Stacey Knibloe with Gale Business Resources August 17, 2017 from 10:00-12:00 pm. Gale Business Resources contain actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.  Other Gale resources available in MeL provide entrepreneurs with how-to information that they can apply to their own business.  Entrepreneurs can turn to a variety of sources to either start or grow their businesses.  Learn about Business Structures / Legal Entities and keeping track of your finances, people management, marketing, demographics, sales efforts and much more.

MeL Business provides support and resources for entrepreneurs and small businesses as they contribute to the Michigan and global economies. Explore core eResources, identify key partners, conduct research, and connect with your local library to succeed in running your business. MeL Business is here for you and has the tools and connections you need.
Professional individuals planning on starting a small business in Michigan should take advantage of the market research and census data made available through the MeL Database. This allows business owners to understand current and potential markets and trends, such as consumer spending trends or industry conditions. Upon identifying goals, entrepreneurs can formulate a business plan with a strategy to grow their services with potential sales leads and mailing lists.
Under Legal Forms Library, individuals will find copies of essential legal forms to assist them in their goal to register a business in Michigan, research current laws, and an attorney directory. The focus of MeL Business eResources is to provide visitors the necessary tools and support for success. The information at your fingertips is geared toward helping you launch and grow your business. Our services provide core resources that are always free to Michigan residents. MeL Business is here to assist you with all of your business needs to help you get started on the path of success the correct way.