The core services of the Utah Small Business Development Center (USBDC) are:
The SBDC can help you identify what financing you may need and discuss alternative sources. We advise you on how to improve a loan request and how to prepare for meeting with lenders. Our advisors provide guidance on the preparation of financial statements and information required to be successful in finding and obtaining financing to help your small business grow.
Market research is the process business owners use to gain insight into market problems and opportunities. The term market includes not only customers, but all players who are responsible for bringing certain products and services to market including, competitors, producers, wholesale distributors, retailers, and logistics.
Any business owner should want to know as much as possible about any market they participate in. Available information about your market can improve your decision making process and could significantly improve the performance of your business. Your local SBDC can provide assistance with conducting and using valuable market research to improve your business.
Professional and individual counseling is provided at no cost to assist clients with all aspects of business ownership, including business plans, startup strategies, management, finance, capital, marketing and sales. To access our no-cost consulting services click here to find a regional center nearest you.