Business Link

Free one-on-one business advice.

Our team of in-house small business experts can help you navigate the process of starting and running a business with free one-on-one advice. Whether you’re just starting out and have no idea what to do next, or you’re an established business owner, our business strategists will help you find the answers to all your questions. If we don’t know the answers, we’ll connect you with someone who does.

You have questions about starting or running a small business. We’ve got answers.

We can help you:

  • Understand and navigate the startup process, including regulations and licensing
  • Explore strategies to be successful in starting or running your business
  • Learn about your financing options, marketing and sales strategies, HR, and more
  • Find the most relevant resources and supports in the business community

Why call us?

We are experts when it comes to starting or running a business in Alberta. Each year, we help thousands of aspiring and established small business owners start and build a thriving business. We’ve been doing it for more than 26 years and work with our partners to ensure you have the right information, tools, and resources to succeed.

What our clients are saying:

I didn’t know what to expect when I called Business Link and was very impressed with the service I received. David was knowledgeable on the technical subject matter and passionate about providing assistance which was both helpful and thorough. Very satisfied and impressed with the level of service.

I highly recommend Business Link for help with your small business questions. The service provided is so incredible. I felt really listened to and came out with so much valuable information. I am so excited that this service exists. I will definitely be using them for future advice in the future. I feel more confident about setting up my business.

Small business resources and tools

Whether you’re just getting started or have an established business, we’ve got free resources and tools that can help you build a thriving business. Access our free interactive Business Plan Builder, webinar recordings, small business basics videos, and downloadable guides featuring topics like start-up steps, marketing, and financial management.

Our services for small business owners

Whether you have specific “how to” questions or are just feeling a little lost, we can help. We’ve been helping Alberta small businesses start and thrive for more than 25 years, and are eager to help you too.

Programs designed around the challenges you face today.

Our programs are constantly evolving to help you with your small business needs.

Ready to take the next step? Reach out to our team today.

Our team of small business experts knows how exciting and overwhelming entrepreneurship can be. Don’t fret—we’ve got your back. We’ll help you navigate the process with free one-on-one advice and support via email, the phone, or video chat. We can help you:

Explore strategies to successfully run and grow your business

Learn about your financing options, marketing and sales strategies, HR, and more

Access specialized services for Indigenous and immigrant entrepreneur

Get connected with the most relevant resources and supports in the business community

Review and update your business plan