Resources

 

Knowledge exists to be imparted.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist

County Libraries:  Reference USA: Provides realtime access to a database of 14 million businesses. Search by company name, type of business, geographical area, SIC code to name a few. Gives corporate linkage and credit rating codes. To access from your home or office, enter your LCPL library card barcode (with no spaces) where indicated.
http://inter1.loudoun.gov/lcpl/pveri/default.aspx?gtu=www.referenceusa.com

Veteran Resources:

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Education and Training Opportunities Link:  http://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill/

Online Resources

Financial Spreadsheets: Download our Loudoun SBDC 12-Month Cash Flow, Income Statement, Balance Sheet Template.

Business Planning Guide: Business Planning Guide LSBDC PDF Rev 7-2013

More Business: www.morebusiness.com Offers the business person an excellent source for current articles and news on all aspects of managing a business.

Small Business Tax Information and forms: http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Small-Business-and-Self-Employed-Tax-Center-1

Thomas Register: Indexes of over 150,000 manufacturers. Search by company name, brand name, or product/service. Free registration is required. http://www.thomasnet.com/

Crowd Funding??  Check out kickstarter.com

Federal Contracting

Download your copy of Braddock’s The Winning Edge:  How Government and Corporate Buyers Select a Small Business Supplier – 2014 Edition   Braddocks Guide: The Winning Edge 2014

Download your copy of Braddock’s Procurement Opportunity Guide 2013 here.  Braddock’s Procurement Opportunity Guide 2013