Owning your own business is a challenging undertaking, but is also extremely rewarding. The resources below can help you get started.
Greater Seattle Score
Greater Seattle Score offers free mentoring, workshops, templates,and tools for businesses.
Washington Small Business Development Centers
SBDC Washington gives expert business advice, management training, and market research. SBDC advisors offer one-on-one technical assistance at no charge.
Small Business Administration
SBA.gov is a great online resource for learning about starting and managing a small business. They also offer free training and counseling.
State of Washington Business Licensing Service
This site will guide you through registering your business for the first time or renewing an existing license. It’s also full of information on starting a new business such as hiring your first employees.