Small Business Resources

Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here’s some advice.

http://www.entrepreneur.com/smbresourcecenter/

SBD& ITC offers an array of resources to assist businesses and entrepreneurs. Center services include one-on-one business counseling, financial analysis, marketing strategies, business development and international trade.

http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/cs/small_bus_dev.html

Contractor resource

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) protects California consumers by licensing and regulating the state’s construction industry. CSLB was established in 1929 and today licenses about 290,000 contractors in 43 different license classifications.

http://www.cslb.ca.gov/

Welcome to the first step in obtaining a California contractors license.

http://www.contractorschool.com/

Transportation

As a businessowner, you need the same kinds of insurance coverages for the car you use in your business as you do for a car used for personal travel – liability, collision and comprehensive, medical payments (known as personal injury protection in some states) and coverage for uninsured motorists.

http://www.iii.org/article/do-i-need-commercial-auto-insurance-policy

Legal/ State

The Contractors State License Board (CSLB) protects California consumers by licensing and regulating the state’s construction industry. CSLB was established in 1929 and today licenses about 290,000 contractors in 43 different license classifications.

http://www.cslb.ca.gov/

There are several basic steps every company should complete to increase their ability to contract in the marketplace. Follow these links to prepare for doing business with the government.

https://www.sba.gov/

Welcome to the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) Web page designed to assist small business owners understand the rules and regulations the Department administers.

http://www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/osdbu/sbrefa/main.htm

SBD& ITC offers an array of resources to assist businesses and entrepreneurs. Center services include one-on-one business counseling, financial analysis, marketing strategies, business development and international trade.

http://www.sandiegocounty.gov/cs/small_bus_dev.html

The Insurance market in California is one of the largest in the world; valued at well over $123 billion. The California Department of Insurance regulates this industry to protect consumers and help maintain an economically healthy marketplace. This industry section provides access to producer licensing
information, financial compliance, legal issues, market conduct and other information.

http://www.insurance.ca.gov/