How-To Guides & Articles

Are you wondering, How do I start a business in Raleigh? How do I write a business plan? How to start an LLC in North Carolina? 

These articles here will help guide you through some of these steps.  Don’t stop at these how-to guides because we have free, (funded by your tax dollars), business coaches available for you as well.

Our free business counselors can guide you through the process of starting your business step-by-step. Our counselors can support you from writing your business plan to looking for a bank loan. It’s really easy to get help, just follow steps 1-2 on our Free Business Counseling Page

  • 6 Steps to Start Your Business in Wake County, NC - Entrepreneurship can be appealing for many reasons, knowing all of the steps to get started can be overwhelming, but you can dramatically decrease the time and research involved when you access the best resources.
  • How to Develop Your First Business Plan - Organizations at every stage need a business plan. From obtaining a loan to attracting top talent or partnerships, people want to see the roadmap guiding your business.
  • How to Start An LLC in North Carolina - Starting a Limited Liability Company within the state of North Carolina is easy to do and can be done completely online.