Associations & Organizations
Bridgewater State University
- Business Plans Handbook(print and free online and in the SANDBOX! [see the Gale Small Business Resource Center])
- Morebusiness.comIncludes information and sample business and marketing plans.
Industry Analysis Resources on the Web
- Thomas RegisterIncludes product information and market trends for various industries. Annual survey “Industry Market Barometer” shows where reporting companies are, where they have been and where they are heading.
- KnowThis.com: Marketing Virtual LibraryIncludes a range of marketing information including marketing research and promotion.
- Business.govThe Official Business Link to the U.S. Government
- Business Owner's Toolkit."Total know-how for small business."
- Catalog of Federal Domestic AssistanceInformation on social programs and funding provided by the U.S. Government.
- Cayenne Consulting. Entrepreneur's LibraryA directory of resources for entrepreneurs.
- CEO ExpressA wealth of information access points for businesses.
- Encyclopedia of Small Business (print and free online)A Thomson/Gale encyclopedia that covers small business issues including accounting and outsourcing.
- EntrepreneurAll kinds of tips on starting and growing your business.
- NYPL Small Business Resource CenterGreat source of small business information.
- Small Business Center.Place to find small business resources and information.
- Small Business Knowledge Base Extensive Business Resources OnlineProvides links to many valuable resources.
- Yelpconsumer feedback
CrunchbaseData on what some large companies are investing in.
- Entrepreneur MagazineProvides a wealth of information including: start up information, business, advertising and marketing plans. (Financing)
- Inc. - StartupsThe Daily Resource for Entrepreneurs.
- Library of Congress Business Reference Services. The Entrepreneur's Reference Guide to Small Business Information. 3rd ed.Includes information on how to get started to how to stay current.
- U.S. Census BureauStatistics on income, trade, economic indicators and more.
- U. S. Department of Commerce.Good source for economic statistics and analysis.
- U. S. Dept. of Commerce / Economic and Statistics Administration. Economic Indicators.A collection of statistical reports on selected industries.
- U. S. Small Business Bureau. Research and Statistics Office of Advocacy.Resource links include: The State of Small Business: A Report of the President, Small Business Economic, Characteristics of Small Business Owners and Employees Indicators and many more.
- Business. gov -- Start a BusinessProvides legal and regulatory information.
- StartupNationIncludes a wealth of information on starting and marketing a business