Accounting & Financing
DIY Bookkeeping & TaxesLinks to informational sites, software, forms, and interactive tools to help you gain a basic understanding of accounting, track where your money is coming from and where it is going, and coordinate your personal and business finances.
Fast Business ValuationsFree business valuations service designed to provide small business owners with a confidential and free business valuation result based on simple financial information submitted to an online calculator.
Development & Planning
Business Owners Idea Cafe®Business Owners' Idea Cafe® The Small Business Gathering Place® serves up "A FUN Approach to Serious Business"(sm) with hearty advice on how to start, finance and run a small business. CyberSchmooz(sm) Forums give virtual peer feedback on business ideas and questions. Free advice from experts, plus stress-busting fun diversions.
Entrepreneur.comInformation to help start, grow or manage a small business. Online and print small business publication.
MyOwnBusiness.orgLearn "how to start one, how to grow one". Free Business Resources.
SBA.gov - Starting & Managing a BusinessResources from the United States Small Business Administration cover planning, finance, marketing, employment, taxes, and legal issues.
SCORESCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide through free mentoring, workshops & events, templates, tools, and various resources.
SME ToolkitThe SME Toolkit is designed especially for Asian, Black, Hispanic, Native American and Women-owned businesses with essential business tools,content, resources, advice, mentoring and more.
WomanOwnedWomanOwned offers small business news, loan and grant information, contracting and marketing information and a women's business directory.
ZenBusiness "Writing Your First Business Plan"
ZenBusiness - A Guide to Writing Your First Business Plan. Excerpt - "if you're planning a new business venture, one of the first tasks should be making a plan. A business start-up stands a much better chance of succeeding when you take the time to plan exactly how you will operate the company." ZenBusiness provides services and expert support to form, run, and grow a successful business.