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.

Entrepreneur Magazine

 http://www.entrepreneur.com-sub.biz/?&gclid=CLqNgM3Lr8ACFZJcfgodDaUAzg

 Included in the magazine is advice on growing young businesses, articles on finance and marketing, and articles on technology and how it translates to the business world.

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