A Quick Reference Guide with Links for Start-up and

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A Quick Reference Guide with Links for Start-up and
SCORE offers free and confidential
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chapter offices and email counseling at www.score.org. Local
workshops are
www.austin.score.org
A Quick Reference Guide for Start-up
and Existing Small Businesses
in Austin & San Antonio
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www.sanantonio.score.org
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http://www.window.state.tx.us/taxpermit/
http://www.txsea.org/
www.cpascount.org
http://www.license.state.tx.us/LicenseSearch/
Questions related to Austin zoning and licensing call Danny Brewer at
SBDP at the Business Solutions Center (BSC) 512.974.7772.
First Floor One TX Center
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http://www.business.texasonline.com
http://www.sos.state.tx.us
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MicroLenders
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www.liftfund.org
http://www.peoplefund.org
http://www.bigaustin.org
http://www.bcloftexas.org
Should I use credit cards to fund my business?
Veterans
OnlineScoreCounselors provide business advice to the military community.
http://www.austintexas.gov/library / http://www.mysapl.org/
http://www.sba.gov
Investors
If youchoosetoregister asasoleproprietor, your business name must be on file with each
county clerk ‘s office. Register at:
The IRS website provides information on starting, operating or
a business, what taxes each form of business is required to pay and how to pay them.
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Travis: http://www.co.travis.tx.us/
Williamson: http://www.wilco.org
Hays: http://www.co.hays.tx.us/
Burnet: www.burnetcountytexas.org
Bell: www.bellcountytx.com
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Bexar http://www.co.bexar.tx.us/
Comal: http://www.co.comal.tx.us/
Guadalupe: http://www.co.guadalupe.tx.us/
/ Phone: 512-463-5555
For obtaining information about NAICS. http://census.gov/naics
/ Phone: 512-472-8303
/ Phone: 512-499-5127 - 1A quick reference to assist Historically Underutilized Businesses (HUB)
http://www.co.travis.tx.us/purchasing/hub.asp
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Local
r go to
City of Austin Certification
The Score website has templates for marketing plans and other useful
tools. Click on Templates at.
Using Social Media for Marketing your Business. The most used:
Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin
For beginners check out these sites
· http://mashable.com/guidebook/facebook/
· http://learn.linkedin.com/
· http://mox.com/beginners-guide-to-seo
· http://moz.com/beginners-guide-to-social-media
Using your Website for Marketing
· A free tool for listing your website on Google, Bing and other local
search engines easily: www.getlisted.org
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· Duct Tape Marketing www.ducttapemarketing.com
· Small Business Trends http://www.smallbiztrends.com
· SEO free tool and guide: http://www.seomoz.org/beginners-guideto-seo
· We recommend Word Press and plug in Yoast to build your website or blog
· http://www.problogger.net/how-to-write-great-blog-content/
· Check out the rates for logo designs: www.freelancer.com
ice of Women s Ownership and Entrepreneurial Development is a
of Entrepreneurial Development s network of training and counseling services:
In some circumstances SBA will guarantee a bank loan. Loan guarantees must be applied for by the bank. Call 210.403.5900 for loan briefing schedules or go to the local website for a list of events and a list of
SBA Certified, Preferred and Express Lenders. http://www.sba.gov/
about-sba-services/200/
State
SBA Lender: Sue Malone: 925-381-8409 - [email protected]
Karen Schimpf: 512-650-8630- [email protected]
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