logoThe SBA has totally revamped its website. It is much more friendly and easy to navigate!

The major tabs are

  • Starting & Managing a Business
  • Loans & Grants
  • Contracting
  • Counseling & Training
  • SBA Direct
  • For Lenders

In addition to general resources, you can enter your zip code, sekect items that you want to learn more about, and view local resources in a column on the right side of the screen.

The section that will likely be most often used is the Starting and Managing a Business. I’ve listed the subsections below to hopefully spark your interest in checking out these great resources.

Starting a Business

  • Thinking About Starting
  • Finding a Mentor or Counselor
  • Writing a Business Plan
  • Establishing a Business
  • Preparing Your Finances
  • Loans, Grants & Funding
  • Business Law & Regulations
  • Marketing a New Business
  • Local Resources
  • Forms

Managing a Business

  • Leading Your Company
  • Growing Your Business
  • Exporting & Importing
  • Running a Business
  • Business Law & Regulations
  • Getting Out
  • Business Guides by Industry
  • Local Resources
  • Forms

I like to browse through some of the subtopics whenever I am working on a new project or updating my marketing plan. There are a plethora of articles, tips and forms. Truthfully, I’ve barely scratched the surface of the offerings. I’d love to hear which ones you find useful.