The Business Development Page supports new business ventures and direct marketing opportunities by providing business training and support in area of new business/enterprise development. The training focuses on methods and tools of evaluating a new enterprise.
The materials and tools are intended to help new business with the evaluation process. An example of the business materials is the Business Files addresses questions on business start-up and evaluating new markets. Additional resources are provided on how to conduct practical market research, identify potential customers, differentiating their product and promotion methods. An example of developing new farm businesses is the NC Farm School program https://ncfarmschool.ces.ncsu.edu/ which targets people interested in starting a new farm business.
Business Side of Agritourism Manual
Considering an Agritourism Enterprise
Marketing Your Agritourism Enterprise
Promoting Your Agritourism
Business Risk Assessment
Estimating Market Potential
Introduction To Business Tools
Legal, Regulatory, and Insurance Checklist for North Carolina
Product, Price, Place, and Promotion
Researching Your Market-Evaluating the Competition
Researching Your Market-Identifying Your Customers
Direct Answers for Direct Marketing