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WilmingtonMADE Powered By Wilmington Alliance

Online Business Directory

In 2020, Wilmington Alliance created WilmingtonMADE, which started as an online directory of Wilmington small businesses, to promote shopping local and small. 

Once added to the directory, business will receive a weekly WilmingtonMADE e-blast listing resources, events and funding opportunities just for entrepreneurs. 

Free Small Business Advising

The Delaware Small Business Development Center offers free expert one-on-one advising to business owners. Please register in order to receive no cost, confidential business counseling from our advisors. 

Our business counseling services are:

  • Effective - We have years of experience helping small businesses succeed

  • Confidential - All our clients, their businesses, and related information are kept strictly confidential - we will not sell or provide your information to anyone without your permission.

  • No Cost - Our business counseling services are provided at no cost to businesses and entrepreneurs

Back End Support Services for Small Businesses through the SBDC Pro Network

Back end operations are essential for any business to function. Examples include administration, accounting, personnel (HR or human resources), systems, document handling, automation and communications data processing.

Entrepreneurs will be connected to an SBDC Advisory who will assess your needs and connect you to an approved vendor who will provide the services to the business.

Marketing Support for Small Businesses

WilmingtonMADE entrepreneurs can apply for up to $500 dollars worth of marketing professional services. 

If selected, entrepreneurs can receive one of the following:


  1. Brand Kit: Professional logo design or redesign & corresponding brand package (fonts, colors, etc)

  2. Social Media & Brand Kit: Professional Logo, 2 Social media templates & Setup Social Automation

  3. Social Media Templates: 5 Custom templates to match your brand, Setup Social Automation

  4. Graphics Templates: 3 easily replicable Canva templates, aligned with business brand

  5. Social Media Strategy: Robust social media strategy & content calendars

  6. Starter Website: One page website with up to 7 sections, Content Creation for website (up to 5 sections) & Basic Search Engine Optimization

  7. Website Expert Consult: 5 hours of expert web design and/or copywriting services

  8. Professional Photography: of business, products and/or business owner.

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