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Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

Asian Pacific American Chamber of Commerce

Offers a list of links for Asian American entrepreneurs and businesses, networking and career resources, and tips for businesses hoping to expand from the U.S. into Asia, or from Asia into the U.S. Some resources require membership for access.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Asian American Entrepreneurs; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Asian Americans In Business

Asian American Business Development Center

Asian American Business Development Center

Business news and informational booklets on public advocacy, international trade, and business partnerships from an organization promoting Asian American-owned businesses in the domestic and international markets.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Asian American Entrepreneurs

IRS.gov Home

IRS.gov Home

The main site for U.S. Internal Revenue Service on the Web. This site contains a great deal of information for both individual and business taxpayers, as well a downloadable tax forms, instructions and IRS publications. Individuals can use an interactive tool Tax Trails to find out the answers to frequently asked questions about exemptions, deducti …
Subject: Business & Economics–Tax–United States Federal; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance

The Business Start Page

The Business Start Page

The Business Start Page is suggested by its author as a page from which the business owner can launch his work on the internet, rather than “surfing” around trying to find useful business information. The page has little original content but is regularly updated and contains links useful to business people. A section called The Virtual Desk links t …
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Northwest Business Monthly Magazine

Northwest Business Monthly Magazine

Online version of this monthly regional magazine covering business news relevant to four Washington state counties: Whatcom, Skagit, Island and San Juan. Encompasses full-text content of the most current issue and back issues from 2005 forward.
Subject: Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Pacific States (Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, Washington); Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Office of Women’s Business Ownership

Office of Women’s Business Ownership

The Office of Women’s Business Ownership and its website offer support to entrepreneurs, “especially women who are economically or socially disadvantaged.” Features include online training, counseling, directories, and links to other helpful resources.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Yahoo Small Business

Yahoo Small Business

News, tips, and articles for small business owners. Topics include getting started, marketing, online business, management, legal and financial issues. Also offers a business dictionary and web domains for small businesses.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

NativeEDGE

NativeEDGE

Web portal offering business news, resources, and networking opportunities to facilitate economic development in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Provides a database of clients and contractors, Native career and business publications, multimedia presentations, and job resources.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Native Americans In Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Native American Entrepreneurs

F??ilte Ireland Business Tools

F??ilte Ireland Business Tools

“Website for Irish tourism and hospitality businesses, and the people who support and advise them. The site offers free access to a range of action-focused resources, including practical information guides, downloadable templates, useful calculators, time-saving interactive tools, and quick tips.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–Europe Travel & Tourism; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Ireland; Business & Economics–Industry–Hotels And Lodging

Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology

Swedish Institute of Assistive Technology

Formerly the Swedish Handicap Institute, the SIAT works to provide access to well-functioning assistive technology that will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities. It works to stimulate research, analyze needs and encourage the testing of assistive technology by providing information and training to professionals in such technol …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–International Government & Intergovernmental Groups; Health & Medical Sciences–Health Care Issues; Regional & Country Information–Europe–Scandinavia; Health & Medical Sciences–Disabilities

Inc.com

Inc.com

Inc.com contains resources, handpicked by Inc.com editors, on specific business-management issues. Use them to discover strategies for starting, growing, and running your business more effectively and successfully.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Hostel Management

Hostel Management

“The mission of HostelManagement.com is to provide a resource for hostel managers/owners, and people who are interested in information about how to open new backpacker hostels. This web site is intended to promote international hostels and hostelling, especially in places where hostelling is underdeveloped.”
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Reference–Experts & How-To

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Initiative

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Initiative

Information for disabled veteran small business owners seeking federal government business opportunities. Links to websites and instructions on getting listed with the Federal Supply Service and navigating the contracting process.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Entrepreneurs With Disabilities; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government

Restaurant Report

Restaurant Report

Catering to the independent restaurant owner, this site provides information on restaurant management as well as tips on how to deliver “outstanding local dining experiences!” Restaurant Report is a sister site to RunningRestaurants.com and is the publisher of a major industry e-newsletter. Offers a wealth of information, including: 25 top ranked i …
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Entertainment & Leisure–Food–Restaurants

Industry Canada

Industry Canada

Canada’s department of industry site offers resources for businesses and consumers. Program areas include developing industry and technology capability, promoting investment and trade, promoting tourism and small business development, and setting rules and services that support the effective operation of the marketplace.
Subject: Business & Economics–International Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services

