It’s a great time to be a small business owner here in Music City. Our town has grown tremendously and welcomed many new residents from around the country and even other parts of the world. In this environment, the sky’s the limit for Nashville businesses.
If you are a small business owner, or if you are thinking about becoming one, there are some great resources available that can help you get established, answer business-related questions, and support you while you grow. Today we would like to share a few of those great resources with you:
Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce
- This organization has been assisting business owners in our area for many years, and a visit to their website alone (https://www.nashvillechamber.com/) will provide you with a wealth of information for the health of your own business. From pages that help you explore the Nashville area, including data and maps, to a page that is strictly devoted to research and studies that are relevant for business owners, you can quickly see that the Chamber is a very valuable resource to any small business owner.
- This non-profit organization focuses on providing business mentoring and educational services to area entrepreneurs and business owners throughout Middle Tennessee. Their services include workshops, mentoring, education, and relationships that encourage successful business and create vibrant small entrepreneurial communities.
TSBDC (Tennessee Small Business Development Center)
- This office is hosted by Tennessee State University, and services Davidson and Williamson Counties. Its goals are to offer services such as business plan development, financial planning assistance, marketing plan development, capital sourcing, and social media guidance, just to name a few.
- The Clerk’s Office is focused on supporting the entrepreneurial spirit, and this includes helping with your application for a new business license. From providing a list of contacts and other resources on their website to answering basic questions and providing direction as to rules and regulations, this office is a great resource for you as a Nashville small business owner.
Here at Piccolo, we are a unique group of experts, and we’re equipped to handle all the different aspects of marketing for your small business. We know all the struggles that small businesses face as they are established and work towards growth, and we are here to help!