Small Business Resources
In support of our mission, the Small Business Center of Excellence seeks to provide small business owners, entrepreneurs, and managers with relevant and informative resources. Our Resources Library below includes links to relevant associations, publications, and downloads for research, whitepapers, case studies and more.
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Following are links to key resources by subject category.
Accountants for Small Business
The small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector is a major employer of finance professionals. Although relatively few ACCA members’ careers start in SMEs, 45% have at some point in their lives worked for an SME. Download Now
Basic Business Operations
This guide provides information and many of the tools for you to make the operational decisions – decisions about the daily activities of a business – toward establishing a successful business formula. Download Now
Financing Your Small Business
Whether you are just starting out or looking to expand, financing is an essential part of any small business. Proper financing can mean the difference between success and failure. Download Now
HR Basics For Small Business
For most small businesses (fewer than 50 employees) there are three basic requirements for a sensible, practical HR program. Download Now
Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Top 10 Priorities
The following guide will identify and describe ten of the most critical search optimization practices, both on-page and off-page techniques that can help your website succeed, along with several useful SEO tools, many free-of-charge, to assist in the process. Download Now
Small Business Information Security: The Fundamentals
For some small businesses, the security of their information, systems, and networks might not be a high priority, but for their customers, employees, and trading partners it is very important. Download Now
Small Business Administration
Business News Daily (website/blog)
Fast Company (magazine)
Franchise Times (magazine)
Small Business Opportunities (magazine)
U.S. Chamber of Commerce: www.uschamber.com
National Association of Woman Business Owners (NAWBO): www.nawbo.org
National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB): www.nfib.com
Small Business Growth Alliance: www.sbga.com
Small Business Institute: www.smallbusinessinstitute.org
U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship: www.usasbe.org
U.S. Small Business Institute: www.US-SmallBusinessInstitute.com