The Start up Business Toolkit

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Starting up a business can be tough, but having the right resources can help you sail through to success. Start with these great tools and videos!

If you need to get a loan for your start up business, this guide will give you the guidelines on what banks look for to let you money.

Where to get FREE Business CoachingClick here to download a guide on “How to contact SCORE”

If you are looking to start a business and need to know where to start, this guide will help you do just that. These local advisers are experts and can help you turn your dream into a reality.

 

How to start a business from scratch… from a business lenders perspective

How to get a Start up Business Loan

Useful Files

Business Plan Template

Financial Projection Worksheet

Useful Websites for your start up

create a WA Corporation – Instructions and forms to set up a Washington Inc.

create a WA LLC – Instructions and forms to set up a Washington LLC.

get a business EIN number – Get a business EIN/Tax ID number in minutes.

startupstash.com  – A curated directory of resources and tools to help you build your startup. This is a good starting point.

squarespace.com/logo  – Use this for basic logos done instantly.

portent.com/tools/title-maker  – This helps you figure out content ideas. Help get creativity flowing.

stocksnap.io  – Free Stock Photos for your website or other uses.

mailchimp.com  –  Newsletters and sign up widgets

zoho.com  – FREE CRM tool in order to keep track of your clients and follow up

namecheap.com  – Lowest cost way to register your website domain

fiverr.com  – Pay $5 (or a bit more) for tasks ranging from logo design to copy writing

docracy.com  – Open source legal documents (Note from Paul: BE CAREFUL! Consult a Lawyer if needed)

Liberio.io  –  Simple eBook creation and publishing right from Google Drive.

skillshare.com  – Unlock your creativity with free online classes & projects

www.score.org/browse-library  – Take free classes on things to help start your business

SBA Learning Center  – Small Business Training

66 Networking Ideas – 66 New Ideas for Upping Your Networking Game

Download the Full Puget Sound Small Business Road map HERE 

Small Business Start up Roadmap