Click on These Useful Links
Web sites to help small businesses succeed:
Census Bureau provides plenty of economic and demographic reports.
Federal government provides a one-stop site that links to all federal sites helpful to businesses.
SCORE is a nationwide volunteer organization that provides free business counseling and low-cost classes for business owners and people exploring entrepreneurship.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is a valuable resource for inventors and creators of new products, software and for companies seeking to protect trade names.
U.S. Small Business Administration is the federal agency that leverages its name to provide loans, federal taxes, resource guide, information and other assistance to small business owners. This is the entry point for small business innovation research (SBIR) grants and help minorities.
National Association for the Self-Employed is a membership organization providing legislative updates, articles, insurance and more to micro business owners.
International Franchise Association is a member trade organization for franchisors, franchisees and suppliers to franchises. Search its database of franchises.
American Association of Franchisees & Dealers is trade group for fair franchising giving tips, programs and resources especially for franchisees.
is CCH Small Business a site has excellent planning and general information for small business and emphasizes finances and tax information. They will send you a very useful newsletter by email.
, are websites provided by the Kaufman Foundation. These websites have lots of useful information and www.fasttrac.org provides start-up training programs for entrepreneurs. Kaufman Foundation for Entrepreneurial Leadership & www.entreworld.com
is the Wall Street Journal Center for Entrepreneurs Start Up Journal
is the web’s best resource for expert advice & information to help you start, manage, finance, and grow your small business. All Business
is all about Business. Get advice, tools, and services that help your small business grow. Inc. Magazine
is for Legal self help. A lot of good legal information for small business. Nolo Press
Incorporation Information makes it easy to incorporate a business or form an LLC online. My Corporation
is the gateway to statistics from 100 Federal Agencies FedStats
provides capital to business in western Pennsylvania to have an impact in the region and encourage entrepreneurship. CL Fund
American Business Women’s Association ABWA
National Association of Women Business Owners Nawbo
Provides resources for women interested in starting home based businesses and other ways to work at home. Women’s Work
NASE National Association of the Self Employed
Non-profit organization supporting and educating the small business community. National Business Association
is the information source for independent entrepreneurs and companies serving the SOHO (small office/home office) market. Working Solo
News, commentary and information from perspective of business as a primary source of progress and social prosperity. US Chamber of Commerce
A free community of experts and entrepreneurs to help small business owners find ideas, answers, encouragement and inspiration. American Association of Home-Based Businesses
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