A friend of mine turned me on to the local community college that offers small business start-ups free one-on-one counseling. Not having money to spare for financial counseling otherwise, I decided to jump on that. My appointment is tomorrow. The free counseling includes: * Start-up issues – registration, licensing, market research, financing, insurance * Business planning for prestart-up, start-up, existing and emerging businesses * Strategic plan assistance * Development of marketing strategies * Financial statement analysis, budgeting and projections I’m very impressed that it’s all free. (I’m assuming there’s no hidden catch since my friend went through this herself.) Jody and I came up withRead More →