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.

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. 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.


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. 

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

Food Processing Extension & Research

WSU - Processing shelf stable acidified foods in sealed containers. 

Food Training Programs

Washington State University food processing extension and research. 


Barcode Scanner numbers assigned to my business.

Indicators Idaho


Idaho Demographics from U of I.

Inventor Information

Federal Trade Commission information on Inventions

James J. Hill Reference Library


Business research library with excellent links.

Kauffman Foundation

Kauffman Youtube Channel

Entrepreneurship info.

Khan Academy


Interesting interviews with entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship is at the bottom.



Funding platform for creative projects.

My Own Business


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

National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)

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



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.



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



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.



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.