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Business development-UW-Extension

  1. 1. Business Development Resources Available Through UW-Extension Tim Kane Community Development Educator UW-Extension Bayfield County
  2. 2. Business Counseling <ul><li>Confidentia l </li></ul>Tim Kane, Community Development Educator Bayfield County UW-Extension Courthouse, PO Box 218 Washburn, WI 54892 (715) 373- 6104 Julianne Raymond, Director Small Business Development Center PO Box 20000, Erlanson 305-C Superior, WI 54880-4500 (715) 394-8352 / 1-800-410-8351 <ul><li>No charge </li></ul>
  3. 3. SBA Publications <ul><li>Checklist for Going Into Business </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Researching Your Market </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting the Legal Structure for Your Business </li></ul><ul><li>Business Plan for Small Service Firms </li></ul><ul><li>The Business Plan for Home-based Business </li></ul><ul><li>How to Buy or Sell a Business </li></ul><ul><li>Pricing Your Products </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing for Small Business: An Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Selling: The Competitive Edge </li></ul><ul><li>Recordkeeping in Small Business </li></ul>
  5. 5. UW-Extension Business Publications <ul><li>Downtown Economics </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Example Business Plan: Gary’s Guide Service, </li></ul><ul><li>Reserve, WI </li></ul><ul><li>Selecting the Best Legal Structure for Your </li></ul><ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><li>Tourism Retail Development – </li></ul><ul><li>Attracting Tourists to Local </li></ul><ul><li>Businesses </li></ul>
  7. 7. Business Videotapes <ul><li>“ So You Want To Be Your Own Boss” video </li></ul><ul><li>“ Planning Your Profitable Home Based </li></ul><ul><li>Business” video </li></ul><ul><li>“ Smart Steps To Smart Choices – Testing Your </li></ul><ul><li>Business Idea” video </li></ul><ul><li>“ You Can Start A Business In Northern </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin” video </li></ul>
  8. 8. Materials on: Assessing Business Feasibility, Making Market Determinations and Conducting Market Analyses & Research <ul><li>Small Business Feasibility Guidebook </li></ul><ul><li>Market Determination </li></ul><ul><li>Determination of Market Potential </li></ul><ul><li>Techniques for Market Analysis Newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Market Research Guide – For Feasibility </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis and Strategic Planning </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Restaurant Market Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Bed & Breakfast Market Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Campground Market Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Small Resort Market Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel/Motel Market Analysis </li></ul>
  10. 10. Online <ul><li>Tourism Business Development Toolbox </li></ul>
  11. 11. Online <ul><li>Innovative Downtown Businesses Directory </li></ul>
  12. 12. Community and County Demographic and Socio-Economic Data <ul><li>Data Resources </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Bayfield County </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Profile </li></ul><ul><li>dwd.wisconsin.gov/oea/ </li></ul><ul><li>county_profiles/current.htm </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Census 2000 & 2010 Data Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>State Data Center agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>DOA Demographic Services Center – (608) 266-1927 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.doa.state.wi.us and click on Demographic Services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>UW Applied Population Laboratory – (608) 265-9545 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>www.apl.wisc.edu </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Federal – US Census Bureau </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>American FactFinder – factfinder.census.gov </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. SBDC Small Business Management Seminars/Workshops <ul><li>The ABC’s of Web Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>First Steps to Starting Your Own Business </li></ul><ul><li>Basics of Selling on eBay </li></ul><ul><li>Basics of Pay-Per-Click Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>The 7 Habits for Small Business Managers </li></ul><ul><li>Search Engine Optimization </li></ul><ul><li>The Power of Email Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started with Constant Contact </li></ul>
  16. 16. Information on Public Business Financing Programs <ul><li>Federal Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small Business Administration (SBA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>State Government </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Department of Commerce (WDOC) </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><ul><li>Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NW Wis. Business Development Corporation/Northwest Regional Planning Commission </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Local Government Revolving Loan Funds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>County </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ashland County </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>City </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>City of Ashland </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>City of Washburn </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Village </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Village of Butternut </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Town </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Town of Jacobs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tribal Government </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Red Cliff </li></ul></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><ul><li>Development Corporations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ashland Area Development Corporation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Development RLF </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ashland Area Enterprise Center RLF </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Got an Idea for a Business? </li></ul><ul><li>Just Starting a New Business? </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for Resources for Your Existing </li></ul><ul><li>Business? </li></ul><ul><li>Let the University of Wisconsin be a Resource for </li></ul><ul><li>You. Contact the Bayfield County University of </li></ul><ul><li>Wisconsin-Extension Office for Assistance. </li></ul>Tim Kane Community Development Educator UW Extension Bayfield County Courthouse, PO Box 218 Washburn, WI 54892 (715) 373-6104 [email_address] www.uwex.edu/ces/cty/bayfield

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