Fast Track Your Business Success

If you are looking for RESULTS-ORIENTED resources to enhance your small business, you have come to the right place. We help you every step of the way in your business's start-up, development or growth phases. Contact us today at 330.308.7479 for a

no-obligation consultation.



Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions and completing a series of legal activities like conducting market research, registering your business with the State, filing for a tax ID number and more. That can seem pretty scary to the new business owner, but it doesn’t have to be.  Browse through the 10-Step Guide to Starting Your Business, explore what you get in personal support from your SBDC, or register for workshops and more.

We are here to help you every step of the way!

First Things First

A Step-By-Step Guide to Help You Succeed with Your Business

Let us help you through the process with these three easy steps. Whether you are starting up your business, making an existing business grow or simply finding what, where and how to find what you need we’ve got you covered.

Take advantage of the many classes, workshops and professional development seminars offered by the Small Business Development Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas. Sign up now, seating is limited. Follow the link to view and register for our classes. Workshops >>

1. Get ReadyBreak it down

You have a great idea. Now, it’s time to transform it into action. You may feel overwhelmed or even intimidated. But, you don’t have to when you follow these few easy steps to making your dream become a reality. Learn More >>


2. Get Set: Launch your business

It doesn’t have to be complicated. Planning a budget, choosing a business name and structure and filing the necessary paperwork brings your ideas to life. Learn More >>


3. GoManage and grow

Whether you’re just starting out or planning growth - managing your finances and implementing sales and marketing strategies will seem like second-nature

when you follow these few, easy steps.  Learn More >>

Business Start-Up Workshops provide you with an overview of issues related
to starting and operating a business such as business and financial planning,
marketing demand and financing. Follow the class link of your selected workshop 

on our workshop page to register.

For more information regarding these workshops, contact the Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at 330.308.7522.



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The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBDC program is also funded in part by the Ohio Development Services Agency. All services extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Language assistance services are available for limited English proficient individuals. Reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact SBDC at 330.308.7479 or visit our website: SBA’s participation or support is not an endorsement of any product, service, or entity. Kent State University at Tuscarawas (SBDC) reserves the right to cancel any course or activity due to insufficient enrollment or for other unforeseen reasons. In the event a program is canceled, the University (SBDC) is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses.