Angelo State University's Small Business Development Center is offering a seminar for business startups. 'Ready..Set...Go...Essentials to Business Startup' is an eight week seminar that starts this Thursday at the Business Resource Center located at 69 North Chadbourne in San Angelo.

For residents looking to turn business ideas into reality, the ASU-SBDC staff will present comprehensive basics of starting a new business for entrepreneurs and new business owners. The seminar will help answer questions about basic business startup and share resources to help residents along the way. Seminar highlights include the basics of writing a business plan, how to estimate start-up costs, contacts and resources needed and more. Attendees will receive an 'Essentials of Starting a New Business' Workbook, 'Starting a Business in San Angelo' guide and a business plan summary.

The cost of the seminar is $75. For more information, call the Angelo State University - Small Business Development Center at 325-942-2098 or log on to www.sbdc.angelo.edu.