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Start and run a business
Last Updated: Apr 16, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Online Library Resources

  • Small Business Reference Center  
    This website is the Swiss Army knife for small business! A wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
  • NC LIVE Business Portal  
    It's a library at your fingertips!
  • Business Source Complete  
    Full-text, peer-reviewed business journals covering all areas of business. Includes reports, studies, books, SWOT analyses, videos, and more.
  • Intellect via Mergent  
    Find industry profiles and reports, and search U.S. and international company listings. Search by industry, size, location, and other criteria to create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, and raise funds.

Community and Government Resources

Websites: Starting and Running a Business

Individual counseling, classes and more, for new and experienced business owners.

Websites: Research Your Idea

Websites: Write Your Business Plan

  • Samples from different industries
    Actual business plans written by entrepreneurs in North America who are seeking financing.
  • SCORE templates
    Includes profit and loss projections, cash flow projections, breakeven analysis, financial statements, and more templates.
    Starts with business plans and carries you through to running a small business.

Websites: Marketing

Websites: Get Help

  • U.S. Small Business Administration
    The SBA offers information on small business loans, grants, bonds and other financial assistance. Find out which method of financing is right for you! Here's a link to the North Carolina District Office.
  • SBTDC Capital Opportunities for Small Business
    For those seeking start-up financing, businesses hunting for expansion capital, and organizations that aid small businesses in obtaining financing.
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