- Copyright Clearance Center
- Copyright Office, Library of Congress
- Department of Agriculture
- Department of Commerce
- Department of Energy
- Department of Interior
- Department of Labor
- Department of Treasury
- Export-Import Bank of the United States
- Internal Revenue Service
- Patent and Trademark Office
- Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents
- Securities and Exchange Commission
- Small Business Administration
- SBA Small Business Development Centers
State Commerce Departments
District of Columbia, (202) 727-6365, fax: (202) 727-6703
Ohio, (614) 644-8748, fax: (614) 466-0829
South Carolina., (803) 252-8806, fax: (803) 252-0455
- Business Plan Pro from Palo Alto Software
- BizPlanBuilder Interactive from Jian Software
- Ultimate Business Planner from Atlas Business Solutions
- Business Plans Made Easy by Mark Henricks. This comprehensive guide shows you step-by-step how to create and use different kinds of targeted business plans for obtaining startup or extension capital, attracting top employees, finding partners, monitoring your business's performance and much, much more.
- Start Your Own Business by Rieva Lesonsky. Whether you're just thinking about starting a business, have taken the first few steps, or already have your own business, this comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide can help ensure your success. It walks you through every aspect of the startup process-from evaluating your business ideas to laying the groundwork to day-to-day operations.
- Dictionary of Business Terms. This compact dictionary is a cure for jargon overexposure. It provides concise definitions of business terms from "abandonment" to "zoning ordinance." Appendices explain common business acronyms, provide tables of compounded interest rate factors and more. It's the kind of book you'll turn to again and again.
- Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs by Anthony and Diane Hallett. This reference guide profiles the lives and enterprises of hundreds of famous entrepreneurs, from Mary Kay Ash of Mary Kay Cosmetics to Eastman Kodak's George Eastman. The stories are inspiring and provide a rich trove of real-life business strategies that worked.
- Guerrilla Marketing by Jay Conrad Levinson. The most recent release of this marketing classic provides updated marketing techniques for those with little cash but high hopes. Levinson's insistence on the central role of planning, and his simple but effective explanations of how to do it, will serve business planners well.
- Guts & Borrowed Money by Tom Gillis. This practical guide is organized like an encyclopedia so you can quickly and easily look up detailed explanations of everything from arbitration to vision statements.
Source:The Small Business Encyclopedia, Business Plans Made Easy, Start Your Own Business and Entrepreneur magazine.