Starting a business can be intimidating. The library can help you get started by following these four easy steps:



Step 1: Watch a short video on business planning

Here are two one-hour videos on why business plans are important and some tips on how to get started. Choose one or both.

Step 2: Create a business plan

Starting a small business is not easy, but you can do it! The first step is to create a business plan. Use the worksheet linked below to get started

Step 3: Ask someone to review your plan

Ask a trusted friend to review your plan. They may see something you missed. You can also consult a SCORE mentor for help. SCORE provides volunteer mentors for business startups. Contact SCORE for more information.

Step 4: Learn more about side hustles and business plans