See if franchising is right for you.
This page offers information to help growing enterprises compete using sound business practices, establish business and marketing relationships, build product and service quality programs and enter international markets.
Incorporate or form an LLC Online with LegalZoom.com
Incorporating is one of the best ways a business owner can protect his or her personal assets. LegalZoom is nationally recognized as the #1 online legal document and filing service. We’ve been recommended by the Wall Street Journal, Larry King, ABC News, Fox News, USA Today, MSN, and Popular Science.
Industry Analysis and Marketing Plan Research
Enrich your business and marketing plan with financial analysis and marketing research from BizMiner. 900,000 online profiles analyze 16,000 lines of business at local and national levels. Find out why Business Week calls BizMiner “a data demon”. Research that helps you succeed!
Entrepreneur Magazine’s Small Business Square
An on-line small business publication that offers help in operating your own business.
EntreWorld – an entrepreneurial service of the Kauffman Foundation
This page says, ” We search every corner of the Web and deliver the best resources, so you can devote your attention to your business.”
Garage.com helps entrepreneurs and investors build great businesses.
IBM Business Partners
The “how to” guide to becoming an IBM business partner.
Inc. magazine’s on-line publication for entrepreneurship, with advice and perspectives.
Business Resource Center
Articles covering all facets of running a business, plus downloadable templates, product reviews and news.
National Federation of Independent Business
The National Federation of Independent Business is the nation’s largest advocacy organization representing small and independent businesses.
Business Resource Guide
Thomson.com is a shared Web service that hosts and provides critical tools for more than 35 publishers, including companies that are part of The Thomson Corporation as well others that are not, and for sites developed by non-profit organizations as well.
Internet Guide for Small Business
A guide to starting, financing, marketing, growing and dispensing of your business.
Here, you will find more than 1,250 business terms, organized and cross-referenced for your convenience.
Proposal writing for organizations bidding on government contracts. Free proposal checklist. Resources on proposal development; government contracting; grants; grantwriting; small, minority and women-owned business; international development and procurement.
Resource database relevant to business and organizational ethics
The Ethics Resource Center (ERC) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization whose vision is a world where individuals and organizations act with integrity. The mission of the Ethics Resource Center is to strengthen ethical leadership worldwide by providing leading-edge expertise and services through research, education and partnerships.
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
DisabilityInfo.gov is a comprehensive online resource designed to provide people with disabilities with the information they need to know quickly and easily. With just a few clicks, the site provides access to disability-related information and programs available across the government on numerous subjects, including civil rights, education, employment, housing, health, income support, technology, transportation, and community life.
Marketing, Sales, Management tips
Small Business Resources is your online library for articles and helpful advice, but it is also a forum for sharing opinions and experiences; asking and answering questions. Content is updated monthly. But our archives keeps everything for posterity — and for your easy retrieval.
Small Business Center and Portal
how-to advice & ideas for starting a small business, 350,000+ web site links; 2,500+ small business articles, forms & letters, resources…
Multi-source dictionary search service
Type a word in the blue search box that appears at the top of every page and then click the ‘Look it up’ button. This will perform a search for the word in the several dictionaries hosted on our site.
Small business resource site
For small businesses, Office.com is a gateway for finding practical information on how to run or start a business, best-of-breed business products and services, and links to resources on how to transform their companies into thriving businesses. At Office.com, users search for relevant news that affects their industry and companies and can access more than 500 databases from the worlds leading electronic information services such as Dun & Bradstreet, Lexis-Nexis and more.
Small business resources by state
BUZGate is a leading branded business-to-business resource portal and one of the most demographically targeted communities on the Internet. As a portal, BUZGate provides an easy-to-use comprehensive online network of public and private resource providers offering information, goods and services tailored to the interests and needs of small and medium-sized businesses.