Alabama Small Business Development Center
The Alabama Small Business Development Center network is a statewide program to enhance economic growth in Alabama by providing management and technical assistance to small businesses. Certified business counselors are available in 10 Small Business Development Centers at member university partners across the state. Counselors work with Alabama’s entrepreneurs to help them start, expand, access financing, develop international customers and secure government contracts. Visit www.asbdc.org or visit the Alabama Small Business Development Center at 621 Greensboro Ave., Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Call 205-348-1582 for more information.
BusinessUSA is a one-stop platform for small businesses to get the services they need to make good hires and to grow. The service offers personalized information and links on how to start a business, obtain financing, look into exporting, expand, find opportunities, learn about health care changes, be aware of taxes and credits, get help with hires, and ferret out regulations and green opportunities. BusinessUSA is especially interested in increasing ownership among veterans, women, the socially and economically disadvantaged, Native Americans and Alaska Natives.