North Central Idaho Small Business Development Center

Our Business Tip Sheets




Quick Answers for Our Client's Sometimes Complicated Business Questions

Business Planning

Why Do I Need A Business Plan?

Ten To Plan

Ten for the Business Plan Outline and Layout

Ten for Making Predictions

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 Cash Flow Considerations

Ten for a Simple Cash Flow Projection

Ten Steps for Calculating the Break Even Point

Ten Small Business Record Filing Categories

Raising Capital

Ten for Small Business Financing

Ten to Prepare to Meet with a Business Lender

SBA 7A Lenders in the Inland Northwest

12 Business Categories for SBA Loans in the Inland Northwest

Ten to Raise Investment Capital

Reducing Risk

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

Human Resources

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 to Fire an Idaho Employee for Cause

Ten for Dealing with Employee Conflict



Ten Internet Information Resouces for a Small Business

Ten Resources on the SBA Website:

SBDC's Ten Free Resources

Ten Reasons to Refer Small Business Clients to Your SBDC

SBDC Consulting Tools

Ten Exceptions to No Grants

Ten Contacts and Resources for New Technology

Lightbulb Bubble


Ten for Marketing

Ten to Improve Your Website Results

 Twenty High Converting Words

Ten Website Content Questions

Ten Ways to Improve Business Your 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 Your Clients 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 Facebook

Ten for Website Content: Don't Miss List

Twenty for Website Language Fundamentals

Ten Web Content Examples

22 SEO Myths from Hub Spot 2019

Preparing to Meet with a Wholesale Buyer 


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

10 Links for Cyber Security

20 Questions for Cyber Risk Exposure

10 Data Security Lessons from the Federal Trade Commission

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

Ten for Doing Business with the Federal Government

Applying for HUBZone Certification


Ten Reasons You Might Want to Be in or Stay in Business

Dirty Dozen: Entrepreneurship Self Quiz

Ten Business Pitfalls

Ten Reasons Small Businesses Fail

Ten Why I Should Avoid Going into Business

How To Start a Business in Idaho

Ten To Make Your Business Legitimate In Idaho

Ten for Contractor Registration


Local B2B Contacts

Government and Information Contacts

SBDC Consultants in North Central Idaho

LCSC Contacts

Idaho SBDC Website

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