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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.”

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.”

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..."

Advanced Displays and Signs, Eureka

"This was a once in a lifetime opportunity and SBDC helped me have the confidence to move forward."

River Song Natural Foods, Willow Creek

"The SBDC is a great resource for all steps in making a business. Their classes are helpful, and their employees are knowledgeable, friendly, and great to work with."

Jessicurl, Arcata

"We really worked with the SBDC to understand and address our costs. It wasn’t just the direct services provided though – the SBDC staff reached out to other resources on our behalf as well."

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.”

Windy Point Fence, Humboldt County

“The SBDC made starting our business exciting. Tina was instrumental in helping us acquire the necessary licenses we needed and advised us on how to begin a successful business. ...We highly recommend them to anyone looking to start a small business.”

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.”

Renata’s Creperie, Arcata

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

About the North Coast SBDC

 


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 financial analysis for start-up and existing companies.