Category Archives: Resources

Last Chance to Get on the FastTrac® – Sign Up Today!

Fast Trac® New Venture®  Entrepreneur Workshops This intensive entrepreneur training is co-sponsored by the Michigan Small Business and Technology Development Centers (MI-SBTDC) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).  Fast Trac® New Venture® will lead entrepreneurs from evaluation of a current business or concept … Continue reading

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Business Atlas Provides One Stop Location for Business Inquires

There are a number of public agencies offering assistance for aspiring and existing businesses in the Grand Traverse region. Navigating through the sea of acronyms and organizations in different locations can be confusing and frustrating. To make sense of all … Continue reading

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Research Information / Business Resource Centers

MI-SBTDC Secondary Research The underlying success for businesses of all sizes is information. We have access to a variety of resources which can provide crucial information regarding small business. Characteristics of industries Site Ring Analysis for specific locations Market and … Continue reading

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Get Connected. Get Inspired. Get to the Small Business Outreach Tour!

83 Counties… 15 Locations… 1 Goal Helping Small Businesses! Don’t miss the first ever statewide SBA Small Business Outreach Tour! Locally at the Grand Traverse Resort this Friday, August 19! Are you a small business owner looking for tools to take … Continue reading

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Thursday, March 24, get your Marketing Crash Course for only $20!

Do you have Google Analytics installed on your WWW? How do I best market to a mobile client? SMS? 2D? JAGTAG? MSTag? QR Code? Building and Protecting Your Company Brand/Logo Is your web page getting found by the right people? … Continue reading

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Questions about Tax Incentives? Here are the answers…

Learn About: Hire Act, Health Care Tax Credit, Online Resources Thursday, October 14, 2010 8:00 am – 12 noon (continental breakfast served at 8am) Michigan Works! Service Center Conference Room 1209 S. Garfield Avenue, Traverse City Download/view/print Registration Flier or Register … Continue reading

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Registration is now open for TWO business plan competitions…

Two business plan competitions are heating up, the proven GLEQ and the new “Accelerate Michigan Innovation Competition.”  The new program focuses heavily on prizes and exposure.  There are a total of $1 million in awards, and the awards will be … Continue reading

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Last Chance to sign up for FastTrac®!

Last chance to get on the FastTrac®! Tuesday, September 7 from 6:00PM-8:00PM. University Center; Building & Room = University Center, Room #209 Instructor = Chris Wendel and Meg Havenga Click here to register online now or call (231) 995-1700 FastTrac, … Continue reading

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“Angel” event coming to Traverse City

Need Investors for your Business? Win an Opportunity to Present your Business To Private Investors Entrepreneurs! Give a 2 minute pitch, no slides, and you could: Win private advisory time with experienced Investors (A dinner right after the event at … Continue reading

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Book Review: Success Made Simple

Success Made Simple, An inside look at why Amish businesses thrive By Erik Wesner Erik Wesner author of Success Made Simple is an accomplished sales manager who examines why Amish businesses have an astounding 95% success rate. US Department of … Continue reading

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