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Small Biz Titles on Overdrive
Loops: the Seven Keys to Small Business Success by
Call Number: EPUB ebook
Follow Tony's journey, and receive a crash course on the seven essential loops for small business. Learn how to distinguish yourself from the competition, improve your operations,and discover ways to apply the loops concept to every business challenge you face.
Entrpreneur Starter Kit by
Call Number: MP3 Audiobook
THE ENTREPRENEUR STARTER KIT includes some of the best features and interviews inncluding insights and inspiration for anyone who has started—or plans to start—their own business. The six distinct lessons in THE ENTREPRENEUR STARTER KIT will help those who’ve always wanted to start their own business but were unsure how or where to begin.
Business Planning: 25 Keys to a Sound Business Plan by
Call Number: WMA Audiobook format
Learn the 25 keys to a great business plan, including writing the company's mission, identifying market opportunities, calculating appropriate financial ratios and projecting growth rates, that will help guide your company's expansion and attract necessary financing
101 Small Business Ideas for Under $5000 by
Call Number: Adobe PDF ebook format
101 Small Business Ideas for Under $5,000 offers practical, real-world advice for turning ideas and skills into a successful small business.
Small Business Help on the Web
Great websites for start-up information.
Doing Business with BR
Great site by the Mayor's Office including information about conducting business with EBR, educational opportunities, and professional events.
Geaux Biz - La. Secretary of State
Great site to find out what local and state licenses you'll need to start up.
Louisiana Small Business Guide
Collaboration between the Louisiana Secretary of State and Business.gov
Small Business Administration
Small business start-up begins with the SBA. Business plan templates, info on financing, links to state sites and more can be found on this site.
Great links including writing business plans and the 10 steps to starting a business.
Known as the "Counselor to America's Small Business," SCORE advisers provide mentoring, start-up counseling, business planning and financial forecasting. Services are free. Some seminars have registration fees.
Business Plans Handbook
Got an idea for a new business? Need a business plan? You don't have to reinvent the wheel. Search the Business Plans Handbook for a plan template that will work for your new business.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
You probably won't be able to find a grant to start a small business, but you can use this site to find surplus equipment, training, and loans. They're your tax dollars -- take advantage of them!
NYC Small Business Resource Center
The New York City Public Library provides the outstanding site for small business. Download podcasts, find business forum archives and "how-to" articles. Lots of valuable information!
Technology start up news and resources