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Small Business Guide to Exporting
The U.S. Small Business Adminstration's trade library provides information and resources to assist your business entering and competing in the global marketplace.
Small Business Advisors
U.S. Small Business Administration
First stop for small business information. Downloadable pamphlets and software, as well as SBA contact and program information.
Minnesota Small Business Development Centers
Assistance, consulting, and resources for Minnesota business owners and those just starting out.
Created for the small business owner, this site brings together information from over 40 federal agencies covering business development, financial assistance, laws and regulations, international trade, workplace issues, buying and selling, and taxes.
Edward Lowe Foundation
The foundation supports entrepreneurship by focusing on second-stage entrepreneurs and the belief that they are vital to the United States economy. The foundation also believes that these entrepreneurs have the best opportunity to succeed if they learn from their peers. To that end, it develops and delivers programs and information that help communities appreciate and support the growth of these entrepreneurs.
Resources for starting and supporting businesses. Links on entry strategies, business plans, and more. From the Kauffman Foundation for Entrepreneurship.
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation: Data Sources
Includes the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs, Business Dynamic Statistics, and more. From the Kauffman Foundation.
SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business
SCORE is the Service Corps of Retired Executives, which works in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration to advise and assist small business.
This site has nearly 1,500 articles on issues essential to running a business, over 200 business forms and agreements, calculators for estimating costs, checklists for decisions, and information in a variety of categories including human resources, insurance, and legal.