VtSBDC advisors maintain a large toolbox full of helpful business resources. Feel free to browse through these tools and templates prior to and after contacting your area small business advisor as you chart your path to entrepreneurial success!

Business Planning

Business planning can be the key to turning a great idea into a successful business venture. The links below provide some of the tools to help get you there.


Proper finances and bookkeeping are cornerstones to successful business ownership. The links below should help business owners keep things on track.

Marketing & Sales

Having a marketing and sales plan is integral to your small business success. The links below provide some important resources for ensuring your marketing efforts are maximized.

Management and Operations

Solid management and efficient business operations can be a challenge for many small business owners. The links below provide tools to ease that burden and ensure your business runs smoothly.

Human Resources

Managing staff and human resources obligations is a challenge many small business face, especially once they decide to hire employees. The links below provide answers to many of your human resources questions.

Student Entrepreneurship

VtSBDC, in partnership with Vermont Business Education Corporation (VBEC), is committed to the students of Vermont becoming entrepreneurs invested in the growth of our state. For more information Click Here Now!

Technology Commercialization

VtSBDC advisors are here to help technology-driven entrepreneurs and businesses gain a competitive advantage in the commercialization of their innovations. We also assist high-growth small businesses in obtaining grant funding for research and development as well as advising on positioning themselves to attract outside investment. For more information Click Here NOW!

Digital Marketing & e-Commerce

In today’s business climate, the use of the internet is an integral key to success. With the use of broadband technology, Vermont business owners can open a new world of opportunity that may have been hidden in the past. These opportunities include government contracting, a worldwide market, new ways of marketing and advertising products and services, as well as increased internal efficiencies. Through our digital advising seervices, VtSBDC will help businesses connect with their community, their customers, and the rest of the world. For more information Click Here Now!