Resources and Online Tools
Are you looking to build a website, but are short on funds? Check these out!
Another great listing for the aspiring website creator.
Do you need to add a shopping cart to your site? Here is a listing for you!
The IRS provides excellent tools that helps small business owners stay tax compliant.
The Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center has put together a business plan template to assist you in creating a new business plan.
The Northwest Minnesota Small Business Development Center has put together a marketing plan template to assist you in creating a marketing plan.
This site will be a great benefit if you are searching for financing (and will then need help filling out paperwork and developing a business plan) along with an up-to-date resource for counselors to better assist clients. This website is the largest and most up to date resource on the internet and is closing in on 2,000 unique loan programs including those from SBA, USDA, EDA, not for profits and economics development agencies in every country throughout the United States.
The Small Business Act authorizes contracting officers to specifically limit or set aside, certain requirements for competition solely amongst women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) or economically disadvantaged women-owned small businesses (EDWOSBs). Facts, Guide, FAQs
The Small Business Administration launched a new assessment tool to help you determine if you’re ready to start a business.
Learn about business support, insurance, loans, credit scores and more.
Steps to take to start your business in Minnesota.
Information on how to define and expand your market presence.
Learn the basics and more about being an Entrepreneur.
Having trouble deciding what kind of company to start? Here are type comparisons.
Information on where to find what, and links to important forms.
Do you have legal questions pertaining to your business? Try this FREE legal consultation!
Once you have the form completed, PRINT it to PDF file, and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Would you like to start a business, but you don’t know where to start? LaunchPad, and the Northwest MN SBDC are sponsoring a 4-week course on the basics of starting a business. Click this link for more information!
Determine the best location for your business, this is a great tool for anyone looking to find out more information regarding their target business location.