United States Small Business Administration provides guidance on starting and managing a business, financing and federal contracting opportunities, and training programs. The SBA has the guide you need at the touch of a button. Map the 10 steps to starting your business and join the ranks of entrepreneurs.
The Charleston County Public Library Business Center offers resources to help businesses achieve their goals. All library branches offer affordable printing, copying, and scanning services. For extensive research, one-on-one consultation with CCPL’s Business Librarian is available at the Main Branch.
Envolve Entrepreneurship collects and curates ready-to-use downloadable business tools and templates. You can access tools such as business plans and invoice templates for free, without requiring to sign up for their platform.
The ENERGY STAR Action Workbook for Small Business is intended to serve as a resource and planning guide for owners, operators, and employees of small businesses. This 101-page guidebook provides step-by-step guidance on ways to increase energy efficiency in facilities by implementing realistic and cost-effective energy improvement projects.
Berkeley Electric Cooperative is the largest, not-for-profit electric cooperative in South Carolina. Explore their site to utilize free business energy audits, discounts, rebate offers, energy savings tips, and more.
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