North Central Idaho Small Business Development Center

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

American Association of Franchisees and Dealers

The AAFD acts to educate the public regarding fair franchise practices, quality franchise opportunities, and to expose the unethical practices that have too long existed in the franchising community.

Beginner Bookkeeping

How to start off your book keeping, understanding and principles, or refresh knowledge. 

Better Business Bureau

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.

Business Owners with Disabilities

Resources for business owners with disabilities.

Center for Business Growth and Innovation

A network of resources and services designed to attract, connect, and educate small buisnesses and start-ups with online business assistance, capital, and their peers.

City Data

City Data collects and analyzes data from numerous sources to create detailed informative profiles of all cities in the United States. Crime rates, schools, neighborhoods, wheather patterns, ect.

DiscoverBusiness.us Business Education and Entrepreneur Resources

 

Providing helpful guides to business plan writing, time management, market research tools, or project management tools.

Drug Free Idaho

 

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

Entrepreneur Magazine

 

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.

Entrprenuership.Org

Lots of helpful hints and instructional videos.

Entrepreneurs & Their Communities

Extension works to bring community members research-based information from experts across the country. Helping to connect people with much needed resources. 

Expertise.com

Expertise wants to revolutionize the way consumers and experts connect. Making choosing the right expert easier with need to know knowledge. These are 5 steps to master small business social media.

FAMEE Foundation

 

Small Business Marketing Tools for Entrepreneurs.              

Federal Trade Commission

To prevent business practices that are anticompetitive or deceptive or unfair to consumers; to enhance informed consumer choice and public understanding of the competitive process; and to accomplish this without unduly burdening legitimate business activity.

Finer Minds

 

From Oprah. Inspiration, wellness, lessons.

Food and Dairy Processing Services

Food and dairy processing services from TechHelp and the University of Idaho. 

Food Labeling Services

Brennan Smith, Ph.D University of Idaho
brennans@uidaho.edu

Food Processing Extension & Research

Processing shelf stable acidified foods in sealed containers. 

Food Training Programs

Washington State University food processing extension and research. 

GS1 US

Barcode Scanner numbers assigned to my business.

Indicators Idaho

 

Idaho Demographics from U of I.

James J. Hill Reference Library

 

Business research library with excellent links.

Kauffman Foundation


Kauffman Youtube Channel

Entrepreneurship info.

Khan Academy

 

Interesting interviews with entrepreneurs.

Kickstarter

 

Funding platform for creative projects.

My Own Business

 

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

National Association of Development Companies

Small business loan organizations.

National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)

NASE provides support with experts, benefits, and consolidated buying power for entrepreneurs and micro-businesses. 

NAWBO                             

 

National Association of Women Business Owners.

Organization of Native American Business & Entrepreneurial Network

 

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

Point of Sale Pondering

 

Helpful tips about point of sales sytems.

SBDCnet

 

Network of information on valuable business tips along with providing valuable market research to existing SBDC clients. Research, demographics, and marketing information.

SCORE

 

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

Small Business Labs

Blog that covers the key social, technology and business trends impacting small businesses and the gig economy.

TECenter                   

 

Technology and Entrepreneurial Center at Boise State University.

TECHHELP                     

 

Solutions for Idaho Manufacturers.

Ted Talks       

 

Short informative and/or inspirational talks.

The Food Processing Center

 

Food Entrepreneur Assistance University of Nebraska.

The National Center For American Indian Enterprise Development

 

Indian Enterprise News.

The Washington Post

 

Articles on Small Business. 

University of Idaho: Hands-on Learning Opprotunities

Idaho Entrepreneur Events

University of Idaho and Washington State University Schools of Food Services

The School of Food Science.