Helping entrepreneurs business's grow and maintain that growth is a big part of greenCOW's mission, so we’ve gathered a list of eight free and/or inexpensive resources that can improve and grow your business.

Sue Anderson, Nonprofit Consultations

If you need any help starting or running a non-profit business, Sue Anderson is a great resource. Sue is a business consultant with broad experience in all aspects of business training, presentation, project development and management relating to business, nonprofits, and career education. She specializes in grant writing for nonprofits and municipals. 

To get in contact with Sue Anderson, just e-mail us at [email protected] and we will put you in contact with Sue. 

The Indiana Small Business Development Center (ISBDC), No-Cost Business Consultations 

Website: https://isbdc.org/  

The Indiana Small Business Development Center (Indiana SBDC) was created to have a positive and measurable impact on the formation, growth, and sustainability of small businesses in Indiana, and to help Hoosier Entrepreneurs start stronger, grow faster, and work smarter. 

greenCOW Coworking is one of the many locations where ISBDC consultants meet with entrepreneurs one-on-one to help them build their business plan and navigate growth. To make an appointment, contact [email protected] 

NxLevel Entrepreneurship Program 

Website: https://www.hdcnwi.org/nxlevel-entrepreneurship-program/

The NxLevel Entrepreneur course is an intensive training program designed to encourage business expansion in a community. The course focuses on teaching the art of better business practices while producing a comprehensive business plan to guide business expansion decisions and activities.

To learn more about this class, or to enroll, contact Jackie DeRosa at [email protected] or (219) 8036304. Below are the upcoming courses: 

NXLEVEL ORIENTATION SEP.11 @ 6 PM 

NXLEVEL 1 SEP.25-NOV.27 @ 5:30 PM NXLEVEL 2 SEP.13-NOV.1 @ 5:30 PM

Canva 

Website: https://www.canva.com/  

Canva is a free graphic design tool that allows you to easily create a variety of designs, such as flyers, book covers, brochures, logos, etc., with drag-and-drop features. Kayla Greenwell, greenCOW’s Community Outreach Coordinator, uses Canva for all of greenCOW’s graphic design. If you need any help with it, you can e-mail Kayla at [email protected] 

Hubspot CRM

Website: https://www.hubspot.com/products/crm

Hubspot CRM is a free customer relationship management (CRM) system that allows you to track all your leads and follow-ups with your clients and prospective clients, all in one place. 

Trello

Website: https://trello.com/

Trello is a free project management tool that you can also use to collaborate with your team members to make sure projects are completed. 

Hootsuite

Website: https://hootsuite.com/plans/free

Hootsuite has a free social media scheduling tool that allows you to schedule social media posts for up to three social media profiles in advance. 

Fiverr 

Website: https://www.fiverr.com

If you’re looking for a variety of freelance services to help you with your business for cheaper rates, Fiverr is the website for you. They offer dozens of freelance services in graphics and design, digital marketing, writing & translation, video & animation, programming & tech, and so much more. 

greenCOW is dedicated to helping your business grow and maintain that growth. If there is any way greenCOW can help you, please let us know. Call us at 219-501-0501 or e-mail us at [email protected] 

 

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