Resources

Accounting Terminology Guide: The guide will help you learn about accounting terms.

AccountingWEB: The site offers accounting industry news, information, tips, tools, resources and insight.

American Association of Franchisees and Dealers

Backpack: A web-based service that organize your company’s information with an ease.

Better Business Bureau: Browse or search for a business or charity’s reputation.

BizBuySell: The site will help you buy a franchise.

Bizwomen: An online community for women business executives and entrepreneurs to connect.

Business Owner’s Tool Kit: The tool kit offers 5,000+ pages of free tips on cost-cutting, step-by-step checklists, case studies, startup advice, and business templates to help small-business owners and entrepreneurs.

BrandChannel.com: BrandChannel.com offers global perspective on brands and the art of branding.

Chief Marketer: Chief Marketer offers marketing executives with insights into key marketing issues.

CPAdirectory: CPAdirectory is the largest online database of Certified Public Accountants.

Direct Marketing Association: The Direct Marketing Association is the largest trade association for businesses.

Electronic Frontier Foundation: Intellectual Property

Microsoft Small Business Center

Federal Trade Commission: Franchise and Business Opportunities: The site offers Guide to the FTC Franchise Rule, consumer alerts, Before You Buy pamphlets, and state disclosure requirements.

Franchise.com: The site offers available franchise opportunities.

Franchise Expo: The site offers detailed information on nearly every franchising opportunity known.

FreshBooks: FreshBooks is an online invoicing and time-tracking service.

Fundability: A marketplace where entrepreneurs and investors meet.

Google Checkout: Online payment system by Google.

Google Docs: Google Docs allow you to share and collaborate online.

Hoover’s: Hoover’s offers you up-to-date information about industries, companies and key decision makers.

I2Mag (Business): A well versed publications which offers tips on business along with other things.

Internal Revenue Service: The place where business owners can get all of their federal and business tax information.

Mint: Mint helps entrepreneurs with personal finances, money management and budget planning.

National Association for the Self-Employed

National Association of Women Business Owners

NextBigProduct: A website which offers reviews as well as ideas about different businesses over the web.

PayPal: PayPal allows web sites to receive and send money electronically.

Salesforce.com: Salesforce offers online solutions for sales, service, marketing, and call center operations.

Small Business Administration: SBA helps you learn how to start your own business and finance it.

Survey Monkey: Create and publish custom online surveys to gather data you can use.

TradePub.com: TradePub.com offers extensive list of free business, computer, and engineering trade newsletters and magazines which you can subscribe to for free.

Yelp: Yelp works as yellow pages for businesses where one can list their business as well as people will review businesses too.

Zoho: Zoho offers a suite of office productivity tools online, including a word processor, spreadsheet program, invoicing tool, presentation creator, web-conferencing functions and calendar organizers.

resources

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Copyright Office

LinkedIn Jobs

U.S. Department of Labor: Office of Small Business Programs

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office