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Beck's Bakery, Arcata

“I had so many ideas and concerns around starting and running my business, and my SBDC business advisor helped me to focus and prioritize them so that I could achieve great success.”

The Forks Lounge, Willow Creek

"We had no idea where to start on a business plan, and the SBDC process helped us to focus our efforts..."

Humboldt Heartland, Humboldt County

“There would be no book without the skills and shared belief in this project by [several other people and] Stilson Snow from the Small Business Development Center.”

Organic Grace, Garberville

“Each time our business was ready to grow, the SBDC offered services such as business-plan templates, help picking out a point of sale system, or audits of our website.”

iExperts, Arcata

“Throughout this process, [the North Coast SBDC] became like a silent partner. They helped me explore ideas and refine my business plan, and have been an invaluable part of my success.”

Christina Anastasia, North Coast

“The SBDC has helped me become more assertive and opened me up to different types of marketing. The people at the SBDC proved it viable to make a living in the arts, to drop the ‘starving artist’ tag and take my art seriously.”

Constance Rose Textile Designs, Eureka

"SBDC is an extremely good resource for people at any stage of their business development.  They provide a tremendous amount of resources..."

Renata’s Creperie, Arcata

North Coast SBDC’s Biznet program provided additional counseling help regarding Health Department and Planning Department permitting advice.

Kathryn Stotler, Eureka

“The SBDC has been an excellent resource for me. The staff have helped me get on track and stay on track with launching my new work. I have learned powerful new marketing skills and been able to realistically evaluate my progress.”

Rain All Day Books, Fortuna

"I feel like SBDC is an often overlooked resource for small business owners. They are so open, knowledgeable, accessible and caring."

About the North Coast SBDC


Important Workshop Update:
the Business Modeling Workshop for 11/18/2015 has been postponed and will not be available until 2016. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please contact us at 445-9720 for further information.

The mission of the North Coast Small Business Resource Center and the SBDC program is to engender entrepreneurship and cultivate small business success in Humboldt and Del Norte Counties by providing high-quality technical support, training and in-depth business analysis for 
business owners and entrepreneurs.