How-To Guides

General Overview of the Business and Investment Center

General Information – pdf »
Provides what the Business and Investment Center has for resources available.


Starting a Business

Starting a Business List – pdf »
Starting a Business Chart– pdf »
Business Model Canvas– pdf »
Provides general sources to get started.


Marketing Resources

Marketing Intelligence– pdf »
Using Google Alerts– pdf »
Using Google Trends-Beyond Basic Search– pdf »
Provides general marketing sources to get started.


Research a Company

Research a Company – pdf »
Provides sources of information about private/public companies.


Research with Local Assistance

Mahoning Valley is for Entrepreneurs – pdf »
Provides agencies with information locally.


Research What to Invest In

What to Invest In/Trending Industries and Choosing a Broker Source Guide– pdf »
Provides resources/databases to help make choices.


Research an Industry

Research an Industry – pdf »
Provides sources of information about industries.

Accounting
Alcohol
Auto
Bakery
Barber
Bed and Breakfast
Board Games
Candy
Catering
Child Care
Cleaning
Clothing
Dry-cleaning
Floral
Hair and Beauty Supply Store
Home Health Supply
Honey
Horse Insurance
Ice Cream
Landscaping
Locksmith
Meat
Nail Salon
Nursing Home
Pet
Photography
Recording/Music
Restaurant
Resume Writing
Roofing