Small Business Helps Online

There is a wealth of great information on the web. Here are just a few of the resources that we have found to be valuable for the small startup business:

Business USA

This site from the Small Business Administration is a helpful source of information on starting and financing a new venture with additional emphasis on a broad range of Federal taxes, credits and grants as well as health care and intellectual property issues that the Federal Government has a hand in.

Credit Card Insider

Help in finding the right business credit card.

Google Adwords

Advertise with Google AdWords ads in the Sponsored Links section next to search results to boost website traffic and sales. No matter what your budget, you can display your ads on Google and our advertising network. Pay only if people click your ads.

HubSpot

Inbound Marketing and Sales Software. HubSpot tools are easier and more powerful because they’re integrated.

Microsoft Advertising

Helps you market your business on Bing, Yahoo!, and Google searches. Easy to set up, monitor, and make changes to your search campaigns. Cost is pay per click. advertising.microsoft.com

Mint

Mint brings all your financial accounts together online, automatically categorizes your transactions, lets you set budgets and helps you achieve your saving goals. Focus is more on personal use. mint.com

Nolo

Find free online legal information at nolo.com.

SBA Learning Center

This is an amazing collection of online business resources from pricing and patents to disaster preparedness and overseas transactions.

The Simple Dollar

A comprehensive money management and frugal living resource with pages on Investing, Banking, Education and Insurance and a great finance issues blog.

Xero

Same concept as mint.com, but includes payroll, inventory, and automatic bill pay. Focused for small businesses. Medium package is $29 a month. xero.com

Yahoo! Small Business

Great tool to help you start your business’ web presence. Includes personal domain names, business emails, website, online selling, online marketing, and has great support. Flat rate fee starts at $9.95 a month. smallbusiness.yahoo.com

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