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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more

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Start-Up Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. Read more


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SBA Business Smart Toolkit

The SBA Business Smart Toolkit is a ready-to-use workshop toolkit developed jointly by National Association for Government Guaranteed Lenders and SBA. Read more
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Valley Resource Directory

The Shenandoah Valley Small Business Development Center has created a Valley Business Resource Directory to provide answers for those seeking information about local, state, and fe Read more
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Business Idea Analysis

The first key to business success is to determine if your business idea is viable. Entrepreneurs need to think ahead and estimate how the product(s) or service(s) they envision wil Read more
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Business Health Checkup

Questionnaire for ascertaining the general overall business condition in terms of financial, management, marketing, and customer relationship strengths/weaknesses. Read more
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Self Assessment Guidelines

White Paper that addresses the prerequisite talents and traits for starting a business and describes the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs. Read more

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