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!

7 Reasons Why a Business Plan is Important for Small Businesses

7 Reasons Why a Business Plan is Important for Small Businesses Most small business owners are very busy and find it difficult to justify spending the time to write a business plan. However, success comes to those who plan for it. A business plan gives you as small business owner

Outline of Business Plan for Small Businesses

What is a Business Plan A business plan for small businesses is a set of documents that are prepared by/with the small business owner. The purpose of a business plan is to demonstrate the feasibility of a business idea, justification of expansion, or update strategic documents that are essential for

SWOT Analysis – A Useful Small Business Analysis and Planning Tool

What is A SWOT Analysis? SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) analysis is a useful small business analysis and planning tool that allows owners to focus on their strengths, minimize their threats and exploit new opportunities. SWOT analysis is most successful during brainstorming sessions and identifies the internal and external

8 Small Business Training Considerations

The Need for Small Business Training Contrary to what you might think as a business owner, small business training  is a critical aspect for small business success. An effective small business training program helps you to attract and retain high-performing employees, which reduces recruitment cost. But more importantly, small business