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Small Business Bibliography

GENERAL WORKS

Business Article and Directory Databases  http://www.bpl.org/electronic/business.asp

trademark

 

Elias, Stephen and Kate McGrath. Trademark: legal care for your business and product name.

 

 

microentrepreneurship

 

 

 

 

smbiz

 

Pakroo, Peri. Small business start-up kit.

 

 

BUSINESS PLANS

bizplans

 

Business plans handbook: a compilation of actual business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. v.1- . Detroit: Gale Research, 1995- Also available through the Gale Virtual Reference Library  with a Metro Boston Library Network card or ecard

 

 

Business Plans and Profiles Index (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh website) http://www.carnegielibrary.org/subject/business/bplansindex.html

Business Plan Templates (Service Corps of Retired Executives)http://www.score.org/template_gallery.html

BUYING OR SELLING A BUSINESS

brg

West, Tom. Business reference guide: the essential guide to pricing a business.

 

 

FINANCIAL & OPERATING RATIOS

 

rma

 

Annual statement studies. annual. Philadelphia: RMA.

 

 

almanac

 

Almanac of business and industrial financial ratios. annual. NY: Aspen Publishers

 

 

MANAGEMENT

Business Article databases, for example, Business and Management Practices http://www.bpl.org/electronic/business.asp#periodical

managers

 

Randazzo, Gary.  The Manage’s Guide to Building a Successful Business.

 

 

 

 

shark

 

 

MARKETING

facebook

 

Ray, Ramon. The Facebook Guide to Small Business Marketing.

 

 

 

stand

 

Fletcher, Aaron N.  Stand Out A Simple and Effective Online Marketing Plan for your Small Business