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Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life) for Small Business
Dream of owning your own business? Unsure how to start or what business would be the best fir for you? Gale Courses (formely Learn4Life) offers plenty of courses for the budding entrepreneur -- from basic start-up to how to own and run specific business types. If you want to become a small business owner, Gale Courses is the perfect place to start!
Start Your Own Small Business
Stop dreaming and learn how to start your own successful small business.
Creating a Successful Business Plan
Turn your business ideas into a solid plan for financing and long-term success.
Marketing Your Business on the Internet
Develop an Internet marketing plan for your business that incorporates SEO, advertising, email, social media, and more.
Small Business Marketing on a Shoestring
Discover small business marketing strategies that can help you attract attention, woo your target audience, grow your customer base, and expand your profits—all for little or no money.
Start & Operate Your Own Home-Based Business
An experienced entrepreneur teaches you how to develop the motivation, discipline, and creativity to quit your job and be your own boss.
Using Social Media in Business
Whether you consider yourself a social media novice or a seasoned veteran, this course will give you a solid foundation and thorough understanding of what social media is and how you can use it to grow your business.
Great Sites for Small Business
Check out these sites for great small business info and tips.
Small Business Resources
Small business is the bedrock of entrepreneurship in the US. Use these databases to find information that will help you start, grow and maintain your small business enterprise.
Gale Group Databases - Small Business Resource Center
This database is a valuable source of business plans, how-to guides, articles and websites.
EBSCO/EBSCOhost Web Databases
EBSCO databases offer articles from major and regional business publications.
- Business Source Complete
- MasterFILE Premier
- Regional Business News
Keep your business on track with business news from local, regional and national and newspapers.
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