small business consulting ventura santa barbara

Business consultants in Ventura and Santa Barbara can offer a wide range of expertise for advice and assistance when it comes to your small business. Most of these places offer low or no-cost services for starting, running, and growing your business.  

Here’s a list of three key small business consultant resources available in Santa Barbara and Ventura from

EDC-VC – Economic Development Collaborative

The EDC-VC is the business resource for companies of all sizes doing business in Ventura County. EDC-VC promotes jobs and economic growth to maintain the county’s economic vitality through these key programs and services: Business consulting and workshops, loans, manufacturing outreach program, G.E.T. Trade, the how-to on international trade.

SBDC – Small Business Development Center

EDC-VC has added the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to its menu of comprehensive business services. SBDC provides free advising and workshops to small business owners in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.


SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. Supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and a network of 12,000+ volunteers, they are able to deliver business consulting services at no charge or at very low cost.

When you’re ready, have a solid business plan, and are getting some sales traction, we can take it up a notch and help you with branding, creating a holistic marketing plan, building a website, doing email and social media marketing to generate awareness, and creating content. 

Contact us to unlock your small business potential. We’re the local leaders in small business marketing and growth for Santa Barbara and Ventura counties.