1-on-1 Consulting Services

Our advisers provide confidential, one-to-one business consulting at no cost to you. We utilize a business coaching process to assess your business situation, and work with you to think through your challenges, identify your unique needs, figure out what your best options may be, and pinpoint solutions that will help your business succeed.

Types of Assistance We can Provide

  • Access to capital
  • Accounting/bookkeeping
  • Business plan development
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Exporting
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Financial analysis
  • Government contracting
  • Growth strategies
  • Franchising
  • Home-based businesses
  • Human resources
  • Innovation
  • Loan package preparation
  • Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Market research
  • New technology
  • Product development
  • Public relations
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Strategic planning
  • Taxes
  • Underserved communities
  • Veteran’s business issues
  • Women’s business issues

How can this be free?

The Small Business Development Center receives grant funding from the US Small Business Administration, the Ohio Development Services Administration, the City of Springfield, and the Clark County Commission to promote the creation and successful running of small businesses in Clark and Champaign Counties. In other words, your local, state, and federal government has paid for you to have access to our services … so don’t be afraid to use them!

Ready to sit down with us?

What are you waiting for? Click the button below to tell us a little bit about yourself and your business (or business idea). We will contact you soon afterward to schedule a meeting at a time that is convenient for both of us.