Understanding where to find the necessary resources to help you with your business is very important. We have several resources listed below which can help you with the needs you have with starting or building your business.
Business Assistance Websites
Business.gov is a government website which provides services that support America's small business. Along with general information about starting and managing a small business, Business.gov has information about laws and regulations for businesses.
The SBA is an agency of the federal government, set aside to "aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small businesses." The website provides a wide array of business start-up (including a step-by-step planner) and management information.
Created by Missouri University Extension's Business Development Program, this site provides a wide range of resource topics specific to Missouri. Everything from marketing and sales to environmental issues is here. Additionally, the site provides links to assistance and training opportunities.
A website that provides a connection with a network of nonprofit small business resource organizations. These can be accessed through contacting MOSourceLink or by using The Resource Navigator.
SCORE is a type of online consultation service dedicated to providing free online mentoring services in addition to business tools, such as business plan templates, how-to tips, online workshops and webinars.
Inc. is an online publication that reports on stories through articles and videos. Additionally, Inc. does offer free tools and resources, such as download-able worksheets and documents, and a monthly newsletter after a free registration.
This site has a comprehensive collection of information and resources for any entrepreneur, including youth, women and veterans.
Knowledge for every stage of your business.
Designed for any business, Biz Toolkit provides access to free and premium business tools and resources to help your business grow and succeed.
This organization's mission is to help rural communities embrace entrepreneurship as a core rural economic development strategy.