Small Business Help Center
BBB and StartBlox offer free access to an all-in-one business platform
Education and Advice for
Planning, Starting, and Running Your Small Business
Whether just starting up or growing, there are always unknowns and important decisions to make for your business. You have a lot of questions, and we want to guide you to the answers.
BBB has partnered with StartBlox to give you free tools and resources, organized all in one place. StartBlox solves the questions “What do I do?“, “Where do I go?“, and “Who can help?” that come up when establishing a new company and putting in operational/administrative functions for the first time.
Popular Topics from a Library of Hundreds of Business Subjects
Naming Your Business
Establishing Your Company With State Agencies
Setting Up Tax IDs, Licenses, and Permits
Determining Your Company Type (LLC, S-Corp, C-Corp, etc.)
...and many more.
Expertly researched information organized by topic or searchable by keyword. Includes federal and state regulatory sources, tasks you can assign yourself, and a notes feature.
D.I.Y. with wizards. Let us walk you through what you need to know at each step of building your company’s operations by using our visual step-by-step guides we call Coach.
Need a hand? Find an advisor who can work with you 1-on-1. Or if you're ready to buy external services, connect to local and national vendors and suppliers rated by BBB.