Business Resource Links

Business Resource Links

Who to contact in Big Stone County for Economic Development assistance –
Big Stone Area Growth (BSAG)
Ortonville EDA
Graceville EDA

Starting a Business Information (Tax ID, Business Plans, Cash Flows, and more) and other Financing Assistance Options (MN DEED)

DEED Guidebooks that were recently updated:

A legal guide to privacy and data security – 2022

A guide to starting a business in Minnesota

FDIC Money Smart for Small Business.  Find information (guides & slides) for the modules that have already been presented within the series.  LINK Here

Free Business Webinars for online marketing from the Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission!  (Highly Recommend attending!)  LINK to REGISTER (and read more on each topic) 
10/27/2022 – Google Ads:  Find Customers & Get Leads in Time for the Holidays
11/03/2022 – 5 Reasons Why Your Business NEEDS to Use Linkedin
11/10/2022 – Digital Marketing & the Trust Tipping Point
11/04/2022 – Facebook & Instagram Ads for the Holidays
12/01/2022 – How to Talk About Your Business So People Will Buy
12/08/2022 – Getting Found Online & On Maps
12/15/2022 – Local Resources to Speed Up Your Hiring Process

An interview with Dawn Hegland, Executive Director of the UMVRDC on what services they provide: