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Small business how-to information, monthly articles on specialized topics and a long list of references to other sites of interest
Magazine for up-to-date business information
Links to various articles and websites on how to start and run a small business
Resources to help start, grow and succeed in business
Advice in many areas and business tools
Products, services and information to help entrepreneurs
From the Kauffman Foundation, starting or growing a business and articles on entrepreneurship. Entrepreneur’s Search Engine offering more than 1,000 web resources for small businesses.
Information, products, services, and on-line tools for small businesses
Source of exclusive business management information for experienced senior and middle management professionals.
Many links to government, business and economic development resources.  Also hosts a module training program.
Small business advice and tools
Source of information and help
Business advice, entrepreneur, business resources


Guide to 46,000 companies
E-marketplace for small business purchasing
Find companies and products manufactured in North America

Sales & Marketing

Marketing resources and tips.
Marketing research directory
Business development, community facts, real estate information
The Markets Division helps Colorado food and agricultural companies sell their products in local, regional, national and international markets.
Guidelines and news, direct marketing
Provider of Internet statistics and reports
Market research, federal statistics
Information on all companies in USA for sales leads, also mailing lists.
Dictionary of day-to-day marketing terminology
Excellent source of marketing advice
Advice and upcoming events from this trade association
Article on seven common point of sales mistakes
Resource for broadcasting PR materials
Data on shows and conferences, including e-commerce opportunities
Required to sell products in retail environment, UPC
Population counts, maps, demographic info with links to every region in U.S.
Sales leads and mailing lists – company profiles, industry reports, customer-base analysis, and prospect lists.

Search Engines



Educational Society for Resource Management — formerly American Production and Inventory Control Society – educational programs for organizational success
Some how-to information, especially helpful for Mac users.
Develop leading edge thinking and practice on contemporary business, technology, and knowledge management issues to facilitate organizational and individual performance, success, and fulfillment.
Grows the bioscience workforce, provides networking opportunities, educational and technical programs, creates corporate partnerships and finds investors.
Fosters innovation and growth for the technology industry
Expert financial and business volunteers whom mentor entrepreneurs working with innovative technologies.
Manufacturing information
Office templates – great business plan modelResource for broadcasting PR materials
The National Academies bring together committees of experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public. Four organizations comprise the Academies: the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council.
Mission is to promote U.S. innovation and industrial competitiveness by advancing measurement science, standards, and technology in ways that enhance economic security and improve our quality of life.
Publication by industry of NAICS, National Association of Industrial Classification Systems - replaces SIC
Federal programs that encourage small business to explore their technological potential and provide the incentive to profit from its commercialization.
Innovation is a buzzword these days, and with good reason: it's emerging as one of the most important duties of management. Contains stories, articles, links and useful resources.

Trade Groups

Leads, research, trade shows
Locates business assistance
Small business lobbying organization



Business Start-Ups

Online incorporation and LLC formationSmall lobbying organization
Resource center for owners of new businesses
One-stop incorporation service company – articles of incorporation, name registration, registered agent, and compliance tools
Good information of starting, running or buying businesses.
A resource that covers the costs involved in starting a business, becoming an entrepreneur, and more.


Franchise information and opportunities. & Franchise Market Magazine is the online component of Franchise Market Magazine, a national magazine being published in cooperation with SCORE®. lists franchises and business opportunities that are available to aspiring entrepreneurs.
Broker for franchises
Information on over 800 franchises

Home-Based Business

Have very good links, ideas, tips and resources.
No cost pre-screened work at home jobs, articles, videos & scam avoidance information.
Magazine for work at home moms
Information and services for and about home-based businesses.


Global online marketing services for importers and exporters
Products and policies

Internet/Web-Based Business

Domain Name Registration, Do it Yourself source
For people interested in doing business on the web. Freely shared information.
Domain Name Registration. Lists accredited registrars. Shop for needed services and price.
Domain Name Registration
Register a domain name for a business
For those interested in doing business on the Internet. Articles, links, tips and useful information.
Small business website design.

Minority-Owned/Disadvantaged Businesses

U.S. Department of Commerce
The SBSES is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy of the U.S. Department of Labor which provides information, counseling, and referrals about self-employment and small business ownership opportunities for people with disabilities.
A trade association for women business owners.  Research articles about women and minority businesses.


List of venture capital firms
Where and how to find capital for your business.
Boston Network of Business & Technology Investors
Venture capital and angel investor site
Network of angel investors and venture capitalists
Boston-based angel investment group that provides funding to early-stage technology-driven companies.
Non-profit organization that provides work space and training for the creative entrepreneur, business technology and a print lab, a youth entrepreneurship program, and lending programs.  The Creative Enterprise Revolving Loan Fund offers Denver artists and creative business owners a loan program (max. $20,000).
Links for small business lending
Venture capital and angel investor site



U.S. Government

The official U.S. gateway to all government information.
Search site for countless government-sponsored research reports, articles and publications


Links to IRS – answers to tax questions
2008 Section 179 Allowance Calculator to see how much you can save on new equipment purchases in 2008.


The ethical watchdog. Consumer business tips.


Health Insurance Association of America – guides on various types of insurance
Research, compare, apply for and purchase health insurance plans
Consumer guides for obtaining and keeping health insurance in each state
Small business insurance from several sources

Intellectual Property (Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights)

Site for free patent searching
Invention Promotion Firms – information on avoiding being scammed
Inventions Help
Business Plan in 30 days! Source for checklists. Buy the book.
Invention Development and Market Research. Buy the book.