Starting a business isn’t easy and you’ll like have many questions along your entrepreneurial journey, but thankfully there are plenty of resources available to you. Chasing your #AmericanDreams can feel overwhelming and impossible at times so we’ve picked out a few of our most helpful online resources to help you along the way.
SCORE is a valuable resource for any entrepreneur at any point along their journey. SCORE offers free mentors, an online library full of resources and even virtual conferences and workshops. The SCORE library provides a wide range of material from checklists and templates to e-guides and blogs.
If you’re looking to get a patent or trademark this is the ultimate resource. The site actually walks you through the process of getting a patent or trademark and answers any question you might have regarding patents or trademarks.
Written by the successful entrepreneur, Paul Graham, these essays are worth the read. Covering topics from Twitter to investors Graham leaves nothing uncovered when it comes to being a successful entrepreneur starting your own business.
Browse over 35,000 local, regional, national, and international associations with help from the Directory of Associations. From there you can network with and learn from people in any association you choose to join.
Whether you’re looking for funding, advice on growing your business or just wanting to learn something new about business the Small Business Administration website is the resource for you. They offer something for all entrepreneurs and business owners.
Stay up to date with trends and news with Entrepreneur Magazine. You’ll know the latest happenings in business and have access to many resourceful articles.
The IRS gives advice and direction on opening, closing and running a business while making sure you follow federal guidelines and don’t break any laws. If you have any question about your business taxes/finances this is the place to visit.