New York, NY (PressExposure) August 07, 2009 -- Small business association, The National Association of Small Business Professionals, has announced that it will offer ongoing free memberships to small business start ups, in an effort to spark entrepreneurship during these troubled economic times. With the current unemployment rate topping 9.6%, many more Americans are seeking out self employment as a viable alternative for weathering the worst economic recession since World War II.
In a statement issued by the small business association's founder, Start Up Business Consultant Kimberly Kelly, "The main objectives and goals of this free offer is to help budding entrepreneurs and new small business owners beat the odds of failure through education and empowerment."
The Mission of The National Association of Small Business Professionals
The mission of this small business association is devoted to helping new entrepreneurs learn how to start a business and succeed in any economic climate, through a variety of methods that include:
â¢ Training Materials - Free ebooks and reports on starting, managing and growing a successful small business start up.
â¢ Free Financial Planning Information and Advice â Learn about funding options available to micro-business startups, as well as how to obtain free sources of start up funding.
â¢ Free Professional Consultation - A one-on-one consultation with a Certified Start Up Consultant is accessible to all members.
New small businesses are also introduced to a variety of effective, money-saving strategies for stretching their marketing dollars and leveraging new business opportunities to foster healthy and continuous growth.
This free membership offer is available beginning today to any new small business, in operation three years or less. To apply for free membership, interested applicants should visit The National Association of Small Business Professionals at http://www.join-nasbp.com