Business Forward Services

Business Forward offers a wide array of free or low cost resources supporting Oakland County’s entrepreneurial economic ecosystem.

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Business Consultants

Business Forward can connect you with consultants who will work one on one with you to help strategize, implement your business plan, and more.

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Human Resources

Attracting, hiring, and retaining talent is key to success. Oakland Thrive can help you with hiring issues, labor law compliance, determining employee benefits, and more.

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Government Contracting

If you’re interested in doing business with the government, Business Forward has expert partners who can help you properly register, look for opportunities, and provide aid with government contracts.

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Training & Workshops

Business Forward offers a variety of training and workshops on subjects pertinent to the small business owner and entrepreneur.

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Digital Marketing & Advertising

Business Forward can help connect your business with expert advice that can target your desired market and increase your visibility in the marketplace.

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Market Research

Business Forward can help your business build a digital presence to help you increase sales.

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Legal Support

From business contracts to patents to commercial real estate and more, Business Forward can connect you with the business legal services you need.

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Accounting

Business Forward offers financial support services for small businesses covering bookkeeping, financial analysis, financial literacy, growth projections, and more.

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eCommerce

Whether you’re setting up a website for the first time or already have an established web presence, Business Forward can help you market and sell your products and services online.

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Language Translation Services

Business Forward offers language services so that you can meaningfully connect with your customers and understand their needs.

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Food Services

Business Forward has a dedicated expert in the food service industry to help your business grow.

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Childcare Businesses

Business Forward will work with your childcare business to ensure that you’re growing, connecting to resources, and developing a sustainable business.

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Funding

Business Forward can help you find potential funding sources for your needs, understand different types of loans, identify grant opportunities, and more.

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