• Our Purpose

    Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) is a hub for business support and provides the tools entrepreneurs need to thrive. BBB and GoDaddy partnered to create BBB Blueprint as a self-paced learning experience with an easy-to-digest curriculum designed to help you launch your business. This free program removes barriers entrepreneurs encounter when searching for trustworthy and cost-free educational opportunities.

  • Start Today and Learn. . .

    BBB Blueprint will cover the basics of: Ideation and Ethical Value Propositions, Banking and Sales, Incorporation and Legal Preparedness , and Branding and Web Development. You can start today! The program can be completed in one long day or over a span of a few weeks. This is a self-paced learning platform. We encourage you to sit down and complete Blueprint over a weekend!

  • More About Us

    Our vision is to make entrepreneurship accessible for everyone so BBB Blueprint is free, courtesy of GoDaddy and Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest. By completing this program, you will receive a certificate that recognizes your achievement. BBB Blueprint is not a college course! If you have started or plan on starting a business BBB Blueprint is for you. This incubation program was created for busy people who want to turn their business idea into a reality.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Getting Started with Blueprint - Learn about the Blueprint and course structure is outlined

    • Getting Started | Welcome to Blueprint!

    • Getting to Know You | information collected will remain confidential and may be used for internal purposes and reporting to partner organizations | You may be contacted by BBB serving the Pacific Southwest for Events and Unique Opportunities.

  • 2

    Business Ideation and Values - Learn the essentials of a successful business. Craft your vision, mission, and values along with a business plan.

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES INTRO

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES- LESSON 1

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES - Lesson 1b

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES • LESSON 2

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES - LESSON 2 B

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES LESSON 2C

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES - LESSON 2 C

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES - LESSON 2 D

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES • LESSON 3

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES LESSON 3 B

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES LESSON 3C

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES LESSON 3 D

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES • LESSON 4

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES LESSON 4B

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES • LESSON 5

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES • LESSON 6

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES - LESSON 6 B

    • BUSINESS IDEATION AND VALUES LESSON 7

  • 3

    Evaluate Your Brand - How to build a strong brand, along with how brands influence customers and drive business

    • Evaluate your brand

    • EVALUATE YOUR BRAND • LESSON 1

    • EVALUATE YOUR BRAND • LESSON 2

    • EVALUATE YOUR BRAND • LESSON 3

    • EVALUATE YOUR BRAND • LESSON 4

    • EVALUATE YOUR BRAND • LESSON 5

    • EVALUATE YOUR BRAND • LESSON 6

  • 4

    Design a Great Website - Learn the tips and tricks to connect to new customers, design great websites, and optimize for sales

    • DESIGN A GREAT WEBSITE - INTRO

    • DESIGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 1

    • DESIGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 2

    • DESIGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 3

    • DESiGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 4

    • DESIGN A GREAT WEBSITE LESSON 4b

    • DESiGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 5

    • DESIGN A GREAT WEBSITE LESSON 5b

    • DESiGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 6

    • DESiGN A GREAT WEBSITE • LESSON 7

  • 5

    Learning the financials of business - Introduces the essentials of business banking, about different funding options, taxes, and more

    • Learning the financials of business

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 1

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 2

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 3

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 3 b

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 4

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 5

    • Learning the financials of business - Part 6

  • 6

    A Primer on Legal Requirements - Learn essential basic legal steps a business must take. Introduces terminology and different contract types.

    • Introduction

    • A Primer on Legal Requirements- Lesson 1

    • A Primer on Legal Requirements- Lesson 2

    • A Primer on Legal Requirements- Lesson 3

    • A Primer on Legal Requirements- Lesson 4

    • A Primer on Legal Requirements- Lesson 5

    • A Primer on Legal Requirements- Lesson 6

  • 7

    Sales Tips and Strategies / Microcontent

    • Sales Tips and Strategies

  • 8

    Get matched with a business coach or mentor / Microcontent

    • Get matched with a business coach or mentor

  • 9

    Wrapping Up

    • Wrapping Up / Congratulations

    • Check-In

    • BBB Blueprint Electives & Independent Courses

FAQ

  • When can I start BBB Blueprint?

    You can start today! The program can be completed in one long day or over a span of a few weeks. This is a self-paced learning platform. We encourage you to sit down and complete Blueprint over a weekend!

  • How much does BBB Blueprint cost?

    Our vision is to make entrepreneurship accessible for everyone so BBB Blueprint is free, courtesy of GoDaddy and Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest.