Seventy percent of all small businesses fail in the first year; 70% of the remaining fail in the next five. You are a survivor and have beaten the odds. You have done so through a willingness to do whatever it takes, technical knowledge in your industry and some luck. To help you reduce your reliance upon luck you need access to numerous resources and the best possible advice. Unfortunately few small business owners can afford expensive, professional consultants. The Fremont Group is a non-profit organization with the mission to bring quality professional services to all small business owners. We recommend that you utilize our telephone/part-time consulting services. We also recommend resources that make a difference. We recommend the CRM software and the publications found on our web site ( and we recommend the resources available at the link below. For less than $150 per month you can receive access to legal and tax advice; you can have your documents reviewed by attorneys; you can have access to numerous webinars to train you in every aspect of your business; you can maintain your corporate formalities and establish proper HR materials and procedures—and more. The Fremont Group uses these materials in a weekly educational training session or you can use them yourself. Check out the link below. Consider using them together with The Fremont Group services or on your own and feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have.