Welcome to the Greater Wilmington Small Business Success Portal

Are you a small business owner in the greater Wilmington area? Our vision for this Wilmington Small Business Success Portal is to be a trusted and valued resource in your quest to run a profitable business. Our main goal is to help you succeed! We provide small business owners with an Online Road Map to Small Business Success. We also provide showcasing opportunities to generate leads for small businesses. Bookmark our site and check back frequently to read the newest content!

We are excited to be part of a team of organizations and businesses that promotes small business growth and prosperity in the Cape Fear region of North Carolina. Working together, we can stimulate job and wealth creation within our community and provide residents with a diverse range of local products and services.


Small Business Success Wilmington NC - Your Key To Success!In today’s fast-paced and changing business environments, small business owners face increasing competition from expanding large retailers and exploding eCommerce. This should drive you to personalize your product and service offerings to meet the needs of specific targeted customers/clients. You should be laser focused in choosing a target market segment. You cannot compete solely on price or quality; you must differentiate your offerings and tailor them to your customer base.

Your Key to Small Business Success: Develop your niche based on customer experience. More specifically, provide added value and convenience, based on a foundation of trust and ethics. Your customers will be willing to “pay more” because they want to do business with you. That is how you will succeed as a Small Business Owner!

Principally a B2B Portal, with B2C Value

The Greater Wilmington Small Business Success Portal is targeted at small businesses that both provide and consume products and services. Although primarily a Business-to-Business (B2B) portal we also encourage consumers/residents to become familiar with the businesses in our directory, as several have a Business-to-Consumer (B2C) component. In particular, look for the “(B2C)” marking in the directory.

Again, welcome and enjoy the Greater Wilmington Small Business Success Portal. Feel free to contact us via the contact form – click here.Read More


Small Business Success Roadmap

Small Business Success Roadmap

Our Online Road Map to Small Business Success reveals the most important actions to take when running your business. In doing so, you drastically improve your chances for success in this highly competitive business climate.

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Wilmington Business Directory

Greater Wilmington North Carolina Business Directory

Our Greater Wilmington North Carolina Business Directory lists vetted businesses  providing quality products and services to small businesses. It primarily lists businesses in our community. Support them and be an engine for growth in our local economy!


Small Business Success Blog

Small Business Success Blog in Wilmington NC

Our Small Business Success Blog provides useful information to small business owners to help them succeed. Additional content will be added continually. We appreciate your feedback and welcome unique content contributions.

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Latest From Our Blog – What “you” need to know to be successful!

What is the Small Business External Environment?

Definition of Business External Environment The Small Business External Environment can be defined as the events, forces, conditions and entities surrounding a small business that influence its activities, choices and decisions. The external factors affect a small business’s abilities to be successful and build relationships with customers. The external environment

Can You Afford the Imminent Stock Market Correction – Consider Annuities

Imminent Stock Market Correction Predicted in 2019 Are you concerned about your retirement savings because of stock market volatility? Consider that in 2019, the current 10-year bull market is the longest on record. Institutional investors predict its end within the next 12 months, with a 40% to 70% retracement (fall).

PESTEL/PESTLE Analysis for Small Businesses

What is a PESTEL/PESTLE Analysis? PESTEL or PESTLE Analysis is a strategic business planning or market research tool for Small Businesses Owners to identify, analyze and monitor the key macro external factors that impact their businesses now and in the future. The macro external environment can be defined as the

Strategic Planning Process for Small Business Owners

What is the Strategic Planning Process for Small Business Owners? Strategic planning is systematic process of envisioning a desired future of you small business and translating this vision into broadly defined goals and actions plans to achieve them. It aligns your resources to carry out the action plans. In addition,