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Open Market's Commercial Sites
A very large searchable database of commercial sites.
Let's Talk Business Network
LTBN. The Internet's first syndicated Real-Audio program focused on
small business issues. Includes an "Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame."
Executive Suite Offices for Lease
Complete info for over 2000 offices nation and worldwide. Includes
prices, amenities, contacts and photos.
Business Forum Online
A source of a great deal of information for small businesses and entrepreneurs
-- has links to dozens of great sites.
Search over eleven million lists. Get data on consumers, manufacturers,
the bio-tech industry etc.
Includes databases for hunting for new business. Great for fund
raising or researching.
ELF Search Screen
MSU's research bibliography on entrepreneurship. Contains over 600
bibliographic citations and popular periodicals dealing with entrepreneurship.
Sell your goods and services to Uncle Sam. The Federal Marketplace
is a one-stop source of information to assist businesses in selling
products and services to the federal government. They have the Internet's
only database of active federal contracts (with detailed information
on approximately .5 million federal contract actions).
Provides an overview of federal government Web and telnet sites
National Technology Transfer Center
Home Page (NTTC)
NTTC is the hub of a national network linking U.S. companies with
Office of the Whitehouse
U.S. Business Advisor
The U.S. Business Advisor exists to provide business with one-stop
access to federal government information, services, and transactions.Their
goal is to make the relationship between business and government
Microsoft Small Business
Check out Microsoft's solutions and information for small businesses
- updated monthly.
Need to do some corporate research? Hoovers Online has been dubbed
"The reigning King of Corporate Profiles." Over 14,000 company
Has over 50,000 job listings that can be easily searched by geographical
location and by type of employment wanted. Can help employers find
Monster Board Canada
The premier online resource for Canadian job seekers. Based in Montreal.
The Monster Board Canada is a flagship product of the Interactive
Division of TMP Worldwide one of the world's largest yellow pages
and recruitment advertising agencies. Helps Jobs seekers find the
ideal job or career and employers find qualified candidates.
U.S Patent and Trademark
General patent and trademark information and other resources (this
site is always busy).
ARI Trademark Research
If you need someone to research your trademark application, give
this Fountain Valley, California firm a click.
MicroPatent Patent Server
Need patent and trademark information or conduct a trademark search?
This service provides access to any U.S. patent issued since 1976.
The patents can be searched online for free and downloaded for a
This site covers areas such as recent Supreme Court decisions, the
Paris Convention for the Protection of Intellectual Property and
general U.S. and international trademark law and regulations. Maintained
by Cornell University's Legal Information Institute, this site also
provides excellent links to other resources.
Although this site reads like an encyclopedia, it does provide in-depth
information on patent law. Also provides links to related sites,
like the U.S. Patent and Copyright office.
An outstanding site for technology and business news, Internet resources
and learning, as well as a variety of related business and technology
Good case studies and access to tools.
All Business Network
Provides in-depth information for anyone thinking about starting a
Contains news, directories, classifieds, articles, databases, international
buyer-seller connections and BizWiz!
American Society of Association
Links to professional and trade organizations important to Small
Features tips for on-line marketers. Also features business
opportunities, world trade leads and a business card bulletin board.
Includes links to business related sites.
Works to help its members develop trade with Mexico and Central
and South America; based in Texas.
Related to Business Use of the Internet
Author Rhonda Abrhams offers columns on small business topics.
Small Business Supersite
How-to articles, site listings, and free fax time. Also lists trade
Find out everything you've always wanted to know about TV. Includes
links to U.S. TV Stations with Home Pages.
Virtual Business Link Business
The Virtual Business Link is operated by The Business Link a joint
effort between the Canadian Federal and Alberta Provincial governments.
This organization is committed to the success of the entrepreneurial
dream and fostering economic development for the benefit of Albertans.
This site contains useful business information and trends, answers
to frequently asked questions, a virtual
library where you can read and download documents to help you
with your business planning, and a collection of hot links.
SBDC National Resources
The Research Network provides research support to over 900 Small Business
Development Centers throughout the United States, including a list
of valuable world wide web links to entrepreneurship resources.
Arizona Small Business
Development Center Network
This network, a partnership of 10 community colleges and the SBA,
operates 36 service delivery sites throughout Arizona and provides
over 4,500 small business owners and prospective owners with counseling,
training, referrals and tools. Check them out to see if they can
Arkansas Small Business
Sacramento Small Business Development Center
Workshops, education, networking, consulting: Valuable tools for
Maui's Small Business Development
Offers a variety of services to aid entrepreneurs interested in
starting new businesses on the Hawaiian island. The core services
are free of charge and monthly follow-up workshops are provided,
at minimal cost.
Features "An Entrepreneur's Handbook.
Wilkes University Small
Business Development Center
Includes information about the Center and its services, in addition
to links to various Internet business resources.
WIU Small Business Development
Individual business counseling and group training support for business
people in western Illinois.
Internet Business Solutions
Includes a helpful reference library.
Minority Business Association Hotline
The M.B.A. Hotline is a new service that helps people find qualified
minority businesses nationwide by calling one easy to remember 800
Marketing Resource Center
A center created to provide valuable resource material to assist small
business operators in growing their business. Includes a database
of online newspapers and magazines.
ISO 9000 Information
ISO (International Organization for Standardization), the very same
body that developed the ISO 9000 standards for quality management
and quality assurance, offers the ISO 9000 News Service to give the
facts on ISO 9000.
Successful Business Planning
in 30 Days combines the best features and benefits of the The
Entrepreneurs' Guidebook Series in an easy-to-use format! It
is a key tool in getting you informed, getting you motivated, and getting
your business plan written and your business started!