CCH Business Owner’s Toolkit

CCH Business Owner’s Toolkit

A resource for small business owners that covers topics like starting your business and managing finances. Provides access to a wide variety of business tools, including forms and model business plans. The section of the site that offers business reports and trademark/patent searches requires registration and fees.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Ladies Who Launch

Ladies Who Launch

Resources, webinars, an online community, and lifestyle features for women entrepreneurs. Free online articles, links, and tips on all aspects of starting and running a business, from financing and planning to marketing and legal issues.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs

Asian Small Businesses & Self Employment

Asian Small Businesses & Self Employment

Article written by a sociology professor on Asian-American self-employment and issues that confront business owners. Discusses characteristics of Asian-American businesses and their evolution. Includes links to census data and a list of books for further reading on the topic.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Asian American Entrepreneurs; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Asian Americans In Business

Celebrating African American Business Leaders: Past, Present and Future

Celebrating African American Business Leaders: Past, Present and Future

An partially annotated bibliography on black business leaders, compiled by the Library of Congress in conjunction with Black History Month.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–African Americans In Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–African American Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs

Women Entrepreneurs

Tips, articles, and advice from an association comprised of retired executives and business owners offering their expertise to young entrepreneurs. Website provides start-up guidelines, management tools, and networking opportunities.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs

National Hispanic Business Information Clearinghouse

National Hispanic Business Information Clearinghouse

Articles and training videos on all aspects of starting and running a small business, from financing and business plans to marketing, procurement, and technology. Also offers tools for demographic research, business directories, and news.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Hispanic American Entrepreneurs

Hispanic SMB

Hispanic SMB

Articles and multimedia resources for “Latino-owned enterprises”. How-to videos and articles on marketing, finance, human resources, technology, and more are available with registration. Recent news and articles are free.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Hispanic American Entrepreneurs

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Organization offering resources and programs to “assist the economic development of Hispanic firms.” Website offers policy and legislation updates, lists of procurement opportunities, tools and tips for advocating Hispanic businesses, and information on the USHCC’s training programs.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Hispanic Americans In Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Hispanic American Entrepreneurs

DiversityBusiness

DiversityBusiness

Magazine published by an association of minority-owned businesses throughout the United States. Publishes articles on diversity in business, including the annual “Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” and “Top 500 Diversity Owned Companies in America.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Business & Economics–Businesspeople

WomenEntrepreneur.com

WomenEntrepreneur.com

Articles on money and finance, growing a business, human resources and management, marketing, start-ups, technology, time management, and more. Also features success stories of women-owned businesses.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs

Small Business Resources for Women in Business

Small Business Resources for Women in Business

Networking tools for women business owners, and many resources and articles on planning, financing, managing, and promoting a small business.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs

Women-owned Business Economic Research

Women-owned Business Economic Research

Research studies on women-owned business, published by the U.S. Small Business Administration Office of Advocacy. Papers include statistical and demographic information in addition to discussing more general social issues. Most are PDF downloads.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs

The Abilities Fund

The Abilities Fund

Non-profit organization providing loans to small businesses owned by people with disabilities. Website offers articles and tips on choosing a business idea, funding a start-up, running a home office, navigating social security benefits, partnerships, networking, and more.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Entrepreneurs With Disabilities

Start-Up USA

Start-Up USA

Resources and training for people with disabilities seeking to start a business. Online courses and recent webcasts require payment and registration, but archived webcasts are free. Case studies and fact sheets on developing a business plan, marketing, and other self-employment topics are also freely available.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Entrepreneurs With Disabilities

Women in Business Radio

Women in Business Radio

Free online radio show focusing on women who have started their own businesses. Each segment includes an interview with a small business owner, designed to provide insight into various professions while highlighting issues like time management, creativity, and personal development.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Women Entrepreneurs; Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesswomen; Social Sciences–Gender & Sexuality–Women–Careers

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention

Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports and Job Retention

Research and resources on work supports that assist people with disabilities in maintaining employment and advancing their careers. Offers free online courses for workers and human resources professionals, and extensive information on reasonable accommodations, self-employment, assistive technology, rehabilitation, and more.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Businesspeople With Disabilities; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Entrepreneurs With Disabilities; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management–Human Resources

