Face it: The Internet is mind candy for surfers who log countless hours doing online crossword puzzles and sneaking peeks at celebrity porn. But smart entrepreneurs know the Web is ALSO packed with time-saving, money-making pointers, tips and services-plus breaking business news-that can be used to maximize profits and expand the limits of your business.
Skeptical? With our help, you don't need to be. The bad news for us is that we logged countless hours eyeballing too many business sites that just don't cut it. But the good news for you is that by doing so, we've culled a list of 100 of the top Web sites for entrepreneurs.
At these sites, you won't find naughty pictures or brainless gossip, but you just may find financiers who will invest in your business, nifty ways to get the information you need fast, or know-how that will help you save money on things like wireless telephony. You'll find lots more, too, because the best thing about the Web is it's a tool that, when used properly, gives entrepreneurs a level playing field on which to compete with bigger businesses. If you use it shrewdly, the Web will help you be as savvy as the biggest businesses around. So bookmark these sites-and pay attention to them-then watch your business grow.