Small Business Development Center: Expert assistance at no cost to the entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business.

Michigan Chamber of Commerce:

  • Utility Savings
  • Certificates of Origin
  • Training and Education
  • Unemployment Insurance and Employment Law Assistance
  • MIMEP 401(k)
  • Employment Law Posters and Publications
  • EmergeSkilled

Call the Grosse Pointe Chamber for MI Chamber program details (313)881-4722 or email:

SCORE: A site for free and confidential business advice, SCORE has become a popular resource for entrepreneurs. It’s a non-profit with 11,000 working and retired business professionals who volunteer to support small business owners like you.

Small Business Administration: Learn how to start a business in 10 steps.

Google Alert: Manage your online reputation by monitoring when your business or brand is mentioned online. With Google Alerts, you’ll get an email anytime your business is mentioned online. You can set up alerts for any keywords that you’d like. You can even monitor your competitor’s press.