This site includes full text articles from Entrepreneur Magazine as well as access to Business Home Office Magazine and Business Start-Ups Magazine. In addition, users may use chat rooms, forums and ExpoLINK( tradeshow list), 300 free business forms, and links to other sites.
Based on the print magazine of the same name, this site contains anecdotal stories of successful business professionals.
Entrepreneurial Edge Online
Offers articles, interactive tools, training modules and discussion forums for entrepreneurs. Replaces the printed quarterly journal of the same name
"The Magazine of Florida business and industry"
Small Business Journal
Aimed at companies that employ fewer than 100 people, this bimonthly publication offers current and past content from the print journal.
Small Business News
Contains full text copies of articles from this publication that caters to small and growing companies
Small Business Taxes & Management
Provides information for financial management of small businesses
Florida Government and Law
Division of Corporations http://www.dos.state.fl.us/doc
Florida Access to Government (My Florida)
Florida Agency for Workforce Innovation
Florida Department of Revenue http://sun6.dms.state.fl.us/dor
Florida Division of Workers' Compensation http://www.fldfs.com/WC
Florida Electronic Federal Depository Library
Florida Small Business
How to Form a Corporation LLC or Partnership in Florida. 1999. (Ref. KFF 213.5 Z9 B74) See also How to Form a Corporation in Florida (netLibrary).
Purchasing Direct http://dms.myflorida.com/dms/state_purchasing
Starting a Business in Florida http://www.dos.state.fl.us/startbus/index.html
Other Legal Sources
American Bar Association Legal Guide for Small Business. 2000. (KF 1659 Z9 A43)
Business Law.gov http://www.businesslaw.gov
Findlaw for Business
Law for the Small Business Owner. 2001. (Ref. KF 889.3 J39)
The Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business. 2001. (Ref. KF 1659 Z9 S76 and netLibrary) & Emerald Coast Library
Nolo's Law for All
U.S. Business Advisor
Better Business Bureau
Includes some full text guides, pamphlets and news reports. Other sections in this site are a database of local companies and complaint forms.
Federation of International Trade Associations
Includes a few tools that point to trade lead sources and that announce trade seminars and shows
Florida's Chambers of Commerce http://www.floridaguide.com/chambers
Provides links to all city and/or county chambers in Florida
National Association of the Self-Employed
Known for its lobby efforts in Washington, this agency also provides a good directory of other Internet sources, as well as TaxTalk a library of information about tax issues.
National Federation of Independent Business
This web site keeps up with important issues and legislation at the state and federal levels.
Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE)
Provides contacts with retired executive volunteers who offer counseling to beginning entrepreneurs. The web page also provides links to valuable information resources.
Small Business Survival Committee http://www.sbsc.org
This committee is actually a lobbying group that represents small business owners.
American Express Small Business Exchange http://www.americanexpress.com/homepage/
Business Resource Center
CCH Business Owner's Toolkit
Encyclopedia of Small Business. 1998. (Ref. HD 62.7 H553) & Emerald Coast Library
ENTERWeb: Enterprise Development
EZ Research - Small Business http://www.ezresearch.com/smallbiz
Nova Plaza Business Library http://novaplaza.com/library.shtml
Online Women's Business Center
Small Business Administration
Small Business Development Center http://www.sbdc.uwf.edu/main.htm
Small Business Resource Center
Small Office Solution
Edward Lowe Perspectives http://peerspectives.org
Online Business Advisor http://www.onlinebusadv.com
Small Business Information Library
University of West Florida Small Business Development Center