We not only want to celebrate your past successes with you, but we also want to help you succeed and reach new goals.
Ready to grow your business? Check out this list of resources and organizations that we have hand-picked to help you along the way.
Small Business Development Center
We LOVE the Small Business Development Center. The U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) administers the Small Business Development Centers Program to provide management assistance to current and prospective small business owners. SBDCs offer one-stop assistance to individuals and small businesses by providing a wide variety of information and guidance in central and easily accessible branch locations.
SCORE business mentors can help you start, grow, or transition your business. SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Thanks to this generous support from the SBA and because of the selfless contributions of our more than 10,000 dedicated volunteers, they deliver most of their offerings at no cost.
Free Micro-eMBA Module #6: Developing Your Strategic Plan
The Micro-eMBA Module #6: Developing Your Strategic Plan can be used by anyone as a self-study exercise to learn more about strategic planning and writing a strategic plan.
Investing in a Business Guide by Annuity.org
Annuity.org has created a great online guide that provides small businesses and entrepreneurs with information that relates to their financial well-being, such as becoming an entrepreneur, building a business plan, anticipating startup costs, the requirements of owning a business and more.
inventRight® YouTube Channel
We love the inventRight® YouTube Channel. This is a great educational resource that will help you understand how to bring their products to market through licensing.
Jamila Musayeva YouTube Channel
Successful ladies need to know business and social etiquette. For this we recommend following Jamila Musayeva’s YouTube Channel.
Gillian Perkins YouTube Channel
Gillian Perkins is an entrepreneur, author, the founder of Startup Society, and the host of the Earn More, Work Less podcast. She provides practical advice about how to start + grow PROFITABLE online businesses that allow you to work from home and be successful.
Innovative Outsourcing Learning Hub
Human Resources is a complex area of running a business. The Innovative Outsourcing Learning Hub has numerous videos and resources to help entrepreneurs navigate tricky and complex HR issues.
Template Sales Agreement by Y Combinator
Check out this free template sales agreement for startups. In 2015, Y Combinator open sourced this sales template for the benefit of all startups.The sales template here is specially tailored for software-as-a-service (SaaS) startups – i.e. companies who charge for cloud software on a subscription basis. You should consider YC’s template as a starting point and customize it to meet your needs.
Safe Financing Documents
Y Combinator introduced the safe (simple agreement for future equity) in late 2013, and since then, it has been used by almost all YC startups and countless non-YC startups as the main instrument for early-stage fundraising.
Consultant Corner YouTube Channel
Rebecca G. Brizi is a business consultation who provides practical tips, tricks, ideas, and stories for freelancers, business owners, business leaders who are starting a business, launching a new product or need to boost sales.
2021 State of Sales for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Ebook
As an entrepreneur, you need to understand sales. Check out the 2021 State of Sales for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses Ebook by Sales Xceleration. No registration is required to download the ebook. The data in the ebook is compiled from responses to a 48-question Sales Agility Assessment. This assessment is typically taken by the Owner, President, CEO, and/or Sales Leader. It delves into how well they are currently performing on the core sales components a company must execute well to run an effective sales department. The results of the scores, compiled from 2,355 completed assessments across all industries.
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