Small business owners know how difficult it can be to get a business off the grand. With this, help is needed at all cost. Having access to the right information can drastically weaver you towards the resources you need to build you business.
Save time with your research and start building value for your company.
Those looking for information on the best free government resources have many very helpful sites to choose from. While some on this list have been carefully selected by me based on value propositions for entrepreneurs, a few of these sites are courtesy of SCORE.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentor-ship. We have been doing this for over fifty years.
Here are 10 U.S Government small business resources and programs to help you grow your business.
U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) The SBA provides financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start, run and grow their businesses.
Business.gov The official resource to help businesses quickly find compliance information, forms and contacts from multiple U.S. government Web sites.
American Management Association The American Management Association provides information, seminars and e-learning courses on business management topics. At the top of the home page, AMA features an article or series focusing on a current business issue or topic.
Business Nation Find info and links to local business resources. Select your state and get local business news, resources and links.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office This site contains everything you need to know about patents and trademarks.
IRS Small Business/Self-Employed Web Site The IRS Web site offers a broad range of products, services and resources to educate and assist small business owners and self-employed professionals.
National Business Association The National Business Association keeps members up-to-date and informed on important issues impacting the self-employed and small business community.
Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) A Federal agency established for the encouragement, creation, growth, and expansion of minority-owned businesses in the U.S.
WomanBiz.gov A site for woman business owners who are or who want to sell their products and services to the federal government.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Center The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Small Business Center provides small business news and practical business advice. This is the largest national membership organization of chambers in the country.