We provide free one-on-one confidential business counseling by trained staff professionals and volunteer business analysts with experience as business owners or executives. The SBDC offers counseling on a broad list of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Start Up Issues

  • Writing a Business Plan

  • Loan Applications Process

  • Licensing and Permits

  • Marketing

  • Hiring and Managing Employees

  • Financial Management and Bookkeeping

  • Legal and Tax Issues

  • Home-based Business Opportunities

To schedule a counseling appointment, please call 563-336-3401. Appointments are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also fill out a request for counseling.