Starting a Business
Guides and Resources
Basic information on starting a new business here.
Information and resources for business planning.
Why market research is important and how to learn more.
Download spreadsheet templates, Microsoft Word document templates and more.
Whether you are in the beginning phases or have a business ready to grow, these tips will help you find the money you need.
Timely tips and strategies for growing businesses, from your WWU SBDC!
What is a customer lifetime? What is the value of a customer? What's the lifetime value of a customer? How does the value of one customer compare to another? Get the answers to these questions and more, right here, right now!
What are the Steps to Starting a Successful Business? Learn about finding your "why," finding your market, finding resources and finding success for your small business startup.
What is a business banking relationship? Why is it important? How does a business owner initiate a banking relationship? What are the benefits of a good banking relationship?
What do I need to get a business loan? Why was my loan application turned down? What kinds of businesses get business loans? How can I improve my chances of getting a loan?
How can you get the most out of performance reviews? Are more frequent reviews productive? What are the expectations and fears around reviews? Let's learn more with a certified business advisor.
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