Small Business Center at Bladen Community College

The Bladen Community College Small Business Center (SBC) is committed to economic development and growth for entrepreneurs and existing small businesses.


The Small Business Center network, comprised of 58 Small Business Centers, throughout North Carolina, supports the development of new businesses and the growth of existing businesses by being a community-based provider of training, counseling, and resource information.

The Bladen Community College Small Business Center offers

  • Free seminars
  • Counseling
  • Resources
  • Networking opportunities for small business owners and prospective entrepreneurs.


Services Provided

Accelerators and Incubators

  • Incubator

Business Planning

  • Business Succession Planning
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Diversification
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Forming a Business
  • Identification and Research of Foreign Markets
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Business Plan Consulting

Events and Community Building

  • Startup Networking

Internship Programs and Student Services

  • Youth Entrepreneurship Education

Libraries and Research

  • Industry Data
  • Lifestyle and Psychographic Data
  • Business Research Resources
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Company Data/Prospect Lists

Marketing and Sales

  • Advertising/Brochure Design
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research
  • Website Development


  • One-on-One Counseling

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise

  • Technical Services

Regulatory Compliance

  • Trademark and Copyright Information

Starting a Business

  • Registration, Licenses and Permits
  • Startup Classes
  • Site Location
  • Startup Business Counseling
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Forming a Business
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Business Research Resources

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Virtual Consulting and Online Services


  • Human Resources Training
  • Startup Classes
  • Online Courses and Videos
  • Marketing Plan Training
  • International Trade Education and Training
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Home-Based Business Training
  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Business Management Training
  • Budget, Cash Flow and Financial Statements Training
  • Trade Education and Training
Primary Contact
Todd Lyden
7418 Hwy 41 W
Building 14, Room 143
Dublin, NC 28332