While the list of topics to cover may seem overwhelming, there are people trained (and happy!) to work with you through each individual topic. It never hurts to talk to the experts (we would).

Talk to the Experts

No-fee Consulting

Contact the below no-fee consulting community organizations. Feel free to call each organization and figure out the best fit for you. They will help you think through your target market, customers, suppliers, business type, start-up costs and revenues, daily operations, income requirements, business type, and capital and personal investment. You don’t have to figure it out alone!

For online research, the Small Business Administration offers detailed tips.

Please note that the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) operates a satellite office in the Augusta County Government Center. When you speak to a SBDC representative, request an appointment at the Government Center if that is most convenient for you.