April 2014

What’s New · Your Business: It Starts with a Plan

Are you a new or prospective business owner? Would you like assistance and advice on starting and running your business, including writing up your business plan? Make plans to attend this free three-part program series conducted by specialists from SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business.

All workshops will take place in the Huenefeld Tower Room on the 3rd floor of the Main Library.

Knowing Your Business and Your Customers

Saturday, May 10
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Your Best Organizational Structure | Creative Marketing for Your Business

Saturday, May 17
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Creating and Managing Your Financial Plan | Financing Your Business

Saturday, May 24
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Please Note: Each of the instructional workshops builds on knowledge gained from previous workshops. Therefore, please be prepared to attend all three sessions. Registration will be taken for the May 10 session only. Walk-in attendees are welcome for the second and third sessions, but are not guaranteed a handout. A Certificate of Participation is available for those attending all three sessions.

For additional information about the workshops, call the Information and Reference Department at 513-369-6900.

Related Resources

Check out these specialized databases in our collection that are terrific resources for small business owners!

Reference USA
Find directory information on millions of U.S. businesses. Use the powerful Custom Search tool to create lists using business classification and geography (including city neighborhood). Locate potential customers with the the “U.S. Consumer/Lifestyle” tool.

Small Business Resource Center
Find full-text business plans, articles from trade magazines, start-up information, marketing tips, and links to specialized web sites.