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BUSINESS LEGAL STRUCTURES


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http://www.sbaguide.org/YourBusinessStructure.html 

U.S. Small Business Administration’s “Business Structure and Tax Implications: What form of business entity to establish?”


http://www.pasbdc.org/resources/start-up

http://www.pasbdc.org/resources/faqs
PA Small Business Development Centers:
Legal Issues FAQ: What are the differences in organizational structure and what legal structure should I choose?


https://www.dos.pa.gov/BusinessCharities/Business/RegistrationForms/Pages/default.aspx

PA Corporations: the state’s portal for filing guidelines


http://business.phila.gov/Pages/DecideOwnershipStructure.aspx?stage=Plan&type=All%20Business%20Types&section=Business%20Plan&BSPContentListItem=Decide%20Ownership%20 Structure
City of Philadelphia’s Business Services “Decide Your Ownership Structure.”

 

http://business.usa.gov

US government information for starting a business, types of business structures and taxation.


http://entrepreneurs.about.com/od/businessstructure/
About.com: Business Structures


http://www.bankrate.com/finance/money-guides/how-to-structure-a-small-business-1.aspx
Bank Rate: Business Structures


http://money.cnn.com/2008/07/30/smallbusiness/business_structures_101.fsb/index.htm
CNN: Business Structures


http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/business-ownership-structure-choose-best-29618.html
NOLO: Choosing the Best Ownership Structure for Your Business


http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/75118
Entrepreneur: Business Structure Basics



DEMOGRAPHIC RESOURCES FOR SMALL BUSINESS CENSUS INFORMATION

 

https://pasdc.hbg.psu.edu/Data/Census-2010

The Pennsylvania State Data Center is the Commonwealth’s Official Source of population and demographic information. The following information from the Demographic Profiles is available from the Pennsylvania State Data Center:
County Demographic Profiles; Municipal Demographic Profiles; Population by Age and the Median Age, County Level;  Percentage Change in Population, 1990-2000 for Aged 65 and Over, Housing Units, Total, Occupied, Vacant and Seasonal;Race Breakdown of Hispanic/Latino; Housing Unit Percent Change; Pennsylvania Counties, 1990-2000.

 

http://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

U.S. Census: American Factfinder  

 

http://www.bea.gov/iTable/iTable.cfm?reqid=70&step=1#reqid=70&step=1&isuri=1

Bureau of Economic Analysis: Regional Economic Accounts: PA personal Income  

 

http://www.sba.gov/advocacy 

Small Business Economic Statistics   

 

http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes_nat.htm

Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING HABITS/INTERESTS


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“Tapestry helps you understand your customers' lifestyle choices, what they buy, and how they spend their free time. Search by zipcode.”

 

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"People with similar lifestyles tend to live near one another. PRIZM describes everyU.S. neighborhood in terms of 62 distinct lifestyle types, called clusters; while MicroVision defines 48 lifestyle types, called segments. Enter your 5-digit ZIP Code to find your neighborhood's top five PRIZM or MicroVision lifestyle groups

 

https://pasdc.hbg.psu.edu/Data/Census-2010
The Pennsylvania State Data Center is the Commonwealth’s Official Source of population and demographic information. The following information from the Demographic Profiles is available from the Pennsylvania State Data Center:
County Demographic Profiles; Municipal Demographic Profiles; Population by Age and the Median Age, County Level;  Percentage Change in Population, 1990-2000 for Aged 65 and Over, Housing Units, Total, Occupied, Vacant and Seasonal;Race Breakdown of Hispanic/Latino; Housing Unit Percent Change; Pennsylvania Counties, 1990-2000.

 

http://www.bls.gov/cex    

Consumer Expenditure Survey – Consumer spending by region  

  

SAMPLE BUSINESS PLANS AND TUTORIALS


https://www.sba.gov/writing-business-plan

“Write a Business Plan.”U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)

 

http://www.bplans.com/sample_business_plans.cfm

“Free Sample Business Plans.” Free sample plans from Palo Alto Software

 

http://www.referenceforbusiness.com/business-plans

Business Plans Handbook   

 

http://www.adrich.com/Ent/Bplan.htm

"Suggestions for business plans and entrepreneurship by Fred F. Richards, Jr, President and CEO of Adrich Corporation."

 

http://www.entrepreneur.com/businessplan/index.html   

Entrepreneur Media, “Elements of a Business Plan.” 

 

http://www.foster.washington.edu/centers/entrepreneurship/Pages/startup-resources.aspx

 “Resources for Start-Ups.” Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Michael G. Foster School of Business, University of Washington. Click Cancel at log in.          


http://www.inc.com/guides/write_biz_plan

 “Writing a Business Plan.” Inc Magazine

 

http://www.morebusiness.com/business-plans

 “MoreBusiness.com is an award-winning, one-stop resource website for entrepreneurs. Created in 1994, MoreBusiness.com is filled with sample business plans, marketing plans, templates, sample contracts and business agreements to help entrepreneurs start and grow a small business. Choose from over 100 free sample business plans to use as templates for writing your own.”


http://www.setoolbelt.org/resources/513

“NEBS Business Plan Tool. Use this online interactive tool to write your own business plan in a comfortable and easy step-by-step fashion.”

 

http://www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/small-business

NOLO publishing’s free and fee-based content for starting a small business.

