SCORE of Hawaii Business Resource Library

Take advantage of the many local and national resources available to you here at no cost.

www.score.org/presentations/concentric/index.html - Create an on line web solution

www.score.org — SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business”

www.hawaiipacificexportcouncil.org  -  Export Trade Assistance

www.sba.gov—U.S. Small Business Administration

http://www.ideachannel.tv/ - The wisdom of Milton Friedman

www.cch.com—Business Owners Information Toolkit

www.odod.state.oh.us/edd/1ststop—Business Start-up Kit

www.startupjournal.com—Wall Street Journal Center for Entrepreneurs

www.mycorporation.com—Incorporation Information

www.allbusiness.com—All Around Business Advice

www.inc.com—Inc. Magazine Business Information

www.irs.gov/smallbiz—Internal Revenue Service - Forms, Tax Help

www.score.org/learning_center.html has numerous business tips and articles for all entrepreneurs plus individual areas targeted for women, minority, veteran and young entrepreneurs.

www.score.org/business_toolbox.html contains sections on general business tools, templates, online workshops, business book reviews as well as financial guides and information.

www.grants.gov The SBA does not provide grants for business start-ups, but grants are available through other government agencies for a variety of activities. This site lists numerous grants offered by agencies within the federal government.

Score Reference Materials

I. OPERATIONAL ISSUES

Business Insurance Consideration
Intellectual Property Overview - Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights
Intellectual Property - Provisional Patent Information
Non-Disclosure Agreement Template
Lease Considerations
Tax Considerations
Taking Control of Cash Flow

II. FINANCING 

Start-Up and Existing Businesses
SBA Loan Guaranty Fact Sheet
Patriot Express Loan Initiative

III. HUMAN RESOURCES

Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Personnel Administration

IV. SALES and MARKETING

Federal Procurement Directory
Marketing Basics

V. STARTING A BUSINESS

Basic Guide for Starting a Business
Comparison of Forms of Business Organizations
Buying or Selling a Business
Evaluating Franchise Opportunities
Guide to Writing Business Plans
Licenses, Regulations and Permits Overview
Business Licenses in San Diego & County
Business Start-up Information Resources
Restaurants as a Business
Start-up Considerations
Start-up Information Kit - SBA