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Small Business

Web Sites

New Jersey Small Business Development Centers
Helps small businesses expand operations, manage growth or launch new ventures. Offices are located in every county of the state.

Small Business Administration
The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services to people throughout the United States.

Business USA - Official Business Link to the U.S. Government
The US Government's official website for small businesses. Provides access to Federal, state, and local information that helps business owners successfully start and operate while staying compliant with laws and regulations.

Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Tax information for small businesses.

NJ Business Portal - State of New Jersey
Portal for New Jersey business information.

A nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide.
The website of the magazine, Entrepeneur, contains information on all aspects of starting a new business.

Online Library Resources

Gale E-Commerce Sourcebook
Deborah J. Baker, 2003, Read online; enter your library card number if prompted.

Gale Encyclopedia of E-Commerce
Jane A. Malonis, 2002, Read online; enter your library card number if prompted.

Business Plans Handbook
14 vols., 2005, access all 14 volumes at Gale Virtual Reference Library

Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship
2 vols., 2008, Read online; enter your library card number if prompted.

Encyclopedia of Small Business
2 vols., 2002, Read online; enter your library card number if prompted.

eBay and E-Commerce

025.04 FER
Wild west 2.0: how to protect and restore your online reputation on the untamed social frontier
Michael Fertik, 2010

381 PER
eBay income: how anyone of any age, location, and/or background can build a highly profitable online business with eBay
John N. Peragine, 2011

658.8 ENN
The eBay Business Answer Book: The 350 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Making Big Money on eBay
Cliff Ennico, 2008

658.8 HOL
1000 Best eBay Success Secrets
Greg Holden, 2006

658.8 MIL
YouTube for Business: Online Video Marketing for Any Business
Michael Miller, 2008

Getting Started

658 NEW
The New Jersey Business Source Book
Resource Communications Group, 12th ed., 2008

658 STE
Ultimate Homebased Business Handbook: How to Start, Run and Grow Your Own Profitable Business
James Stephenson, 2nd ed., 2008

658.02 AWE
The Entrepreneur's Information Sourcebook: Charting the Path to Small Business Success
Susan C. Awe, 2006

658.02 BAR
Small Business, Big Life: Five Steps to Creating a Great Life with Your Own Small Business
Louis Barajas, 2007

658.02 SWE
A Fearless Guide to Starting a Profitable 5K Business: Create Immediate Income by Investing $5,000 or Less
Marilyn Sweet, 2007

658.04 DEU
The Big Idea: How to Make Your Entrepreneurial Dreams Come True, From the “aha” Moment to Your First Million
Donny Deutsch, 2009

658.1 MCG (Storage—See Staff)
Business for Beginners: From Research and Business Plans to Money, Marketing and the Law
Frances McGuckin, 2005

658.1 NOV
How to Start a Business in the State of New Jersey
Lawrence Novick, 2007

658.1 PAK
The women's small business start-up kit: a step-by-step legal guide
Peri Pakroo, 2010

658.11 ABR
Your idea, inc.: 12 steps to building a million-dollar business -- starting today!
Sandy Abrams, 2010

658.11 JER
Big bold business advice from New Jersey women business owners
Joyce Restaino, 2012

658.15 MCK +CD
How to Write a Business Plan
Mike P. McKeever, 8th ed., 2007

658.4 BUR
Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big
Bo Burlingham, 2005

658.4012 WAR
Save your small business: 10 crucial strategies to survive hard times or close down & move on
Ralph E. Warner, 2009

658.8 AND
The Long Tail: Why the Future of Business Is Selling Less of More
Chris Anderson, 2006

658.8 LES
Ultimate Book of Franchises: From the Franchise Experts at Entrepreneur Magazine
Rieva Lesonsky, 2nd ed., 2007

Legal and Tax Information

343.7305 DAI
Tax Savvy for Small Business
Frederick W. Daily, 12th ed., 2008

343.7305 FIS
Home Business Tax Deductions: Keep What You Earn
Stephen Fishman, 5th ed., 2008

343.7306 WEL 2012 ed.
J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes

657 PIN
Keeping the Books: Basic Recordkeeping and Accounting for the Successful Small Business
Linda Pinson, 7th ed., 2007


658.8 KAS
Clients, clients, and more clients: create an endless stream of new business with the power of psychology
Larina Kase, 2012

658.8 UND
Why We Buy: The Science of Shopping
Paco Underhill, 2009 (revised edition)

658.8 ZAG
The Marketing Playbook: Five Battle-Tested Plays for Capturing and Keeping the Lead in Any Market
John Zagula, 2004

658.872 SCO
The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use News Releases, Blogs, Podcasting, Viral Marketing, & Online Media to Reach Buyers Directly
David Scott, 2009

659 CAD
Do-It-Yourself Publicity: For Those Too Cheap or Too Broke to Hire a Publicist
Phyllis Caddell, 2006