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Who is the North Idaho Small Business Development Center (NISBDC)?

This video provides an overview of our services and showcases a few of our clients as well as others from around the state of Idaho.

What Does the North Idaho SBDC Do?

We offer affordable training and dependable, no-cost coaching that helps you work on your business, not just in your business.

Training Coaching

Marketing

In order to successfully grow your business, you’ll need to attract and then work to retain a large base of satisfied customers. 

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Leadership

The best news a business owner can hear is that demand is high. The worst news  is that their business cannot meet the demand.

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Financing

Better decisions are based on better information. Understanding, and using reliable and timely accounting reports.

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Business Plan

Whether you’re starting a new business, expanding an existing one, or working on how to improve your current business.

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From Our Clients

We help a variety of clients from individuals with an idea, business start ups, and those who are already in business. This is done through low cost training, one on one coaching, and a connection to a large database of resources and experience.

“The key to a successful business: invest in relationships and empower the growth of your team”

Skip Meyer
Highpoint medical
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“Leadership is key; you must set a destination and lead your company there”

Dale Rainey
Vivo
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“The most valueable part of the SBDC for me is to have someone ask the tough questions and hold me accountable during the coaching”

Doug Larsen
Alternative molding
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