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Free Confidential Counseling

Our experienced counselors are ready to help you develop a business plan, seek funding, solve a problem, plan a marketing campaign, or just act as a sounding board.

Counseling Program for Rowan County Business Owners *New*

If you’re a business owner in the Salisbury area, you now have more options for free one-on-one business counseling. The Rowan-Cabarrus Small Business Center, in partnership with the Rowan Chamber, is expanding its free counseling program.  The counseling sessions will be held at the Rowan Chamber located at 204 East Innes Street; Salisbury, NC 28145.

To make an appointment, click here.  When completing the section on assistance requested, please add the words “Salisbury Counselor.”

Take advantage of the expertise of these four volunteer counselors soon!

Jim Publicover is owner of Amulet Business Advisors based in Winston Salem.  He has over 30 years of experience in business ownership and management and a wealth of knowledge from start-up to business turn-around. Jim will be available by appointment the second Monday of each month at 2:30 p.m.

Maia Smith, owner of Maia’s Fashions and Renu Derma Natural Cosmetics in downtown Salisbury, is passionate about helping business owners with her expertise in product development, retail, and internet marketing. Maia will be available by appointment the first Thursday of each month at 3:15 p.m.

Tracey Browning is founder and CEO of Outreach Strategic Marketing and has expertise in social media and developing a comprehensive online marketing strategy. Tracey will be available by appointment the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 a.m.

Brannon Williams is founder and managing partner of Art’s Cube, a Salisbury based marketing firm.  He is ready to help business owners and prospective owners with start-up issues, business plan development, and marketing strategy. Brannon will be available by appointment the third Tuesday of each month at 3:30 p.m.  

Request an Appointment

Our experienced counselors are ready to help you develop a business plan, seek funding, solve a problem, plan a marketing campaign, or just act as a sounding board.  For your convenience a counselor is at three locations — the Cabarrus Business and Technology Center in Concord, the new RCCC building at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, and the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce in Salisbury.

Also, upon request, counselors can provide you with a free industry analysis and financial analysis (financial analysis for businesses in operation at least two years).

To schedule an appointment please complete the Request for Counseling form below and we will contact you within 48 hours.

Online Request for Counseling