How to get free one-on-one business advising through the SBDC

You have two opportunities to take a free webinar if you're looking to start a new business — and get individual help — from the state's Small Business Development Center.

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Thinking about starting your own business for the first time? You need to know about the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) free September resources.

This includes the webinar “How to Start a Business,” to be held on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 23, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

The workshop will cover topics including:

  • Why business plans are important no matter what type of business you start
  • The requirements that banks will have for financing, should you need it
  • What steps are needed to establish a business in Delaware
  • Developing a timeline to get your business opened
  • What resources are available to help

Following the webinar, participants may then register for free one-on-one business advising.

“We are now advising clients with a variety of business ideas, such as manufacturing, day care centers, marketing and social media consulting, service businesses, food trucks and retail shops,” said David Root, center director of the SBDC. “No matter what you plan to start, the webinar will help you determine whether you are ready for what you need to do to move forward.”

Register here.

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