American Bar Association – Your most powerful source for legal information. www.abanet.org
American Marketing Association – www.marketingpower.com
National Association for the Self Employed – The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) provides America’s small-business owners with news and resources, legislative advocacy and membership benefits such as affordable health insurance, discounted business supplies and scholarships. www.nase.org
National Business Association – The National Business Association is dedicated to educating and assisting the Self-Employed and Small Business community. www.nationalbusiness.org
National Business Incubation Association – The world’s leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. www.nbia.org
Sales and Marketing Executives International – SME-International is the worldwide association of sales and marketing management. Founded in 1935, SME is the primary forum in which the world’s top sales and marketing managers meet. www.smei.org
Franchising Your Business
The Entrepreneur’s Source – The Entrepreneur’s Source is America’s Premier Business Ownership Consulting Organization offering coaching, training, guidance, and advice on a variety of franchise and business options.
Francorp – Francorp has been the leader in the franchise consulting industry for 25 years. We have a unique approach to franchising a business that remains unmatched by any other firm in the world.
Franchise Associates – Franchise Associates can help you franchise your business, or help you grow your franchise. Franchise answers start with FA.
Government Agencies and Resources
Department of Labor – Information about programs and workplace-related laws and regulations. www.dol.gov
Federal Trade Commission – Information relating to FTC activities. www.ftc.gov
Internal Revenue Service – Tax information including tax regulations, forms and information for businesses and individuals.
Library of Congress – For researchers, libraries and the public. www.lcweb.loc.gov
U.S. Business Adviser – The one-stop link to government information for business http://business.usa.gov/
How does business factoring work? – See this link for more information http://www.factoring.net
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Information about copyrights, trademarks and patents. www.uspto.gov
U.S. Postal Service – Information about services, products, current postage rates, business forms, postal business centers, and business publications. www.usps.gov
U.S. Small Business Administration – Information about SBA programs and publications, as well as information about starting, financing and expanding a business. www.sba.gov
Personnel, Recruiting and Ad Placement
HR Home – The HRhome web portal is your on demand solution to HR challenges. Searchable Federal and State Employment Law. Downloadable policies, forms, documents, and checklists. FAQ’s. And much more. Or, Ask the HR Expert. www.hrhome.com. HR Questions. Answered.
Greenbaum Marketing Communications – Greenbaum Marketing is a leading marketing, branding and website development firm assisting new and established franchise companies expedite their growth.