My SBA Toolbox

SBA Toolbox

BUSINESS RESOURCES:

  1. Free online and face-to-face business counseling, mentoring, and training at: www.score.org/index.html
  2. If you are thinking of starting a new business or expanding your existing one, the Small Business Development Corporation can show you how. The office of Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is a central information resource for small business and individuals at: www.sba.gov/aboutsba/sbaprograms/sbdc/sbdclocator/SBDC_LOCATOR_MAP_CAL.html
  3. Free online resources such as forms and online education at: www.sba.gov
  4. Small Business Training Network at: www.sba.gov/training/

Preparing a Business Budget

  1. California Budget - How much does it cost to raise a family in California at: www.cbp.org/pdfs/2010/100624_Making_Ends_Meet.pdf
  2. Analyzing your target market geographic data, including Census tract boundaries, in particular is key to implementing a cost-effective marketing strategy. Use of geographic data at the Census tract level will help you improve target marketing, plot sales territories, locate new customers or the competition on the map, and identify untapped marketing opportunities at: www.census.gov/geo/www/cen_tract.html