General Interest Links
SCORE national web site. Offers national email counseling with many experts in many fields. Includes many links of interest.
Subscribe to this excellent small business email monthly newsletter at SCORE.org
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The homepage of the SBA
Small Business Administration (SBA) Key Links Links to 43 general areas of interest to small businesses.
Powerful search engine and ever-growing collection of topical and customer-focused links connects you to millions of web pages – from the federal government, local and tribal governments and to foreign nations around the world.
Assistance for Groups
SBA Online Women’s Business Center
OWBO promotes the growth of women-owned businesses through programs that address business training and technical assistance, and provide access to credit and capital, federal contracts, and international trade opportunities
The Veterans Business Outreach Program
SBA's Office of Veterans Business Development. OVBD is dedicated to serving the veteran entrepreneur by formulating, executing and promoting policies and programs of the agency that provides assistance to veterans seeking to start and develop small businesses.
AARP Small Business Site
Good reference information. Can also sign up for their monthly Small Business email newsletter.
American Bar Association
Find a lawyer
FindLaw - West Legal Directory
Find a lawyer
NOLO - Law for All
“Do it Yourself” legal information
Business Filings Incorporated
Online filing for incorporation. You need a good business attorney who balances tax and liability issues in deciding form of ownership.
U.S. Census Bureau
Demographic data helpful in writing a business plan
Export.gov - U.S. Goverment Export Portal
One stop shop for exporting
Massachusetts Government Links for Business
The website page for information about operating a business in Massachusetts
Financial statistics and ratios for many types of businesses.
Small Business Lenders (SBA)
Information on financing your business.
The Foundation Center
Helping grant seekers for philanthropic organizations succeed
Excellent tutorial on the Internet, especially Tutorial 103 on How to Market Your Business Online. Can also request excellent free brochure by Verizon and SCORE.
Web site domain name registration. Search first to see if anyone else is already using it.
Microsoft Business Central
Emarketing information, etc. for a price.
Yahoo! Small Business Center
Excellent source for small business help
Link to eBay, the world famous auction site
Business Development Links
My Own Business
A free Internet training course on how to start a business, how to write a business plan, etc.
CCH Business Owners Toolkit
Small business toolkit – starting, planning, financing, marketing
SBA Training including Business Plan Preparation
The Small Business Training Network is a virtual campus housing free training courses, workshops and knowledge resources designed to assist entrepreneurs and other students of enterprise.
BPlans.com - Business Planning Made Simple
Sample business plans, software.
Quicken Small Business Center
Wide range of links, from Business Plan samples to legal forms of businesses
Other Useful Links
Oak Web Works
A full service Boston-based Web firm specializing in small business website creation, e-strategy, Web design, Web development, and e-marketing.
Boston Sporting Event Tickets
Buy tickets to the Red Sox, Bruins, Celtics and the New England Patriots