Create Your Business Plan
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers sample business plans, business research tools, searchable databases and much more. Visit them online to learn more, or better yet, visit the second floor of the Main Library to get started!
If you need to find information about your market and its consumers, the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library has just what you need. Use Reference USA to find competitors. SimplyAnalytics can be used to discover local demographics. And, of course, ABI/INFORM is available to help you search for industry trends. View all of the Library’s resources here!
Counseling and Training
The Charlotte Mecklenburg Library offers a variety of classes to help you get your business up and running. Register for a course here! Other resources include Lynda.com, which allows you to learn a new skill online, as well as Universal Class, which gives you the opportunity to continue your education online.