Mohawk Valley Library Association

Better Business Basics


Information for starting and staying in business.

Library and Online References
Demographics, directories for marketing and contact information, maps, MVLS catalog, news, periodicals and more.

Regional and New York State Resources
Local and regional resources for small business.

Starting Points
General information, small business start-up, business plans, state and federal regulations business forms, ideas for going into business, IRS.

Financing a Small Business
How to get started, where to find money, how to handle your money, tax advice, personal finance and more.

Operating a Small Business
Marketing, promotion, human resources, growing an existing business, Patents and Trademarks

International Business
Information on doing business around the world.

Startup ideas, franchises, new ventures. Resources for those developing new business ideas.

Home Based Business
Ideas and help getting your home based business up and running.

Getting started selling online. How to set up a 'store', process online payments, marketing and more.

Mega Sites
Can't find what you need here? Then visit these big sites with loads of links to other resources.

An effort has been made to choose resources which are authoritative and accurate. Sites may change and we urge you to use your judgment when using information found on the Websites listed. Listing of site does not imply endorsement.

Better Business Basics is supported by Federal Library Services and Technology Act funds, awarded to the New York State Library by the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.

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Last updated: October 23, 2003 © 2001 Mohawk Valley Library System