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SBA Learning Center

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 Learning Center features online training, videos and chat sessions for novice and experienced small business owners. Topics include:

  • Plan your business
    • How to write a business plan
    • Legal requirements
    • Financing options
    • Young entrepreneurs
  • Launch your business
    • Sales for small businesses
    • Social media marketing
    • Finding and attracting investors
    • Savings plans for businesses
  • Managing your business
    • Introduction to accounting
    • Marketing 101
    • Understanding your customers
    • Customer service
  • Grow your business
    • Growing an established company
    • Take your business global
    • Government contract proposals
    • SBA's All Small Mentor-Protégé

You can also find information about local assistance for small business owners, such as counseling, mentoring and training.

For more information on starting or managing a small business, visit the Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment section of the Employment Readiness lifecycle stage of MySECO. Be sure to also check out the Small Business Administration website for additional resources.

For assistance at the installation level, visit MilitaryINSTALLATIONS to search for spouse education, training career services at your local installation. Select ‘Spouse Education, Training and Careers’ from the list of programs and services, enter your installation or postal code and select ‘Search’ to find a point of contact near you. You can also speak with a SECO career coach by calling Military OneSource at 800-342-9647 or use the Live Chat feature on the MySECO website.

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