The State Business Resources link is designed to provide a small business with information concerning the laws and regulations in their locale. This website also offers information on topics such as finance, government contracts and much, much more. By accessing information by region, users find state specific information that links to information on a variety of subjects of interest to the small business owner.
- Buying a Franchise
Information from the United States Small Business Administration on franchises and how to purchase one.
- Small Business Franchising
A directory of information dealing with franchising from Business.com. Includes associations, consulting services, and opportunities.
Possible business-owning opportunities can be found here at this large database. A menu bar allows the user to research franchise possibilities in 12 countries and various industries from a wide investment range. For a particular business, the searcher can find a description of the franchise, growth, territory, security and expansion. It is not aimed solely at high-end buyers.
- Franchise Solutions
Fill out the questionnaire and Franchise Solutions will provide you with a free list of franchises that match your interests. The site also describes additional services available to potential and existing franchisees and franchisers.
- International Franchise Association
Features of this site include articles with advice on different aspects of franchising, current news, a calendar of events of the association, and a bulletin board system where you can read and/or post classified ads or messages.
Small Business Resources
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- Business Law
- Business Plans
- Entrepreneur Resources
- Financing Your Small Business
- Grants for Businesses
- Importing and Exporting
- Insurance for your Small Business
- Licenses and Permits
- Marketing Your Business
- Procurement: Doing Business with the Government
- Research for your Small Business
- Running and Growing a Business
- Starting and Structuring a Business
- Tax Information for Small Businesses