Gives business plan samples, tips and articles on creating business plans, lists of small business development centers, and other business planning web links. For sample business plans, select "Sample Plans" tab at top of page.
This well organized federal agency site provides among other things, a business start-up kit, financing and SBA loan information, links to numerous outside resources (private and state), online library reading room, and much, much more. This should be one of the first sites to consult.
he Small Office Guidebook is a highly substantive site. Major chapters include Starting Your Business, Planning Your Business, Getting Financing for Your Business, Marketing Your Product, Winning Government Contracts, and Controlling Your Taxes. The Business Tools section provides links to checklists, model business plans, forms, and other documents. The Human Resource Tools allows enrollment in free e-mail training courses.
The Census Bureau's portal to data from the Decennial Census, the American Community Survey, the Puerto Rico Community Survey, The Economic Census, the Population Estimates Program, the Annual Survey of Manufactures, Business Patterns, and Nonemployer Statistics.