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