Welcome to the Small Business Center
Your Partner for Business Success©
Printed business and internet resources available
Generate an idea for a business
Examine feasibility and develop a business plan
Having a written plan promotes success, faster growth and higher profits
Start a business
One of the biggest mistakes you can make is to hurry into business. So it is important to review the pros and cons of each business start-up option, and make sure that the business you are exploring fits your needs, experience, and financial capacity.
Buy a franchise
There are the pros and cons to buying a franchise versus starting from scratch or buying an existing non-franchise business.
Sell a business
It is important to take your time and make sure that the sale process fits your needs and that you position the company for the highest sales price.
Family business succession
Tips ensure a smooth transition from one generation to the next
Grow an existing business
10 tips to take your business to the next level
Close a business
20 action steps to closing a business
Need a computer to do Internet research, create or update a business plan?
A computer with Internet access is located in our resource center for you to use.