Small-business Internet resources
The NASE believes that keeping our members educated and up-to-date is one of our top priorities. To help our members, we have developed one of the finest directories of links to small-business sites that exists on the Web. Help us keep this among the best -- if you know of a site that should be added, send the URL to the NASE Web manager for review.
Association For Enterprise Opportunity -- The national association of organizations committed to microenterprise development. This association offers its members a forum, information, and a voice to promote enterprise opportunity for people and communities with limited access to economic resources.
Association of Small Business Development Centers -- Association committed to the development of small business throughout America. This site offers information about the ASBDC program as well as a listing of local Small Business Development Centers.
Entrepreneur.com -- Features daily news, message boards, interactive course work, an expert center, searchable database of opportunities and a free e-newsletter.
SBDC of Northeast Texas -- A site full of useful information for all entrepreneurs, not just Texans.
Barron's Online -- Includes market perspectives, investment ideas and expert insights for individuals.
CNN Money -- This site is brought to you by CNN.
MoneyHunter -- A venture capital/small business Web site that features extensive venture capital resources and links. The "Mentor" section features a prominent entrepreneur every week and their tips for other growing businesses.
Motley Fool -- Up-to-date news and commentary on the U.S. stock market as well as investment advice and bulletin-board dialogue.
Mutual Fund Guide -- Presented by The Mining Company, this site targets news and information specifically about mutual funds as well as from the general financial world
Mutual Funds Magazine Online -- If you're interested in mutual funds, you'll love this site!
Pathfinder -- Time Inc. Pathfinder site featuring magazines from the Time inc. family such as Time, CNN Money, and Fortune.
Small-Business and Commercial Finance Marketplace -- The Marketplace is a useful tool for small, medium and large companies to find the financial products and services that best suit their needs.
Smith Barney Access -- Provides information about investment ideas, financial planning, product and services information.
Better Business Bureau -- Provides a publications directory, members list and contact information for BBBs throughout the country. Other services include the bureau's newsletter, scam alerts and, of course, information about filing a complaint online.
Bplans.com - Business Planning Resource - Includes free sample business plans, sample marketing plans, plan outlines, tips, start-up business, financing, venture capital, and related information.
More Business.com -- A very comprehensive site containing information about marketing, management and financing a business.
Business Week -- Complete contents of the current issue of this business magazine, both domestic and international editions, plus BW Daily Briefing, BW Enterprise for Small Business and more.
BusinessWire -- Consider its Internet site a prime target if you are looking for recent goings-on of major U.S. corporations, including Fortune 1000 and Nasdaq companies.
CareerBuilder -- Provides one of the largest, high-traffic sources of employment information on the Internet for job seekers, employers and recruiters.
Inc. Online -- The online version of Inc. magazine, a great resource for finance, small-business, Internet and business technology information.
IRS Web site -- Links to resources and publications on the IRS Web site that are devoted to Micro-businesses and the self-employed.
IRS Digital Daily -- The IRS goes online with a surprisingly lighthearted and informative site.
IRS Small-Business Site -- This special section offers a broad range of resources for small businesses from tax tips to audit technique guides. There are also several helpful CD's with information on how to order a free copy.
FREE IRS Resources
Small Business Resource Guide CD -- The IRS, in conjunction with the Small Business Administration and other federal agencies, developed this fifth edition of "The Small Business Resource Guide" so that businesses can have a wealth of information readily available.
Publication 3995: Recognizing Illegal Tax Avoidance
Schemes -- This document alerts taxpayers to tax avoidance schemes typically promoted at investment or tax seminars, through the local media or on the Internet.
Concept Marketing Group -- Provides valuable resource material to assist small-business operators growing their business.
Service Corps Of Retired Executives (S.C.O.R.E.) -- This organization provides free, confidential, one-to-one counseling to small-business owners and those interested in starting businesses.
Small Business Administration -- Provides online help for U.S. small businesses, SBA offices and S.C.O.R.E. Information available includes training aids, government contract information and explanation of loan programs.
The Small Business Journal -- A magazine for entrepreneurs and small-businesses owners.
Smart Business Network Online -- Offers solutions to the daily challenges of growing a business; topics include management, finance, marketing, technology, health care and personnel.
Small Business Taxes and Management -- Provides tax and management guidance to small and medium sized businesses, updated daily, Monday thru Friday.
TaxWeb -- Consumer-oriented source for federal, state and local tax-related information and services.