Resource Library

This resource library provides access to online resources designed to help small business owners.  They will assist you to expand your skill base and find assistance that will grow your business. Some offer tools for your staff. Each resource has been reviewed to ensure the information is up-to-date, accurate and free. Use these links to learn about marketing, finances, human resources, as well as to gain access to grants.

The Easy Social Media Learning Center

For businesses that prefer to manage their own Social Media marketing, the Easy Social Media Learning Center provides comprehensive Social networking mastery training. With short and easy to understand on-demand videos, downloadable how-to PDFs and monthly question and answer webinars, the Easy Social Media Learning Center is perfect for the time-pressed and budget-conscious business owner.

Exclusive discount on the Easy Social Media Learning Center for members of the Sedona Chamber of Commerce, get a month-to-month membership for only $9.95! That is a savings of over $60 per year.

US Small Business Administration

"Programs and services to help you start, grow and succeed in business."
Includes small business planning tools, access to government services, tools and a resource library, as well as access to local and regional resources.


Az. Department of Commerce

"Through leadership and collaborative partnerships, our mission is to create vibrant communities and a globally competitive Arizona economy."
Provides business assistance, economic information, data on site selection, smart growth, energy programs, and work force assistance within Arizona.


Arizona Small Business Development Center Network

Access to online and SBDC sites throughout Arizona. Includes a calendar of workshops offered throughout Arizona, small business basics, and lots of links to small business tools, forms, and more.


Federal Business Opportunities

Access to government-funded resources and opportunities made possible by Federal Recovery Act funding.


SCF Az

 A provider of workers' compensation insurance. Offers a schedule of trainings, online publications, and video training to promote safe working habits.


My Own Business

"A nonprofit organization committed to helping people succeed in business."
Offers free coursework geared toward the entrepreneur who wants to start a business, and for existing small businesses that would like to grow and expand.


Buzgate.org-America's Small Business Assistance Network

 "A public service initiative created to facilitate awareness, access and use of America's government and nonprofit small business assistance programs on a national scale."
Online training resources, and access to programs to assist small business to grow.


Business.gov

"The official business link to the US government. Business.gov helps small businesses understand their legal requirements, and locate government services supporting the nation's small business community."
Access to business start-up and growth resources, federal grant information, help for woman- and minority-owned businesses.


SCORE - Service Corps of Retired Executives

"A national association dedicated to helping small business owners form and grow their businesses."
Northern Arizona SCORE counsellors offer one-on-one mentoring for free out of the Chamber's offices on the 4th Wednesday, monthly (call to schedule an appointment - 204-1123). In addition, they provide numerous live and onlin workshops, many in Spanish, focusing on business planning, making your business competitive, legal considerations, growing, marketing and managing your business and finances.


Small Business Handbook

This handbook is provided to owners, proprietors and managers of small businesses by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. You can use this handbook to create a basic plan of action for starting a safety and health management system at your business. The handbook should help small business employers meet the legal requirements imposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the Act), and achieve an in-compliance status before an OSHA inspection.

 

Uptown Employee Parking Poster

This poster can be printed out and displayed on your employee information bulletin board.  It encourages staff to park in the public parking lots, not along the main roads, thereby leaving spaces for our uptown visitors.

 

Sales Tax Flow Chart

This poster can be posted near your register to inform your staff and customers how sales tax collections are made in Sedona. The easy-to-follow flow chart makes clear what does and does not qualify for sales tax.

 

Northern Arizona Small Business Resources (PDF)

This PDF file is a PowerPoint-type presentation created by Annette Zinky, Director of the Coconino Community College Small Business Development Center, detailing the numerous resources in northern Arizona that are available to small businesses. If you need assistance with your business, one of these resources is bound to have what you need!


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