearly define your business needs. We will develop a thorough scope of work that will help you fulfill these needs and reach your goals. Our vast resources provide our clients with a wealth of knowledge through our consultants, strategic partners, resources and collaborative business network.

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SBDC Consulting Services

Expertise

Marketing

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.

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Management

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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Funding

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.

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Business Planning

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.

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Workshops

Ready to launch your business? Looking into how you can import or export your products? Exploring how to effectively market your business with social media? Our workshops explore a wide range of business topics offered at minimal to no cost.

Areas of focus for workshops: business planning, market research, target marketing, startup funding, financing, lease negotiation, international trade and more.

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Check out our Finance Center

Looking for a loan with the best rate and terms? Make an appointment today with one of our experienced Finance Center consultants. They will assist you through the loan packaging process and help you get the best offers from over 100 of our network financial institutions.

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