Research Tools

Research tools to help you make smart business decisions.

Powerful Business Research Tools

SBDC Consultants have access to information to help your company make smart business decisions. The research done at the SBDC is important to any business looking to start or grow. Listed below are some of the resources available at your local SBDC.

Analysis Research Reports

Competitor Analysis Reports show a list of businesses in the area that are considered similar competition.

Financial Analysis Reports are a financial profile that can be used to compare to competition as well as benchmarking, evaluating loan risk, projections and budgets, valuation, and square footage analyses.

Industry Sector Analysis Reports show trends, opportunities, and challenges specific to an industry.

Location/Site Analysis Reports contain information about the location of a business and the surrounding population and how they compare to other statistics.

Web Analysis Reports provide a detailed assessment of a business’ web presence.

Informational Research Reports

Company Contact Information and Organizational Information Reports can give information about other companies to increase business within them.

Financial Information from companies that are both active and inactive listed on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ exchanges is available.

Mailing Lists and Sales Leads give a business a list of potential customers that fit certain criteria for a geographic area.

Forecast Research Reports

Customer and Industry Sector Forecast Reports show how the industry and the customers involved are predicted to change.

Location Forecast Reports show how business in an area is predicted to change.