Thank you for taking this survey. By completing this survey, you are assisting us in our efforts to help small businesses and entrepreneurs. 

We hope you find this online survey easy and quick to complete.

All data will be reported collectively; no single response will be traced to any individual or specific business entity. This survey is a project of the SC African American Heritage Foundation for USDA Rural Development.

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* 1. What is your primary industry?

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* 2. Please describe in detail the kinds of services and/or specialty area of your business.

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* 3. Please check all that apply to your business.

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* 4. Where do you go for resources or support to help you as a business owner/entrepreneur? Check all that apply.

  Technical Assistance to Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs.

The next questions will tell us what types of technical assistance are most important or effective for the small business owner / entrepreneur.

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* 5. MARKETING - Select up to three areas that would be most important for your business.

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* 6. FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT - Select up to three areas that would be most important for your business.

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* 7. COMPUTER SYSTEMS / TECHNOLOGY - Select up to three areas that are most important for your business.

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* 8. GENERAL MANAGEMENT - Select up to three areas most important for your business.

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* 9. PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT - Select up to three areas most important for your business.

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* 10. How familiar are you with the following?

  Very Somewhat Very little None
Tourism Industry
Cultural Tourism
Heritage Tourism
Agri-Tourism
Eco-Tourism
Health-Tourism

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* 11. We want to know a bit more about you. We will use your contact information to invite you to participate in events. We will not sell your contact information.

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* 12. How do you like to learn?

  Very Interested Somewhat Interested Neutral Not Interested Depends on the topic
Online webinars
Less formal workshops & seminars on a variety of topics
One-on-one coaching or working with a mentor
Lectures, interviews & panel discussions
How-to manuals, guides & FAQs
Podcasts & videos - I like to learn at my own pace
Thank you for completing this survey. Please email J. Harriot at professionaljmh@aol.com if you have questions.

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