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Wyoming Business Tips for March 29-April 4


March 24, 2009 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center, part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming.
By Margie Rowell, Region 6 director

"What is the best business tip you can give business owners during these difficult economic times?" Worried in Worland

OK, what would be a really great business tip to give all those entrepreneurs looking for solutions and information to sky-rocket their business in these challenging economic times? After all, WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz is a household word for professional business assistance and specialty business information for the nation. We should be able to have the solutionNOW!

It's kind of like losing weightyou spend five years putting on those extra 10 pounds and all of a sudden you want to fit into those jeans you used to wear. So, you join a weight-loss program, but there are no quick fixes, no "secret" solutions, only hard focused strategic planning and dieting.

It's the same with getting your business in shape. Most business owners know they need to have a business plan, but like losing weight, it takes time and will power. The first step in having a business plan is to contact a local WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz representative and set up an appointment.

Professional counselors are available to coach the owner in the business planning process. They have specialists to assist with market research, Web sites, record keeping and even business plan review. Sounds good, but the cost is not something that your business can afford?

No worries. WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz services are free and confidential. Start getting your business in shape today by visiting the Web site at www.wyomingentrepreneur.biz.

A Blog version of this article and an opportunity to post comments is available at http://www.wyomingentrepreneur.typepad.com/blog/.

The WSBDC is a partnership of the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Wyoming Business Council and the University of Wyoming. To ask a question, call 1-800-348-5194, e-mail wsbdc@uwyo.edu or write 1000 E. University Ave., Dept. 3922, Laramie, WY 82071-3922.

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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