Idaho Small Business Development Center

Informational Links when you are trying to sort out the internet overload

American Franchisers AAFD & FTC

http://www.aafd.org/ 

http://business.ftc.gov/documents/inv05-buying-franchise-consumer-guide

                                                                          American Association of Franchisers & Dealers                                                              Consumer guide to buying a franchise

Better Business Bureau

http://www.bbb.org

http://spokane.bbb.org  

Info on how to become a member, file a complaint, how to get a   reliability report on a company, consumer tips, scams, and a business newsletter.

Drug Free Idaho

http://www.drugfreeidaho.org/

Creating a drug free culture for Idaho Business. Provides model policies, programs, and training.

FAMEE Foundation

http://www.famee.org/

Small Business Marketing Tools for Entrepreneurs.              

 Finer Minds

http://www.finerminds.com

 From Oprah. Inspiration, wellness, lessons

HR Answer Link

http://hranswerlink.com/

On-demand human resource products and services.

Indicators Idaho

http://www.indicatorsidaho.org/

 Idaho Demographics from U of I

James J. Hill Reference Library

http://www.jjhill.org/

Business research library with excellent links

Kauffman Foundation

http://www.kauffman.org/

Entrepreneurship info

Khan Academy

http://www.khanacademy.org/

 Interesting interviews with entrepreneurs

Kickstarter

http://www.kickstarter.com/

Funding platform for creative projects

My Own Business

http://www.myownbusiness.org/

Non-profit site with free online business info and courses.

National Association of Development Companies

http://www.nadco.org/ 

Small business loan organizations

 

NAWBO                                

  http://www.nawbo.org/

National Association of Women Business Owners

NxLevel Online                     

http://www.lcsc.edu/nxlevel/

 

Online comprehensive business course with your business plan as a result. Includes bookkeeping, marketing, finances, lending, management and   research. The instructor is an SBDC consultant @ LCSC

Organization of Native American Business & Entrepreneurial Network       

http://www.onaben.org/

Information for Native American business people. Native American trade show info and training.

SCORE

http://www.score.org/onlineworkshops/tab-a

Workshops, mentoring, advice and tools for small businesss. Associated with SBA. Chapters in Spokane and Boise.

Small Business National Information Clearinghouse                      http://www.sbdcnet.org/

Research, demographics, and marketing information

TECenter                      

http://www.bsutecenter.com/

Technology and Entrepreneurial Center at Boise State University.

TECHHELP                     

   http://www.techhelp.org/

Solutions for Idaho Manufacturers

 Ted Talks        

http://www.ted.com

 Short informative and/or inspirational talks

The Food Processing Center    

http://fpc.unl.edu/

Food Entrepreneur Assistance University of Nebraska

The National Center For American Indian Enterprise Development

http://www.ncaied.org/

Indian Enterprise News

The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/on-small-business

Articles on Small Business