North Central Idaho Small Business Development Center

Our Business Tip Sheets

Quick Answers for Our Client's Sometimes Complicated Business Questions


Ten Cash Flow Considerations

Ten for a Simple Cash Flow Projection

Ten Steps for Calculating the Break Even Point

Ten Small Business Record Filing Categories

Setting Up Covid Accounts in QuickBooks

Business Planning

Why Do I Need A Business Plan?

Ten To Plan

Ten for the Business Plan Outline and Layout

Ten for Making Predictions

Business Research Choices

Ten Step Small Business Guide

Tips to Business Planning

Buy, Sell and Business Valuation

Ten for Looking at Your Business Numbers like a Buyer

Ten Burning Questions Every Buyer Wants Answered

Ten for Preparing to Sell your Business 


Ten to Hire an Employee

Ten for Creating a Job Description

Ten Do NOT Ask Job Interview or Employment Questions

Ten for Employee Engagement

Ten for Reasonable Accommodations under the ADA

Ten for Dealing with Employee Conflict

Covid - Setting Up Sick Leave Accounts



Ten for Marketing

Ten to Improve Your Website Results

Twenty High Converting Words

Ten Website Content Considerations

Ten Ways to Improve Your Business Website SEO - Basic

Why Is It So Difficult To Keep My Website Ranking Well - Advanced

Ten for Creating Your Website Home Page

The Small Business Website 10 Mistakes You Must Not Make

Ten to Attract Local Customers Using the Internet

Ten Value Possibilities for Websites

Ten for Website Trust

Ten Social Advertising Tips

Ten for Website Content: Don't Miss List

Twenty for Website Language Fundamentals

Ten Web Content Examples

HUB Spot's Top 20 SEO Myths for 2020

Preparing to Meet with a Wholesale Buyer 

Google Says to Avoid the Following Techniques—Or Else

Help Google Find and Understand Your Pages

Website Sales Methodology Tips


Ten for a New Invention

10 for Labeling & Packaging

Ten to Acquire, Lease, or Develop Business Property

Ten Ways to Use High Speed Internet to Increase Productivity

Ten for Time Management

Twelve for Dealing with Procrastination

Ten for Problem Solving

Ten for Restaurant Success

Ten for Doing Business with the Federal Government

Applying for HUBZone Certification


Ten for Small Business Financing

Ten to Prepare to Meet with a Business Lender

SBA 7A Lenders in Our Area

12 Business Categories for SBA Loans in the Inland Northwest

Ten to Raise Investment Capital

Ten Exceptions to No Grants

Crowd Funding

Online Small Business Funding

Raising Capital, Necessary and Difficult

Ten for Raising Investment Capital

PPP Forgiveness Application Chart

Reducing Risk

10 Links for Cyber Security

20 Questions for Cyber Risk Exposure

Ten to Protect Your Assets

IRS Dirty Dozen Scam List: Don't be a Victim

How Can I Make My Business Stronger and Reduce Risk

IRS Resources @ Your Fingertips

Ten to Minimize Embezzlement Risk

Ten Common Scams that Target Small Business

Ten Tips for Computer Security

10 Data Security Lessons from the Federal Trade Commission

Don't Be Hacker Bait: Do This One-Hour Security Drill


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