The One Page Business Plan Company: This consultation firm assists in the forming of business plans for a variety of different types of companies.
Entrepreneurship.org: Links and resources are available for entrepreneurs in a variety of fields.
How to Write a Business Plan: This presentation was developed by EDC Director Ron Nelson and is given once a month at the WorkSource office in Oak Harbor, the Oak Harbor Library, and Goosefoot in Bayview. It covers why you need a business plan, helpful tools and resources, and the basic structure of a business plan. Learn more about the next upcoming class on our calendar.
Getting Started on a Cottage Food Permit: Food businesses are tricky. With licenses, materials, commercial kitchen rentals, and more, the margins are so slim. But if you’re making certain types of food, and have an income from it of $25,000 or less, you might be eligible for a Cottage Food license. This video from the WSDA covers some of the essential basics.