Native American Banking Resource Directory

Native American Banking Resource Directory

List of websites and contact information for organizations interested in lending, investing, or providing retail financial services in Native American communities. Topics include commercial and family lending, financial literacy, and Native American financial institutions.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Native Americans In Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Native American Entrepreneurs; Business & Economics–Banking

Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy

Native Nations Institute for Leadership, Management, and Policy

Research institute exploring economic development in Native communities and providing education and policy analysis on the issues affecting Native nations. Research papers, policy analyses, case studies, and other publications care available as free PDF downloads.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Native American Entrepreneurs; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Native American

SBA Office of Native American Affairs

SBA Office of Native American Affairs

Division of the Small Business Administration (a government agency) devoted to helping Native American businesses succeed. Offers a primer for starting a business and information on federal contracting, financial assistance, laws, and training.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Native American Entrepreneurs

ONABEN – A Native American Business Network

ONABEN – A Native American Business Network

Organization that seeks to “increase the number and success of private businesses owned by Native Americans.” Website offers small business and tribal news, articles, links, and information on grants and loans for Native American-owned businesses.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Native American Entrepreneurs

The Law & Your Business

The Law & Your Business

Advice from the American Bar Association on legal issues involved in running a business from your home.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States

Managing a Small Business

Managing a Small Business

This site, from a commercial publisher of business books and CD-ROMs, has useful articles and tips for small business owners, many of which are excerpts from the company’s products, but are meaty enough to be useful online. Tips on goal setting, managing people, managing yourself, being an entrepreneur, planning, marketing, cutting expenses, and mo …
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Senate Committee on Small Business

Senate Committee on Small Business

The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship reports on matters related to the Small Business Administration (SBA), and problems of American small business enterprises.
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–Senate Committees; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

House Committee on Small Business

House Committee on Small Business

“The House Permament Select Committee on Small Business was created just days before war broke out in 1941 to help small businesses participate in the federal defense production program. Since then, the House Committee on Small Business has engaged in expanding the participation of the entrepreneur and small business owner in the great American mar …
Subject: Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US Federal Government–Legislative Branch–House Committees; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

FindLaw for Small Business

FindLaw for Small Business

General and legal information relevant to small businesses. Its “Self Help Legal Guides” on topics such as “Business Formation”, “Business Planning”, “Finance”, and “Human Resources” include articles, web links, FAQs and forms.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States

The Network Journal

The Network Journal

Monthly print and online business magazine for Black professionals and business owners. News and articles on issues affecting business and the workplace; features on successful entrepreneurs and professionals; career and industry trends, entertainment, technology, and more.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–African Americans In Business; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–African American Entrepreneurs

Kansas City Small Business Monthly

Kansas City Small Business Monthly

News for small business and entrepreneurs in Kansas City. Features on marketing, technology, e-commerce, and business leader profiles.
Subject: Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Regional & Country Information–North America–United States–Midwest -Western (Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota); Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Inc. Magazine

Inc. Magazine

“Inc. and Inc. Technology are the premiere U.S. publications for entrepreneurship. Providing hands-on advice, case studies, and big-picture overviews on the state of small business in the U.S., the magazines have a print circulation of 660,000. You can sample a free issue of Inc. or renew your subscription right at inc.com.”
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Hispanic Business Magazine Online

Hispanic Business Magazine Online

Articles on Hispanic executives, Hispanic market trends, office technology reviews, financial news, and tools for networking and market research.
Subject: Business & Economics–Businesspeople–Hispanic Americans In Business; Social Sciences–Ethnicity, Culture, And Race–Latin American/Hispanic; Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship–Hispanic American Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneur

Entrepreneur

Magazine for entrepreneurs, featuring articles and advice on start-ups, financing, technology, web-based business, and small business management. Different version of magazine available in Spanish.
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs’ Help Page

Entrepreneurs’ Help Page

“This site is designed, created, and published by a group of young professionals. We put together our skills and knowledge to publish this site to help out other young people or inexperienced business people with good ideas and the desire to start their own business. This web site distributes basic information on legal, financial, and management i …
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship

Center for Business Planning

Center for Business Planning

“The Center for Business Planning provides any business manager or entrepreneur with a set of resources to help in creating a business or managing a business. Information is provided on every area of planning a business including: acquire venture capital, define new products, market analysis, competitive analysis, production management, tax problem …
Subject: Business & Economics–Small Business & Entrepreneurship; Business & Economics–Business Administration & Management