U.S. Government

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA):

  Starting Your Business
  Financing Your Business
  Managing Your Business
  Business Opportunities
  Disaster Recovery
  En Español
  SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership
  Minority Business Development Agency
  Local SBA Resources
  Office of Small Disadvantages Business Utilization - Directory of Contacts by Federal Agency
  ADA Compliance Guide

Other Federal Resources:

  The Small Business Community on IRS.gov
  The U.S. Census Bureau
  U.S. Customs Service
  U.S. Postal Service: Tools and Mailing Guidelines
  Commerce Business Daily
  Office of Electronic Government
  U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  General Services Administration
  US Department of Labor
  US Department of Labor - Compliance Assistance
  US Department of Labor - elaws Advisors
  US Department of Labor - Employment Law Guide
  US Department of Labor - Uniformed Services Employment and
  Reemployment Rights Act of 1994


  The Business Registration Guide
  Virginia Department of Taxation
  Virginia State Corporation Commission
  Virginia Department of Business Assistance
  Virginia Employment Commission
  Virginia Government
  Virginia Chamber of Commerce
  Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity
  Virginia Economic Development Partnership
  Business One Stop
  Virginia Tourism Corporation
  Center for Rural Virginia
  Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development
  Virginia Economic Bridge
  Doing Business with the Commonwealth
  My Southwest Virginia Opportunity
  Virginia Community Economic Network
  Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services Guide to Self Employment

Government Procurement:

Virginia Procurement Technical Assistance Program


  American Association of Small Business Development Centers
  American Management Association
  Better Business Bureau
  The National Association for Female Executives
  National Association of Women Business Owners
  Women's Business Enterprise
  National Federation of Independent Business

Magazines, Online Journals, and Media

  Business 2.0
  Fast Company
  Fortune Magazine
  Inc. Online
  Industry Week Growing Companies
  Inside Business
  National Public Radio
  Virginia Business

Information Portals and Links

  American Express
  The Business Plans Resource Center
  Industry Research
  Inside Business
  Business Insurance Basics
  Online Dictionary of Computing
  Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service
  Sample Business Plans
  SBDC National Information Clearing House
  Women's Business Center of Northern Virginia