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  Frequently Asked Questions

Who are the counselors?
Our counselors are men and women from all types of business backgrounds who are ready to share with you knowledge gained from years of experience. Counselors-serving as mentors, workshop leaders, and teachers-have already helped make business dreams come true for hundreds of small business owners. They can help you too. 

Is My Business Eligible?
Whether you are considering starting your own business, have a business that is experiencing problems, are ready to expand, or need other types of business advice, we can help. Counseling sessions are personal and confidential. All you need is a good idea, the beginnings of your business, or a growing business that needs some guidance.

What help do you offer?:
  • Accounting & Bookkeeping
  • Business Plans
  • Business Structures
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Cash Flow
  • Franchising
  • Independent Contracting
  • International Trade
  • Licenses
  • Loan Programs
  • Manufacturing
  • Patents
  • Venture Capital

How Do I Prepare For My Counseling Session?
Bring any materials to your meeting that you want to share or have reviewed, which might include:
  • Flyers, brochures, business cards
  • Business plan
  • Cash flow projections
  • Competitive analysis
  • Just a verbal statement of your dream
We'll help you to analyze or initiate these and any other matters with which you may need help.

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