Success, Innovation, Quality

 

 

RESOURCES

Books

Here are some of the books we recommend to small business owners. You can order them by clicking through to Amazon.com

The Successful Home Business Guide is the resource everyone thingking or starting, or who has already started, a home-based business needs.
Jay Conrad Levinson's classic Guerrilla Marketing is a wealth of information on innovative and inexpensive marketing ideas.
The E-Myth Revisited is a must read for any business owner who wants to grow their business and yet have a life.
Successful business owners obcess over every detail. This quick read explains why such obcession is necessary.

 

Links

Following are some useful links for the small business, and relating to the Institute for Independent Business.

www.iib.org.ws Instititue for Independent Business international web site

www.entresource.biz The Entrepreneurship Innovation Institute (EII) of Lorain County Community College is a one-stop resource to support the successful development of entrepreneurs, employers, business startups and non-profit organizations.

www.ideacrossing.org This is an outstanding site to connect service providers to businesses, connect businesses with money sources, and to connect money sources with businesses.

www.ibuyneo.com This is another outstanding source for northern Ohio businesses - linking businesses together.

www.startupjournal.com Wall Street journal site for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Some great information.

www.Bizstats.com Industry Financial benchmarks

www.manta.com Get basic information on thousands of US businesses.

www.smetoolkit.org Lots of useful information for the small and mid-sized business

www.cleveland.com/entrepreneur Cleveland Plain Dealer's small business site

www.sba.gov US Government small business web site

www.salary.com Salary benchmarks

www.sos.state.oh.us Ohio secretary of state

www.cose.org Web site for Cleveland's Council On Smaller Enterprises (COSE)

http://bizadvisor.search3.hop.clickbank.net - "Small Business Guide To Search Engine Marketing" - great book on driving traffic to your web site.

www.wbsonline.com - thousands of helpful documents and articles for small business

www.merchantloans.com/friendlysites/ - Obtain a business loan or cash advance for your business. No application fee.

www.ManagementModel.com - Focused Management Inc. provides leadership and management skills training programs that result in more effective leaders and more responsive organizations.

www.ektralamp.com - Siqua Group's lamp manufacturing company

 

Links To Other IIB Associates
in the Cleveland Area

Alpha Business Advisors - Gus Gallucci

MKA Associates, Inc - Dick Ashcroft