Small Business Information

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Business Source Premier: A business database providing full text articles from more than 2,950 scholarly business journals, including more than 300 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922 and nearly 900 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business.

ReferenceUSA: Small business owners/entrepreneurs can conduct powerful market research. Search by brands and products, 800 numbers, executive biographies, and nearby businesses.

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1st Stop Business Connection: Program sponsored by the Ohio Department of Development's Small Business Development Centers and the U.S. Small Business Administration, provides FREE state-level information needed to get started or continue on your entrepreneurial journey.

Clermont Co. Chamber of Commerce: Business advocacy organization that provides small business assistance.

EDGE: Program for socially and economically disadvantaged small business enterprises owned and operated by U.S. citizens who are Ohio residents.

Ohio Dept. of Development: Business Incentives and Loans: Explains what loans and grants are available and how to apply for them.

Ohio Dept.of Development: Entrepreneurship and Small Business FAQ: Answers common questions about starting your own business in Ohio.

SCORE: Free online and face-to-face business counseling, mentoring, and training from a nonprift association that is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration.

U.S. Small Business Administration: Programs and services to help you start, grow, and succeed with your small business.

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center: Information from the IRS for small businesses and the self-employed.