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.

SBA Learning Center

The SBA offers a variety of online courses to help you start and run your business.


More Business Resources

VtSBDC has created specific business guides, and sourced helpful materials on other key business topics as listed below which can also be accessed through the navigation bar at the top of this page.