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Business Counseling

Franklin County CDC Counseling Services

After attending an Information Session, one hour of free individual counseling is available to those who are starting or growing a business. Receive business planning instruction that includes marketing, budget projections and business plan critique.

Fee-based counseling will guide you through developing a mission statement, goals and objectives, marketing plan, operations plan, and budget projection. This is structured for people who prefer individual counseling. Individual sessions by appointment.

Interested?

  • Attend the next free information session Sign up here
  • Call for an appointment 413-774-7204 ext 107

 

FREE BUSINESS COUNSELING is also available through the following organizations:

Hilltown CDC, Chesterfield, MA

Valley CDC, Northampton MA

Quaboag Valley CDC, Ware MA

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network  – to make an appointment with an MSBDC counselor in:

  • Franklin County, contact the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 413-773-5463
  • Berkshire County, contact MSBDC Berkshire Regional Office at 413-499-0933
  • Hampden County, contact MSBDC Western MA Regional Office at 413-577-1768
  • Hampshire County, contact Northampton Chamber of Commerce at 413-584-1900

SCORE
To make an appointment with a SCORE counselor, contact the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 413-773-5463, or Western MA SCORE at 413-785-0314

 

Other Fee-based Counseling Services

are available from business consultants, accountants, lawyers, CPAs. To locate an industry expert that best fits your need:

  • Ask several people you respect for a referral – obtain at least 2-3 choices
  • Set up informational interviews to determine compatibility and if expertise fits your need
  • Once you have selected the industry expert:
    • Make a plan for the project
    • Determine what you can do to prepare for your meetings (being prepared will lower your cost)
    • Agree to a fee for service and time needed to complete the work.

Business Counseling

Franklin County CDC Counseling Services

After attending an Information Session, one hour of free individual counseling is available to those who are starting or growing a business. Receive business planning instruction that includes marketing, budget projections and business plan critique.

Fee-based counseling will guide you through developing a mission statement, goals and objectives, marketing plan, operations plan, and budget projection. This is structured for people who prefer individual counseling. Individual sessions by appointment.

Interested?

  • Attend the next free information session Sign up here
  • Call for an appointment 413-774-7204 ext 107

 

FREE BUSINESS COUNSELING is also available through the following organizations:

Hilltown CDC, Chesterfield, MA

Valley CDC, Northampton MA

Quaboag Valley CDC, Ware MA

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network  – to make an appointment with an MSBDC counselor in:

  • Franklin County, contact the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 413-773-5463
  • Berkshire County, contact MSBDC Berkshire Regional Office at 413-499-0933
  • Hampden County, contact MSBDC Western MA Regional Office at 413-577-1768
  • Hampshire County, contact Northampton Chamber of Commerce at 413-584-1900

SCORE
To make an appointment with a SCORE counselor, contact the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 413-773-5463, or Western MA SCORE at 413-785-0314

 

Other Fee-based Counseling Services

are available from business consultants, accountants, lawyers, CPAs. To locate an industry expert that best fits your need:

  • Ask several people you respect for a referral – obtain at least 2-3 choices
  • Set up informational interviews to determine compatibility and if expertise fits your need
  • Once you have selected the industry expert:
    • Make a plan for the project
    • Determine what you can do to prepare for your meetings (being prepared will lower your cost)
    • Agree to a fee for service and time needed to complete the work.

Business Counseling

Franklin County CDC Counseling Services

After attending an Information Session, one hour of free individual counseling is available to those who are starting or growing a business. Receive business planning instruction that includes marketing, budget projections and business plan critique.

Fee-based counseling will guide you through developing a mission statement, goals and objectives, marketing plan, operations plan, and budget projection. This is structured for people who prefer individual counseling. Individual sessions by appointment.

Interested?

  • Attend the next free information session Sign up here
  • Call for an appointment 413-774-7204 ext 107

 

FREE BUSINESS COUNSELING is also available through the following organizations:

Hilltown CDC, Chesterfield, MA

Valley CDC, Northampton MA

Quaboag Valley CDC, Ware MA

Massachusetts Small Business Development Center Network  – to make an appointment with an MSBDC counselor in:

  • Franklin County, contact the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 413-773-5463
  • Berkshire County, contact MSBDC Berkshire Regional Office at 413-499-0933
  • Hampden County, contact MSBDC Western MA Regional Office at 413-577-1768
  • Hampshire County, contact Northampton Chamber of Commerce at 413-584-1900

SCORE
To make an appointment with a SCORE counselor, contact the Franklin County Chamber of Commerce at 413-773-5463, or Western MA SCORE at 413-785-0314

 

Other Fee-based Counseling Services

are available from business consultants, accountants, lawyers, CPAs. To locate an industry expert that best fits your need:

  • Ask several people you respect for a referral – obtain at least 2-3 choices
  • Set up informational interviews to determine compatibility and if expertise fits your need
  • Once you have selected the industry expert:
    • Make a plan for the project
    • Determine what you can do to prepare for your meetings (being prepared will lower your cost)
    • Agree to a fee for service and time needed to complete the work.

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Peter stirs hot fudge in the new 40-gallon market forge kettle

 

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IQF Machine Set in Place