Business Advising Services

Maine SBDC Business Advising**** IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING COVID-19 ****

We are here to support your small business during this challenging time. One-on-one, confidential business advising is available virtually through email, phone and videoconferencing. 

The Maine Small Business Development Centers (Maine SBDC) provide free business advising to Maine’s entrepreneurs and small businesses. Certified business advisors provide confidential and personalized business advising to businesses at all stages. Meet with a business advisor near you who can provide assistance 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 will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact 1-800-679-7232.*