International

Looking back on National Small Business Week 2022

West Virginia small businesses know a thing or two about “Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship", as nearly 99 percent of businesses in the Mountain State are considered small and they employ nearly half of the private sector workforce. Therefore it was fitting the U.S. Small Business Administration to...

Exporting: A big opportunity for West Virginia small businesses

Exporting isn’t just for big companies. Small and medium businesses represent 97 percent of the 270,290 businesses that engaged in international sales in 2020, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. West Virginia exports reached a total of $4.6 billion in 2020. Of the 134 countries West Virginia exported to in 2020,...

Welcome to WV BusinessLink

While there’s typically a celebration with public officials, banners, balloons, and a production made around the opening of large corporate offices across the country, most small business owners receive less attention when they are starting their enterprise. The small business process goes from an idea to conversations with family and...