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Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some of these organizations, including us!

City of New Orleans Department of Economic Development

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Mission is to attract, retain, and grow business in New Orleans. We envision an inclusive economy where all New Orleanians have access to quality amenities in their neighborhoods and a good-paying job. Learn more

Greater New Orleans Inc. Regional Economic Development

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GNO, Inc. works together with the business community; local, state, and federal governments; and other regional stakeholders to coordinate, consolidate, and catalyze action on key issues and opportunities that maximize job and wealth creation and retention, are relevant to the region as a whole, and create systematic impact. Learn more

Full list of Small Business Financial and Technical Assistance Providers

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Visit NOLABAs website for a full list of resource providers to help start or grow your business in New Orleans. Learn more

American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI)

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The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) is the only national cross-industry measure of customer satisfaction in the United States. This strategic economic indicator is based on customer evaluations of the quality of goods and services purchased in the United States and produced by domestic and foreign firms with substantial U.S. market shares. The ACSI measures the quality of economic output as a complement to traditional measures of the quantity of economic output. Learn more

U.S. Small Business Administration

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If you are a small business owner, you need to know how your business stacks up with the competition in order to succeed. SizeUp will help you manage and grow your business by benchmarking it against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and suppliers, and locating the best places to advertise. Learn more

Barnes Reports

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Barnes Reports provides cost-effective and timely studies on the largest manufacturing, retail, wholesale and services industries and consumer buying trends in the United States and the World. Learn more

Valuation Resources - Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

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Sources for industry analysis, trends, statistics, and forecasts for a wide range of industries, with information provided for each resource including the name of the source or publisher, a brief description of its primary features, and any information that is available free online. Learn more

Louisiana Library Connection

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Established in 1998, the Louisiana Library Connection databases are a collection of online subscription databases that are provided to the people of Louisiana by the State Library. The databases are chosen to cover the widest range of informational needs, providing educational and research materials for the elementary, high school and college student well into the undergraduate and graduate levels. The databases also include many prestigious academic journals for the research professional. Crucial and strategic information is likewise included for the small business owner and the consumer. Learn more

The Data Center

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The Data Center is the most trusted resource for data about Southeast Louisiana. Founded in 1997, we are fully independent, and we are experts at bringing data together from multiple sources. In doing so, we are uniquely able to step beyond the limits of analyzing data from just one perspective and take a 360–degree look at issues that matter most to our region from the government, business, nonprofit, and community perspective. Learn more

Regional Planning Commission (Transportation)

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The Regional Planning Commission for Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John, St. Tammany and Tangipahoa Parishes, is a 54 member board of local elected officials and citizen members, appointed to represent you on regional issues. This board is supported by a staff of 18 professionals with broad experience, and doctorates or masters degrees, in a variety of areas including urban and regional planning, community development, economics, engineering, government, history, law, landscape architecture, political science, sustainable development, transportation, geography and other disciplines. Learn more

U.S. Small Business Administration

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Market research and competitive analysis. Market research helps you find customers for your business. Competitive analysis helps you make your business unique. Combine them to find a competitive advantage for your small business. Learn more

National Equity Atlas

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Equity is more than the right thing to do—it is an absolute economic imperative. The National Equity Atlas is a first-of-its-kind data and policy tool for the community leaders and policymakers who are working to build a new economy that is equitable, resilient, and prosperous. Learn more

Minority Business Development Agency

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MBDA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that promotes the growth of minority-owned business through the mobilization and advancement of public and private sector programs, policy, and research. Learn more

Entergy Louisiana Site Selection Center

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Louisiana’s business climate combines an extensive collection of competitive advantages: customized workforce training, low business operating costs, expansive infrastructure and direct access to raw materials and markets, creating an ideal environment for success. You can view Certified Sites here. Learn more

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