http://ksbdc.org/ Kentucky Small Business Development Center. Help in planning, consulting & training
www.irs.gov/smallbiz Internal Revenue Service (IRS) forms and information
www.Nolo.com law for all, terms, planning, retirement, trademarks
www.Entrepreneur.com steps for starting a business, money solutions, tools
www.Venturea.com business plans, going public, financing, venture capital
www.FSBDC.com services for emerging and established businesses, assistance on all levels
www.Bplans.com sample plans, articles, tools, software, advice on plans
http://sbdcnet.utsa.educ/ all the information a small business needs to get started or stay in business
www.Entreworld.org Lessons learned by the entrepreneur-reports and guidelines
www.Census.gov census bureau data – surveys, tools for business
http://www.ada.gov/business.htm Americans with Disabilities Act
www.uschamber.com U.S. Chamber of Commerce
www.smallbusiness3.com U. S. Small Business Administration - The following is a link to SBA’s Business Resource Guide: This gives a comprehensive view of our programs and services.
Build Your Business PlanAre you interested in starting a business? Creating a business plan is one of the most important steps you will take because the plan serves as your road map for the early years of your business. The business plan generally projects 3-5 years ahead and outlines the route a company intends to take to reach its yearly milestones, including revenue projections. A well thought out plan also helps you to step-back and think objectively about the key elements of your business venture and informs your decision-making on a regular basis........ https://www.sba.gov/tools/business-plan/1
Free Business Counseling Guides
HUMAN RESOURCES 101- General Guidelines for Conducting an Interview, Managing Conflict, and Recording both positive and negative Employee Performance. from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
SMALL BUSINESS SAFETY AND HEALTH RESOURCE GUIDE helps them find free or inexpensive information about protecting their workers. The guide includes: More than 30 websites with resources from training guides and courses to workplace regulations, hazard checklists and emergency guidance. Contact information for safety organizations and government safety agencies PLUS resources for specific industries such as convenience stores, construction sites, restaurants, and health care settings.
BRADDOCK'S PROCUREMENT OPPORTUNITIES GUIDE, 2013 EDITION is designed to help small-business owners and decision-makers understand the procurement process used by governments and large corporations.
The Guide provides an overview of government and corporate markets with an emphasis on who buys and how buying decisions are made. The Guide also presents "next-step" resources that small business can use to penetrate these markets.
The Chamber is working on for the future....
BUSINESS STARTUP GUIDE
...and check out the Business Counseling category in
the membership directory for a list of businesses that can help your strategic plan, marketing campaign and related services.