As you probably already know, there are a LOT of business resources on the Web for small and mid-sized businesses. While it would be impossible to list them all here, we do highly recommend taking a look at the following when you have the time or the need (or even bookmarking them for future reference):
- AllBusiness.com – AllBusiness.com helps entrepreneurs, small and growing businesses, consultants and business professionals save time and money by addressing real-world business questions and presenting practical solutions.
- ASBDC (American Small Business Development Centers) – funded by the SBA, the ASBDC is the “most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories. The mission of the network is to help new entrepreneurs realize their dream of business ownership, and assist existing businesses to remain competitive in the complex marketplace of an ever-changing global economy.”
- Business.gov – “Business.gov is the U.S. Government’s official website for small businesses. Business.gov provides small business owners with information and resources they need to comply with laws and regulations, and to take advantage of government programs and services to help them start, expand and run their businesses.”
- Entrepreneur.com – Online entity for the popular small business publication. Information to help start, grow or manage a small business.
- NSBA (The National Small Business Association) – “a national nonprofit membership organization founded in 1937, representing America’s Small Business Companies and Entrepreneurs. Reaching more than 150,000 small businesses, NSBA is proud to be the first and oldest national small-business advocacy organization in the United States.”
- SBA (Small Business Administration) – “The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.”
- SCORE – “’Counselors to America’s Small Business’ is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small business start, grow and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).”