This is a collection of resources that pertain to Massachusetts business stats and offices as well as general small business.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Text by link. The business filings database is searchable by the name of the entity or of a director or officer or by indentification or filing number. The search results disclose information about the entity (including stock information, directors’ names and addresses, date of organization, and fiscal year end) and allow online ordering of nearly 40 types of certificates pertaining to a selected business.
Tips, advice, and encouragement to small business owners in articles.
Maintained by Entrepreneur Magazine to support new business ideas and growing companies, it contains articles from the publication and resources for business developers.
A “quick search” area for finance, human resources, leadership and management, legal issues, marketing, operations and technology.
From the Library of Congress – Introduction, Getting Started, Raising Capital, Managing Your Business, Human Resources, Marketing, Doing Business with Government, International Opportunities, Research and Information Gathering, Looking At the Numbers, Handbooks and Guides, Information about Companies, Indexes, Databases, Other Information Sources, Keeping Current etc.
Wide range of subjects divided into three categories: Starting your Business, Growing your Business and Supporting Entrepreneurship.
Provides 300 family business articles covering such topics as Inter-Generational Issues, Sibling Rivalry, Strategic Planning and Non-Family Managers/Employees.
Resources, ideas, practical advice, business news, and humor
From National Association of Insurance Commissioners – includes information on the following subjects: workers’ compensation, business property & liability, commerical auto, group health & disability, group life & Key Person life, and home-based businesses.
Training web site for entrepreneurial women dedicated to the development of professional and personal skills. Content sections are marketing, finance, management, technology and procurement
Patents and trademarks, resources for invention and innovation, manufacturers and suppliers, U.S. Government Offices, international inventors.
Links on funding, legal concerns, getting started, and getting help.
Community space, articles, podcasts, online seminars and other information on all things small business.
Official starting point for resources and programs offered by the SBA….Starting Your Business, Financing Your Business, and, Expanding Your Business. Includes links to startup questions (FAQs), informative articles, a startup kit, and locations of Small Business Development Centers throughout the U.S. The primary destination for seeking financing. BusinessLINC (“Learning, Information, Networking, Collaboration”) site contains business plans and a mentors network.
Starting your business, hiring employees, legal and tax considerations, and other information. Provides a section for minority- and women-owned small businesspeople.