The Vermont Small Business Development Center is excited to launch The Starting Point, our new online blog. As a natural extension of virtual advising, the blog will be the new home for existing “Client Features” and include two new sections: “Business News” and “Tips and Tools.”
As the demand for small business advising increased significantly in 2020, our team thought that a blog was the best avenue to provide better guidance to more business owners. Whether you’re an entrepreneur just getting started, an established operator, or a community partner, The Starting Point has relevant content for you.
Client Stories – VtSBDC advisors develop strong, long-term relationships with their clients and are available for support through the entire lifecycle of the business. These stories highlight clients throughout the state that have started, grown, pivoted, and passed on their businesses. Read inspiring stories from a diverse group of business owners.
Tips & Tools – At VtSBDC, we always say, “You are in business for yourself, not by yourself!” Our advisors have a robust collection of checklists, worksheets, and other reading material that is designed to help you grow and sustain your business. In this section, you’ll find advisor-guided resources that will complement in-person (or virtual) advising sessions.
Business News – Here, you’ll find thought-provoking stories relevant to small business owners. From what’s happening with farmers markets to policy changes in our local ecosystem, the “News” section will keep you informed.
Interested in The Starting Point? Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter, so you can receive fresh content directly to your inbox. We’ll share new blog posts every week beginning next week (September 7th), so be sure to check back for the newest stories!
The VtSBDC team (including our amazing summer interns) have spent the last few months preparing to launch our blog, and we’re so excited to finally share it with you! Now, let’s get started.”
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