West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC) invites small-business owners to take part in an online survey. The survey closes Aug. 31.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — What do small businesses need to succeed and grow West Virginia?

The state’s small-business owners have an opportunity to answer that question in an online survey from the West Virginia Small Business Development Center (WV SBDC). Business owners can take the survey at wvsbdc.com/survey.html.

The survey remains open until midnight, Saturday, Aug. 31.
“The survey is an opportunity for business owners to tell the state what’s going on with their business and what they need to step up to the next level of success, “ said WV SBDC State Director Debra Martin. “The survey gives businesses a voice to speak up about their challenges and priorities. It affects what the state sees as the needs of business and how we plan to help them meet their goals.”

The survey will provide an overview on subjects such as:
Business support
Workforce
Regulations
Operations
Market conditions
Taxes and fees

Survey respondents will not be identified unless a participant chooses to provide information in the comments section at the end of the survey.

For more information about WV SBDC services or the survey, contact the WV SBDC at 304-558-2960, the Ask Me line at 888-WVA-SBDC or email askme@wv.gov.

WV SBDC has remained the premier resource for small business creation and expansion in the Mountain State for more than 35 years. As a key economic driver, the WV SBDC offers a variety of services to entrepreneurs and small businesses to increase their profitability and customer base, enabling continued growth and prosperity for West Virginia’s diversifying economy.