“SBA”. . .
Learn about the resources available to help military spouses start or grow their own business as their family prepares to transition out of the military.
The Small Business Administration, or SBA, website provides resources for entrepreneurs. The SBA offers business financing, entrepreneurial training, government contracting/federal procurement and advocacy for small businesses.
These resources will help you learn about what to consider when starting a small business.
The “Marketing and sales” page on the Small Business Administration website discusses how a marketing plan relates to a small business. Developing a good marketing plan is an investment worth making.
The “Humphry Slocombe: Promote Using Free Online Marketing” video discusses ways to use no-cost social media and marketing to market products and increase business. Humphry Slocombe is an ice cream business, but the social media concepts they use are applicable to any small business.
The Small Business Administration's ‘Apply for licenses and permits’ section can help you navigate through the process of establishing and maintaining the appropriate licenses and permits to ensure your business complies with a range of local, state and federal rules.
Estimate your startup costs and determine how much money you’ll need to get and keep your business up and running.
If you're interested in owning a small business, the Small Business Administration's Learning Center is your one-stop shop for getting started. Already a small business owner? Discover tips for making your business even more successful.
The Small Business Administration’s “Stay Legally Compliant” page is a starting point for potential entrepreneurs and small business owners.
Are you thinking about starting a business? Watch "An Introduction to the SBA," a short video introduction on the Small Business Administration, and learn how the organization can help you get your business off the ground.
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