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Small Business

Small Business Subject Guide

Free Resources using your Camden County Library Card:

Small Business Reference Center
Provides up to date information on relevant topics from starting a company, operations management and sales to growing or rescuing a business. Learn how to create a business plan, market your business and even learn how make your company more environmentally friendly.

Business Source Elite
This database includes full text business article coverage dating back as far as 1985, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies. Includes detailed company profiles by Datamonitor for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

New Jersey and Government Resources:

NJ Small Business Development Center at Rutgers-Camden
Part of a statewide network that provides comprehensive consulting services and educational opportunities to Small Business owners and potential owners throughout the State of New Jersey. The NJSBDC at Rutgers-Camden serves Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem Counties, with several convenient training and counseling locations.

State of NJ Business Portal, Starting a Business
Here you can find information you will need to select the proper business type for your circumstances, register your corporation or LLC and register your new business for tax purposes.

SCORE - Southern NJ ChapterState of NJ Business Portal, Starting a Business
SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters. As a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), they have helped more than 10 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964.

U.S. Small Business Administration
An independent agency of the federal government whose mission is to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, the SBA have helped more than 10 million entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational resources since 1964. A great place to start is their 10 Steps to Start your own Business. Also a good place to research funding opportunities.

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center from the IRS
More than just tax forms, this site leads you to information on different stages of owning a business to online webinars for small businesses.

Foundation and Commercial Resources:
From the Kaufman Foundation, a nonprofit foundation that encourages entrepreneurship, this site has resources for developing ideas and setting up new businesses.
The online version of Entrepreneur Magazine with articles, podcasts and books.

Helpful Reference Books:

How to Start a Business in the State of New Jersey  

Small Business Sourcebook 

Business Plans Handbook


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