ULTIMATE Answer for Small Business Owners

There are many resources, lots of them free, for those interested in GROWING or STARTING their own business. If you've recently launched your own small business, or if you happen to be one of those entrepreneurial hopefuls, this article will share a handful of organizations that provide quality information and services for those interested in having a thriving business of their own. Simply put, if you want your venture to survive, succeed, and flourish, you have to do the following...

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The Small Business Association. Their motto is "programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed." The SBA is an independent agency of the federal government designed to promote the small business. With district offices located across the nation, the SBA can help you access training, counseling, and other small business specialists. Their site also provides other valuable links.

Score. Calling themselves the "Counselors to America's Small Business," Score is a nonprofit organization that is "dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide." They are also a resource partner with the SBA that provides free online and face-to-face mentoring using a counseling force of nearly 12,000 working and retired business owners.

The National Association for the Self-Employed. The NASE provides special member services to help you become a successful entrepreneur. They can provide you with the tools and resources that can save you time and money in your personal and professional life.

U.S. Chamber Small Business Center. An arm of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Small Business Center has interactive tools and resources on their website designed to provide comprehensive startup assistance. Resources and tools include an expansive small-business library, a Startup Toolkit, and guidance on business exit planning.

James J. Hill Reference Library. A private, non-profit business reference library, this resource, founded by business pioneer James J. Hill, provides you with a world-class collection of valuable business information.

Your accountant can often provide you with lots of helpful resources like these. If you're interested in learning more about the services we offer and how they can increase your profitability, call us today at (601) 291-0768! We will ensure that your business venture is a success.