The Silicon Valley Advice Center provides free phone counseling to internet startups throughout the continental United States.
Free help for Internet Startups and Entrepreneurs
Are you going getting ready to launch an internet startup in the continental US? Or have you already started a dot com business and are looking for some free help in improving it? Look no farther. The Silicon Valley Advice Center will offer entrepreneurs a free counseling session, listen to your situation and your start-up company’s needs, and give you the specific advice you need to make a go of your internet startup. The key word here is specific; you will get very concrete advice on whatever entrepreneurial area you have questions about.
Your questions may be in the area of
– How to position your startup’s product/services in the marketplace. This can include advice on SEO (search engine optimization), SEM (Search Engine Marketing), advertising options (especially google adwords), and “real world” marketing techniques to drive traffic to your site.
2) Web interface advice.
Is your startup website really user friendly? Usually, you have looked at it too many times and are too close to it to see how a visitor would interpret it. But intuitive website design is critical to getting people to use your site. We’ll provide invaluable tips.
3) Networking advice.
Where do you go to meet other entrepreneurs and potential employees in Silicon Valley? We’ll tell you where and how to approach them.
4) Market research advice.
You’re on the web either because you’re selling a product or a service. We’ll tell you how to evaluate the competition and position yourself in the marketplace.
5) Business plan advice.
We’ll tell you how to put together a professional looking business plan that addresses key points about your internet startup—most notably profitability—before you start your business.
6) Defining goals and working efficiently
– Many entrepreneurs have general goals but don’t know how to get there. The key is in more specifically defining goals and defining steps leading to them. We’ll tell you how.
7) Funding advice.
How to make your dot com as attractive as possible to venture capitalists, and what to do if you need a plan B.
8) Management consulting.
Giving your existing internet business a professional tuneup.
Contact us to get your free, 30 minute advice session below.