Business Resources SCORE’s Targeted Resource Index for Information by SubjectSCORE has assembled Web-wide links to provide you with an easy way to search the Web for information that may be helpful to your business. You can find small business information with a quick and easy click from the list below.
A: Associations: Searchable option of trade associations around the world.
B: Businesses & Business Plans: Super Pages is a very good site to Find businesses and Find people. Business Plan Samples: Samples of completed business plans for various types of businesses. Business Plan Software: Free shareware and software for writing a business plan with template and tools for business planning, financial projections and strategy development. Business Publications: Search online for articles from current business publications. Business Utility Zone Gateway: BUZGate is a free state-by-state gateway that connects individuals to the resources they require for starting, growing and succeeding in business.
C: Computer Help: Learn how to save money on your small business computer support costs at smallbiztechtalk.com Corporate Turnaround has helped thousands of smaller companies find financing, settle past-due debts, resolve tax problems and avoid bankruptcy.
D: Domain Naming: From registering your domain name to getting your business on the web, Corporate Domains has the tools to get your business online quickly, easily and affordably.
E: E-Merging Business: E-Merging Business magazine, features rich content about all facets of entrepreneurship. Look for the e-b guides throughout the magazine, which hightlight useful hotlinks for small business people.
I: Independent Contractor:Frequently Ask Questions on hiring an independent contractor. Cover the IRS definition of Independent Contractors. Incorporate in any state: A detailed guide on how to incorporate in any state.
P: Patents: The comprehensive discussion prepared by the U.S. Patent and Trademark office.
R: Recruiting: Get help finding employees or listing job openings using CareerBuilder.
S: Small Business Terms: Visit the The Washingtonpost.com Business Glossary to familiarize yourself with business and industry terms. Organized alphabetically. Starting a Business: Thinking like an Entrepreneur is a site authored by a small business professional writer. Check out the online guide to starting a business, from developing the business plan, to choosing the insurance company.
T: Trademark Search: Use this site to search the U.S. Patent and Trademark database. Pre-registration is required.Trade Shows: Find trade shows, exhibitors and suppliers or add your event to the searchable industry trade show database at the Trade Show News Network. Trade Shows: Add your trade show to this site listing events internationally, read industry white papers and take a look at feature articles at scheduleearth.
W: Web Site Development: Learn all the how-tos of starting, marketing, selling and maintaining your small business Web site at Poor Richard’s Web Site. WVOX Radio Every 2nd & 4th Wed. 11:30-12PM,ET Web Partner: Get real-time, competitive intelligence designed to maximize e-commerce revenue from www.webpartner.com, a company whose web-based services are tailored to the needs of business professionals directly responsible for online revenue.
Z: ZIP Codes: Provided by U.S. Postal service. Search by City or Zip code.