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Websites for the Entrepreneur

Comprehensive resources and how-to information on all aspects of starting, operating, and growing a small business, plus an excellent database of helpful articles.
 
The most comprehensive site for sample business plans and how-to information. While they are primarily selling their own products, there are a lot of free useful and practical resources here.
 
Provides a business-funding directory of 78,000+ business loan and venture capital sources, plus free how-to guides on applying for business loans.
 
Comprehensive resources and how-to information on all aspects of starting, operating, and growing a small business. See 'Small Business' category on left side of screen.
 
Provides a wealth of information about starting, operating, and growing a business in Canada. Also provides information on all government services available.
 
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business website also provides information on business startups in Canada.
 
Comprehensive resources and how-to information on all aspects of starting, operating, and growing a small business, plus an excellent database of helpful articles.
 
Comprehensive resources and how-to information on all aspects of starting, operating, and growing a small business.
 
Has two parts under the 'Career Zones' section that deal with small business/self employment (Going Solo and Build Your Business). Not as comprehensive as some of the other sites listed above. Much of the content is made up of reprints of their articles. Connected to the bplan.com site for business plan information.
 
Hosted by The International Franchise Association this website provides a wealth of information on franchising, including free consultation and two free franchising newsletters.
 
Website that people can use to market themselves as consultants.
 
The International Business Brokers Association. Provides a global listing of business brokers who can assist you in the purchase or sale of a business. Also provides a listing of over 4,000 businesses for sale.
 
Comprehensive resources and how-to information on all aspects of starting, operating, and growing a small business, plus a good collection of sample forms, worksheets, and business plans.
 
Provides useful, up-to-date free legal information for small businesses. Links to other helpful websites.
 
A website that provides a free checklist for business startups, the opportunity to subscribe to a free monthly entrepreneur newsletter, access to articles on entrepreneurism, and discounts for ordering The Successful Business Plan and The Successful Business Organizer (both are excellent resources if you are a first-time entrepreneur).
 
US Small Business Administration provides extensive information on starting, financing, and expanding your small business.
 
A national non-profit service association with a corps of 11,500 volunteer members who are retired business professionals who provide entrepreneurial counseling services free of charge. The site also provides a wealth of information on all aspects of starting, operating, and growing a small business.
 
A new site run by the Wall Street Journal. The site is comprehensive and has a lot of information on franchising. They use bplans.com for their database of sample business plans.
 
Lots of good information on starting a business. Webinars, seminars, coaching.