Business Plan Sites
- www.census.gov — Demographic information by state and county.
- TN County and Community Data Sheets — from the Department of Economic and Community Development
- www.epodunk.com and www.ersys.com — These sites provide demographic information to any community that has reported to the US Census Bureau.
- www.sbdcnet.org — Small Business Development Center Network site; sample business plans, industry profiles.
- www.bizstats.com — Instant access to useful financial ratios, business statistics & benchmarks, effective and understandable online analysis of businesses & industries.
- www.infotrac.com — helps track hard-to-find company and trade information. It categorizes magazine and reference articles and books.
- SBA.gov Small Business Planner — A comprehensive look at how to do competitive analysis.
- www.yellowpages.com — Look up competition by category.
- www.referenceusa.com — This is a fee-based web site that is used to track specific company information. The database holds information of more than 12 million companies and organizations.
- Reference USAbooks — available in the Gallatin Library.
Marketing and Pricing
- SBA.gov Small Business Planner — All you ever wanted to know about marketing and pricing methods.
- www.gallatinbusinessvisions.com — A comprehensive online entrepreneur resource for the Gallatin area.
- www.smallbusiness.com — Commercial interactive site provides opportunities for users to post business questions and receive responses from other users
- www.businessknowhow.com — An array of articles and information in most areas affecting the small business owner.
- www.sba.gov/training/ — SBA online classroom on various business topics.
- www.sba.gov/hotlist — SBA site: links to private and government websites.
- http://www.economicindicators.gov/ — Provides timely access to the daily releases of key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau.
- www.bplans.com — 100 different business plan examples.
- www.morebusiness.com — Commercial site provides articles, sample business plans and sample contracts.
- www.entrepreneur.com — Tricks and trades of how to be a successful entrepreneur.