Business Advising Services

The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) provide free business advising to Maine’s entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Certified business advisors help businesses at all stages to provide individualized business development assistance. Meet with a business advisor who can provide assistance to both new and existing businesses on a wide range of topics including:

  • Business planning
  • Business startups
  • Credit & Financing
  • Financial analysis
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Operations & Management
  • MUCH more!

Maine SBDC advisors use tools such as ProfitCents, a software that provides in-depth financial analysis and industry data, and SBDCNet, a platform that provides comprehensive market research data, to provide clients with superior business advising.

With locations across the state, there is a business advising location near you.

Contact us now to see how we can help your business start, grow and succeed.

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*Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities with be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact 1-800-679-7232.*