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Top 15 Websites for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

Posted on 3/20/2014 by EDTP Coordinator in Small Business Planning
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You’ve decided to start a business. Simple, right? Maybe not. Starting a business involves so much more than just providing your service or product to the market. There’s marketing, accounting, web design – so many aspects that it’s tough for any individual to truly understand everything involved. From best practices to current technology to sorting through what services and software you need, there is an endless amount of decisions to be made. Where can you turn to discover what you truly need to know? Try one of these 15 top resource websites for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
 
There is no end to the number of websites offering advice and information to entrepreneurs and small businesses. That’s a great thing for anyone starting a small business! To save time and make searching for the sites that are most helpful less painful, we have compiled a list of top resource websites that are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and small businesses by providing relevant and resourceful information they need.
 
1. AllBusiness.com
AllBusiness.com is one of the world's largest online resources for small businesses, providing essential tools and resources to start, grow, and manage your business. AllBusiness.com brings you real-world expertise and practical advice from some of the best minds in small business:
 
2. American Express - OPEN Forum
American Express OPEN Forum is a website that shares insight and information for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
 
3. Businessweek- Small Business
Advice for entrepreneurs on how to start a small business. Find tips on business plans, small business finance & marketing, and other small business tools.
 
4. Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp
Offering advice on Reputation Management, Business credit and standard business practices, the Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp website is a great resource for entrepreneurs and small businesses
 
5. Entrepreneur
Business ideas and trends from Entrepreneur Magazine. The latest news, expert advice, and growth strategies for small business owners.
 
6. Noobpreneur.com
Noobpreneur.com is an authoritative small business online magazine, dedicated to cover the latest tips, news, ideas and tools for small business owners.
 
7. SCORE
Free Small Business Advice. We offer How-to Resources, Tools, Templates and even Mentors to help your small business succeed.
 
8. Smallbiztechnology.com
Smallbiztechnology.com - small business technology news, insight and best practices for small business owners. Reviews, interviews and more.
 
9. Small Business Labs
Small Business Labs, from Emergent Research, covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small business.
 
10. Small Business Trends
Founded in 2003, Small Business Trends is an award-winning online publication for small business owners, entrepreneurs and the people who interact with them. It is one of the most popular independent small business publications on the web. Together with hundreds of expert contributors, Small Business Trends brings you the news, advice and resources you need. "Small business success... delivered daily."
 
11. StartupNation
StartupNation is the premier resource for starting and growing a business. We deliver the resources, info and community you need to ROCK your business!
 
12. The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov
An Official Website of the United States Government. 
 
13. Visa - Small Business Resources & Tools
Well Sourced by Visa Business is the place to share advice, resources, and actionable ideas for taking care of your business.
 
14. Wells Fargo Business Insight Resource Center
Wells Fargo offers videos, articles, podcasts, expert advice and other resources to help business owners grow and manage their business.
 
15. Young Entrepreneur
Where young entrepreneurs meet and startup.