Small Business Development Links Page 1

Here are the basics for every small business in America. If you are only looking for the basics, start here and refer to page 2 if you dot find what you need here

The U.S. Small Business Administration has a very comprehensive website that can quickly answer many entrepreneurs' questions and is where every small business owner should start.

U.S. Small Business Administration

SBA: Starting a Business

SBA: Financing a Business

SBA: Managing a Business

SBA: Business Opportunities

SBA: Disaster Recovery

The Franchise Registry, Sponsored by the Small Business Administration

SBA Government Contracting & Business Development

SBA Minority Business 8(a) Program

SBA Surety Bond Program

SBA Online Women's Business Center

SBA - Women In Business

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. DOL - Compliance Assistance, Employment Law Advisors, & Employment Law Guide

U.S. Senate

U.S. House Of Representatives

THOMAS: Legislative Information on the Internet

Social Security Administration

IRS -- Tax Forms and Instructions

US Census Bureau

United States Postal Service

 United States Department of Veterans Affairs

U.S. Business Advisor




Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

North American Industry Classification System

ThomasNet - The most comprehensive resource for industrial information

Business Directory & Search Engine

Business Statistics

The Entrepreneur's Reference Guide to Small Business Information

KnowX - Public Records on the Web

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library


Starting a Business


PreFlight PowerTips

WSJ StartupJournal

Business Owner's Toolkit


Business Funding

Business Finance Magazine

America's Business Funding Directory

American Venture Capital Exchange 

ISS FinanceHub: Venture Capital on the Web

Venture Capital Marketplace


U.S. Government Funding - SBIR Program


General Business



Society of Human Resource Managers

Kaufman Foundation

NFIB Online

Inc. Magazine Online

Fortune Magazine Online

Krislyn's Strictly Business Sites

The Better Business Bureau

 The Edward Lowe Foundation

Entrepreneur Magazine's Small Business Resource Center

Microsoft Business Advantage

American Express Small Business Exchange

BusinessWeek Online

Small Business Television Network

The National Association for the Self-Employed




 What's Your Signage?  How Signs Can Help Your Small Business. 

The Right Site - Demographics

Know This? - Knowledge Source for Marketing

Marketing Research Association

Business Marketing Association

Advertising Age

Guerrilla Marketing Online

The American Marketing Association Homepage

The Atlanta Chapter of the American Marketing Association

The Direct Marketing Association

Promotions Marketing Association

American Association of Advertising Agencies

Web Marketing Info Center



Kauffman Foundation Entrepreneurship Law (eLaw) Web Site

Nolo Press

Law and Policy Institutions Guide

 Legal Research on the Web -- Washburn University School of Law

Patent, Copyright & Invention


U.S. Patent & Trademark Office

United Inventor's Association

The Inventor's Digest


National Inventor Fraud Center




Bison Franchise Directory

International Franchise Association

The Franchise Handbook

The Federal Trade Commission

Minority & Women


The Entrepreneurship Center

Minority Business Entrepreneur Magazine

Center for Women's Business Research

National Association of Women Business Owners

National Association of Women Business Owners-Atlanta Chapter

Government Contractors Online Community

The Air Force Outreach Program Office

The National Black Chamber of Commerce

 United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

 United States Pan Asian Chamber of Commerce

American Made: The Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurs & Professionals on US Competitiveness (NVCA)

Arthur M. Black Center for Entrepreneurship, Babson College 

Best of the Best Franchises for 2007 (

Business Bureau UK-Small Business Information Resource 

CIE Research Reports Archives (vFinance, Inc.)

Entrepreneurship Education on the Web (St. Louis Univ.) 


2007 Entrepreneur Magazine's Hot 500

Entrepreneurial Confidence Index (vFinance Investments, Inc./2004)

Entrepreneurship - Database of Articles (M. M. Akhir, Universiti Putra Malaysia) 

Entrepreneurship Index 2004 (National Agency for Enterprise & Construction, Denmark)

Entrepreneurs - Resources for Entrepreneurs (Gaebler Ventures)

Entreworld (Kauffman Center) 

Federal Government Small Business Resources

The Impact of Immigration on the California Economy (Calif. Regional Economies Project) 

Information for Small Business (SEC) 

International Hotlist (U.S. Small Business Administration) 

Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity (R. W. Fairlie/2005)

Lester Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (UC-Berkeley) 

Management & Entrepreneurship (LSU Libraries)

National Federation of Independent Business 

National Small Business Council, Inc. 

A New Venture Creation Model (J. C. Carland & J. W. Carland)

Northeastern University's Center for Family Business 

PeerSpectives (Edward Lowe Foundation)

Resources on Entrepreneurship & New Venture Creation (UNDP)

Resources on Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises (IFC)

The 7 Entrepreneurial Skills (Entrevis)

Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises (IFC)

Small Business Development Centers 

Small Business ( 

Small Business (Federal Citizen Information Center) 

Small Business ( 

Small Business Funding Opportunities (NIH) 

Small Business/Self-Employed (IRS) 

The Small Business Knowledge Base ( 

Small Business Survival Index 2005 (Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council)

SBDC National Information Clearinghouse 

SBA Outside Resources Hotlist (U.S. Small Business Administration) 

U.S. Excellence in New Venture Creation (A. D. Biedermann)

U.S. Small Business Administration 

U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of International Trade 

2006 Washington State Index of Innovation & Technology

Wharton Entrepreneurial Programs 

Yahoo's Small Business Information