A New Business Starts with Preparation and Planning

August 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

The United States has nearly 23 million small businesses owners, and about 500,000 new enterprises launch each year. These run the gamut from engineering  firms to bakeries, from high-tech R&D laboratories to home based accountants, and from fashion design studios to popular restaurants. What does it take to start and manage a successful small business? At its most [...]

Non-profit helps small business meet success

April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

If you are ready to start a business or buy a business location, please “Ask SCORE” by doing so at the Rockford Chamber of Commerce or attend an “Overview for Planning and Starting Your Business” workshop in Grand Rapids. The SCORE workshop covers topics from how to register your business, marketing and sales, and financial information to seeking a business loan. [...]