TSBDC-Certified Counselor Available for One-On-One Business Counseling at the Morristown Chamber of Commerce

April 27, 2012

KINGSPORT, Tenn. — The Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office will have a certified counselor on hand by appointment only for free business counseling on the Thursday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Morristown Chamber of Commerce, located at 825 W. 1st North Street, Morristown.

Startups and existing businesses are encouraged to schedule an appointment for this free one-on-one business counseling opportunity.

TSBDC-Certified Counselor, Aundrea Y. Wilcox can assist and guide you and your business in the right direction regarding any small business needs. Services range from, business plan reviews; financial analysis; site location and business incubation needs; advertising/public relations/marketing; how to do business with local, state and federal government; capital sources for startups and expansion; exporting assistance; minority-owned and woman-owned certifications; forming a business; industry-specific training and workshops; market research and feasibly; succession planning and many more areas.

Counseling is offered free of cost, but an advance appointment is required.

To schedule your free confidential counseling appointment in a private and confidential setting by TSBDC-Certified Counselor, contact Marybeth McLain at (423) 392.8825 or mmclain@kosbe.org.

The TSBDC Network is comprised of over 40 locations throughout the State of Tennessee, whose primary function is to provide counseling services and education opportunities to entrepreneurs and “for profit” new and existing small businesses.

The cooperative agreement between KOSBE and East Tennessee State University is partially funded by the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). SBA’s funding is not an endorsement of any products, opinions or services. SBA funded programs are extended to the public on a non-discriminatory basis. Additional funding is provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents and the State of Tennessee.

For more information about the Tennessee Small Business Development Center (TSBDC) at ETSU Kingsport Affiliate Office now serving, Grainger, Hamblen, Hancock, Hawkins and Sullivan Counties and your Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE) visit tsbdc.org and kosbe.org or call (423) 392.8825. We’re social too; follow us on our Facebook page, Kosbe – The Small Business Connection and on our Twitter account, @KOSBEConnection.

Aundrea Y. Wilcox is also the author of the book, Startup Savvy: Strategies for Optimizing Small Business Survival and Success. Her book is filled with professional advice and tips especially for potential entrepreneurs and any business in business less than five years. To read the author’s blog and learn more about her book visit startupsavvy.biz, or follow her on Facebook, Startup Savvy, Twitter @StartupSavvy, and LinkedIn, Aundrea Wilcox, MBA.