Small Business Toolbox
● InfoTrac General OneFile
Gain instant access to literally thousands of magazines, news publications, and academic journals at your fingertips! Take advantage of trusted
information from sources such as the New York Times, Newsweek, Forbes, and Popular Mechanics.
● Linked In Learning
Access information on how to start a business, access to sample business plans, and more unlimited training on a wide variety of topics including
business skills and software, web design and development, music and audio, photography, video editing and animation.
● U.S. Small Business Administration
Offers sections on planning, launching, managing, and growing your small business.
● Census Business Builder
Small Business Edition is primarily for small business owners who need key data for their business plan or to better understand their potential
market. It presents data for a single type of business or a single industry cluster at a time.
Learn to build a better business plan with Bplans This resource gives you step by step instructions to build a business plan quickly and efficiently.
Local Business Advisory Groups
● Contact San Leandro’s business organizations! Contact your San Leandro Chamber of Commerce and San Leandro Community
Development Department to discover business grants, locate available properties, find information on permits, and much more!
● Free Business Advising with SBDC
SBDC is tax-payer funded, so our advising services come to you completely free, and all one-on-one advising is 100% confidential.
● Free Workshop Trainings
The SBDC provides both virtual and in-person training and workshops designed for business development on a variety of key topics.
● Score East Bay
SCORE East Bay offers free business mentoring in multiple languages, low-cost or no-cost business training, and numerous templates and tools
to help you start or grow a business.
SCORE offers free business training on a variety of small business topics. Watch low or no-cost webinars, attend a local workshop or complete
online, interactive courses to gain new business knowledge and skills.