Did you know? More than 7.8 million U.S. women run their own small businesses—generating more than $1.2 trillion each year!

Lauren Little, JWBC Client and owner of Edible Arrangements

If you are one of these women, or are a woman looking to join this rising force in entrepreneurship, SBA is here to help.

From training resources to registering your business, The SBA has information and programs to help you start and grow your business. Here’s how:

> Check out the Resource Portal for Women Business Owners — It includes online guides, tools, and training that walk you through the steps of starting, growing, and financing your business. SBA can even connect you to a mentor and information about start-up accelerator programs tailored for women.

> SBA Programs that make a difference to women — From loan programs to financing your business growth to courses and opportunities that make it easier for women to compete in the government marketplace, SBA can help prepare you for success.

> Visit a Women’s Business Center — This national network of more than 100 educational centers assists women on all kinds of business issues.

> Access Online TrainingEducation is key for success, and it’s easier than ever with SBA’s Learning Center. Explore self-paced training courses, quick videos, web chats and more to help you understand the many aspects of business ownership.

> Join our Online Community — Discuss and explore your business challenges with experts and peers in our online community of 30,000+ members.

> Blogs and Articles — Hundreds of articles in the SBA Community offer tips for business success.

The SBA is here to help you take your business to the next level. Learn more today.

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About candacemoody

Candace’s background includes Human Resources, recruiting, training and assessment. She spent several years with a national staffing company, serving employers on both coasts. Her writing on business, career and employment issues has appeared in the Florida Times Union, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and 904 Magazine, as well as several national publications and websites. Candace is often quoted in the media on local labor market and employment issues.
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