Small Business Development Center

The MN Small Business Development Center can help free of charge with business plans, securing business financing and more. In Chisago County call Nancy at 651-674-5664.


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Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club

Partners in East Central MN, A quick reminder that the Inventors & Entrepreneurs Club is on a holiday break for the months of November & December, but will return on Tuesday, January 25th at East Central Energy. Details on that […]

Business Exporting

Grow your business by exporting to other countries. The MN Trade Office has upcoming events:

Small Town Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship opportunities are everywhere. Here are five steps to start a small town business:

Revolving Loan Fund

Hs your business been impacted by COVID-19? If so, ECRDC Revolving Loan Fund may be able to help. With loans with interest rates as low as 0% and flexible terms. Call us at (320) 679-4065 #34 to get started.

Content Marketing

Here’s seven lessons from horror movies to improve your business’ content marketing.

Small Business Webinar

There are several good small business focused webinars coming up in the next several weeks, including on November 18th: Level-Up Budgeting: Give Every Dollar A Job:

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is November 27th. Looking for tips to help drive traffic to your business? Here are some tips from the SBA:

Property of the Week

East Central MN Property of the Week: Supper club restaurant at Purple Hawk Golf Club just north of Cambridge.