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The Granbury Chamber strives to create a thriving business community and strong local economy by encouraging the success and retention of start-up businesses. You’ve done your market research and are ready to start taking the steps to successful small business ownership. We strongly suggest one or more free sessions with our small business counselor, Tom Smith of SCORE.  Appointments with Tom may be scheduled through the chamber office.

Here's a checklist of steps to help get you started:

Building your own business from the ground up is an exciting opportunity, but it can also be challenging.  SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals. SCORE provides free, confidential business advice through a volunteer network, webinars and other online resources. Call Tom Smith at 817.871.6002 to schedule a FREE appointment with our local SCORE counselor or visit SCORE.ORG for additional information.


Additional Resources:


The Small Business Administration (SBA)  "Business Guide"

SCORE's reference manual "Simple Steps for Starting Your Business"

Office of the Governor’s Small Business Handbook

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