Did you know that the City of Austin Small Business Program provides business training, educational events and coaching to empower entrepreneurs? Whether you are a business owner looking for resources to help you grow your business, or you are thinking about starting your own business, there are great resources no matter where you are in your journey in business ownership.
A popular resource is one-on-one business coaching. Such as reviewing business plans, marketing plans, financial readiness and more at no cost. Common professions that The City of Austin’s Small Business Program provides coaching for include food, retail, health and beauty and professional services.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about coaching services.
Digital Socially Distant Support
To continue supporting entrepreneurs during the pandemic, The City of Austin’s Small Business Program provides information, tools and resources virtually. Every month, The City of Austin’s Small Business Program hosts free webinars for entrepreneurs. They include orientation, writing a business plan, pricing, accounting, leadership, marketing and business growth. There are online courses available this January. These include determining the right business structure for your enterprise, Quickbooks desktop training, intro to business taxes, social media marketing, finding investors and more.
The City of Austin’s Small Business Program posts up-to-date information online. With regard to grant and loan opportunities for small businesses impacted by the pandemic. You can also access ongoing funding opportunities for entrepreneurs in cultural arts, film and digital media production and historic preservation.
At any step of your small business journey, The City of Austin’s Small Business Program has resources to help achieve your business goals. The City of Austin’s Small Business Program is dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs in overcoming challenges during the pandemic.
Inquire about coaching services and prepare for your first coaching session by emailing SmallBiz@AustinTexas.gov