Are you thinking about starting a new business, but are unsure how to begin? Are you working on developing your existing business? Do you need some tips on writing a business plan? Are you curious about what financial resources are available to you? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then Business Link North Carolina may be a great resource to check out.
Business Link North Carolina is a website sponsored by the state of North Carolina specifically to help new and potential business owners navigate the twists and turns of doing business in NC. It has answers to many common questions, such as “How do I get a business license?”, “How do I get a tax number?”, “Who can help me with a business plan?”, and the all-important “What kinds of funding are available for my business?” In addition to a comprehensive web-based body of information, Business Link North Carolina also offers NC residents free business counseling by phone M-F from 8:00 to 5:00.
Business Link North Carolina also offers quick links to business forms, licenses and permits, state-sponsored loan programs, resources for rural businesses, and more. For those who already have a business but are looking to expand or maintain it, there are resources to help with marketing and sales, workforce development, minority resources, and more.
Whether you are just getting started with your business idea or you are looking for help to make your existing business stronger, Business Link North Carolina has something to offer!