 

http://www.ntia.doc.gov/opadhome/mtdpweb/busplano.htm

“Business Plan Outline.” National Telecommunications and Information Administration

 

GENERAL RESOURCES


http://www.bizjournals.com/philadelphia

Philadelphia Business Journal.


http://www.annualreports.com/
The Report Gallery is the most complete and up-to-date listing of annual reports and related financial reports online today

 

http://www.bbb.org
Better Business Bureau.

 

http://www.business.com
"Business.com is a comprehensive directory and search engine that focuses exclusively on business.  Provides free articles and links on a variety of topics.  Registration by individual user is required."


http://www.business.gov

The business gateway to the U. S. Government managed by the Small Business Administration and other federal agencies. Offers Small Business guides on various topics.

 

http://www.bloomberg.com    
Business Week Online: covers articles found in the print version of Business Week and information available only online

 

http://www.ceoexpress.com  

The site provides the links to a variety of free and subscription business related resources.

 

http://www.corporateinformation.com  
"Corporate Information. com. coverage includes a list of the largest companies in the world, information about national and international companies, company extensions, information about state industries, country research reports with a focus on business, currency rates, and news from around the world. Note: Basic registration for access to CorporateInformation.com is free. "


http://www.dos.state.pa.us/corps/site/default.asp    

Pennsylvania Department of State provides information resources for all types of corporations and organizations doing business in Pennsylvania; includes forms, filing information, fees and payment, and a searchable database of businesses.

 

http://www.emccc.org  

Eastern Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce website provides a member directory, events calendar, newsletter, marketing opportunities, and links to community information sites.


http://www.entrepreneur.com/bizstartups/index.html   

Information from Entrepreneur Magazine for starting a business,how-to guides, business ideas, startup basics and business plans.


http://www.forbes.com
Forbes.com covers articles found in the print version of Forbes Magazine and information available only online

 

http://www.fortune.com 
Fortune Magazine web site includes the electronic edition of the magazine, Fortune’s lists with links to the companies’ home pages, and information available only online.


http://www.hoovers.com   
Hoovers Online, a subscription service, provides limited free access to company information.

 

http://www.inc.com  
“Many of the resources on this site complement stories from the print issue of Inc. Magazine and the Inc. Technology 2000.  The online resources here are highly useful on their own -- but they are even more powerful when used in conjunction with the magazine.” Inc. Magazine web site offers advice and resources on getting started and growing your business.

 

http://agmarketing.extension.psu.edu/Business/PDFs/EntrepreneurGuide.pdf

"The Entrepreneur's Guide: Starting and Growing a Business in Pennsylvania."

 

http://www.kutztownsbdc.org/business_planning_resources.asp  

Website of the SBDC located at Kutztown University; provides resources, consulting, and learning opportunities to existing and potential entrepreneurs. The Kutztown University SBDC consultants suggest you review the following websites to help you build marketing, strategic, and business plans. For your convenience, we organized the sites into general resources and categorized resources. The general resources contain Federal and State agencies designed to help small business people. The categorized resources include competition, distribution, labor, and legal structure information.

 

http://www.managementhelp.org/fp_progs/np_mod/orgs_crs.htm

"Online Organization Development Program Module #2: 'Starting and Understanding Your Organization', written by Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD for Free Management Library(SM), a complete, highly integrated library for nonprofits and for-profits."

 

http://money.cnn.com
Financial news, articles, and stock quotes from CNN and Money Magazine. Requires log in to access Money Magazine archives using this account number: 0194 9425 200.

 

http://www.myownbusiness.org  

A free Internet course on starting a business.

 

http://www.nasdaq.com     
NASDAQ

 

http://www.nyse.com   
New York Stock Exchange.


http://www.pabizonline.com/Pages/default.aspx#.VNP5_C79zfc

"PA Open for Business" is the result of the Commonwealth's goal to make Pennsylvania the easiest place in the world to start, sustain and expand a business.” Requires log in:

USER NAME: lsb library and PASSWORD: library or click Cancel.

 

https://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/starting-managing-business/starting-business

U.S. Small Business Administration - America's Small Business Resource

 

http://www.score.org

"The SCORE Association is a national, nonprofit association with 11,500 volunteer members and 389 chapters throughout the United States and its territories.  SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration."

 

http://www.startupjournal.com  

Our content comes from the powerful editorial resources of The Wall Street Journal, the world's leading business publication, as well as WSJ.com, industry experts and StartupJournal's editorial team. Read current stories and columns, and use the extensive resources to learn about franchise opportunities, creating and executing a business plan, searching for trademarks, financing and running a business and researching industry business models.

 

http://www.tradepub.com
"Finding and subscribing to quality professional magazines has never been so convenient and easy.  Just browse the subject areas on the left, find and click on the trade publications that best match your skills and interests, and simply answer the questions on the qualification form. If your application is accepted by the publisher, you will receive a free, year-long subscription!"

 

http://userpages.umbc.edu/~korenman/wmst/links_bus.html  
"Women-Related Business/Work Web Sites directory compiled by Joan Korenman, author of 'Women's Studies / Women's Issues Resource Sites', a selective, annotated, highly acclaimed listing of web sites containing resources and information about women's studies /women's issues.”


http://whartonsbdc.wharton.upenn.edu/resources/

The Wharton Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), located at the University of Pennsylvania, provides resources, consulting, and learning opportunities to existing and potential entrepreneurs. Offers FAQ section on business plans and links to helpful resources.

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