Start-Up Resources

Start-Up Resources

FREE SCORE Resources:

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business 5-Session (SCORE Charlotte)
Business Plan for Start-up
Business Plan Workbook
SCORE financial template

SBA Women Owned Businesses Resource

SBA’s Women’s Business Center

Start-up Small business Financial Self-Assessment

FREE IRS Resources:

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center – Your Small Business Advantage
IRS A-Z Index for Business

FREE Funding Resources:

The SBTDC is North Carolina’s leading resource for growing and developing businesses.

The SBTDC Financing Assistance

All other SBDC Sites (includes Market Research)

Facts About Government Grants
Research Grants for Small Businesses
Find Grants
Loans and Grants Search Tool

Other Financial related articles

Crowdfunding Sites

Startup Addict
Believers Fund
New Jelly
Start Some Good
Indie Go Go

Other FREE Resources:

Initiative for a Competitive Inner City (includes tools and research benchmark)

US Patent and Trademark Office
Intuit Guide to Hire
Most popular Small Business Accounting software
eCommerce related software

Women-Own Business national Certification:

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (working w/ Fortune 500 firms)
National Women Business Owners Corporation (working w/ Fed, State, County, etc.)

List of articles or videos might benefit you.

Need Money? Think Private Capital Markets
Know What Your Numbers Mean
Now’s the Time for Reinvention!
5 Deadly Business Sins
Generate qualified leads through effective use of Market Makers
Do Profits Matter? You bet they do!
How to Impress Investors

Pricing Strategy Your product (include services)

Robert Half 2012 Salary research

Use Pricing Strategy to Build Your Business in Value

Building your websites? Check out these sites:

Yahoo Business at
Go Daddy at
Delux at
WordPress > Blog Tool, Publishing Platform, and CMS
Google Small Business Blog

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