Resource Center

Resource Category Topic
Leasing Commercial Space
Information about buying or leasing business property.
Starting a business Launch
Live Webinars & Recordings
Live and recording webinars from the Virginia SBDC.
Business planning Think
Loans and Amortization - Introduction to Loans
A comparison of fixed and variable rate loans.
Accounting/Money management Think
Local Land Use Law
Information about zoning, overlay districts, home-based businesses, signs change of use, and code compliance.
Growing a business Launch
Maine SBDC Site
The Maine SBDC website.
Growing a business Think
Making the Experience Easier for the Customer
A short video describing how to make the experience easier for the customer.
Customer service Think
Managing Cash
The success of your business is dependent upon your ability to understand, identify and address your financial needs. With our free Financial Health Checkup, you will get clear visual of where you are and where you’re heading financially. The Financial Health Checkup consists of a computerized and manual review of your historical financial data.
Financing a business Think
Managing Cash
Gaining financial control by understanding cash flow is crucial to your success.
Accounting/Money management Think
Marketing & sales
The programs here are what make the Missouri Business Development Program and provide assistance to most industries.
Marketing & Social Media Grow
Marketing and Research
Marketing and research tips from the Washington SBDC.
Marketing & Social Media Think
Marketing Concepts
This video goes over marketing concepts.
Marketing & Social Media Launch
Marketing Plan
Whether you’re a retailer or a manufacturer, whether you sell a product or service, whether you operate from a storefront or on the Internet — thinking like a marketer is the first step
Marketing & Social Media Think
Marketing vs Sales
Marketing and sales are both aimed at increasing revenue. They are so closely intertwined that people often don’t realize the difference between the two.
Marketing & Social Media Think
Marketing vs. Sales
An Entrepreneur article on making your marketing message stand out.
Marketing & Social Media Think
Money Instructor.com - Depreciation
An article that talks about money depreciation.
Accounting/Money management Think
Monthly Breakeven Analysis for Small Retailers
Calculation of the break-even point is simple, uses data readily available to small business operators, and has greater practical value for many retailers than the standard, one-product version of break-even analysis that is provided by most business texts.
Accounting/Money management Grow
MorgueFile
A site that keeps photos stored.
Moving Your Business Online
A checklist for moving your business online.
Marketing & Social Media Reinvent
My Own Business.com - Accounting
Before you start your business, you will need to learn how to keep score (basic accounting), and how to maintain cash in your bank account (cash flow control). This session explains both in simple terms, and the advantages of hiring an accountant before you start.
Accounting/Money management Launch
My Own Business.com - Plans
Lean about what a business plan is with My Own Business Institute.
Business planning Launch