UW-River Falls Business Links

Business Links

 

Wisconsin Small Business Development Center:  http://www.wisconsinsbdc.org

 

Small Business Administration:  http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/

 

Wisconsin Small Business Administration:  http://www.sba.gov/about-offices-content/2/3158

 

Adobe Acrobat reader: http://www.adobe.com/prodindex/acrobat/readstep.html

 

Business plan websites: http://www.bplans.comhttp://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/starting/businessplan.html; http://www.bizplanit.com; http://www.toolkit.com/tools/index.aspx

 

Business taxes, health and safety, human resources, business development and more: http://dwd.wisconsin.gov/dwd/default_business.htm

 

Business Start-ups to read past articles:  http://www.entrepreneur.com/magazine/startups/index.html

 

Climatology Office for Wis: http://www.aos.wisc.edu/~sco/

 

Contracting opportunities: http://www.hud.gov/osdbu/osdbu.html

 

Employer Handbook, from the Unemployment Insurance Division at: http://www.dwd.state.wi.us/ui

 

Environmental Protection Agency — Regulations, pollution prevention, business initiatives: http://www.epa.gov/epahome/business.htm

 

Family Business http://www.fambiz.com - links to University family business web sites

 

Federal government: http://fedstats.gov/

 

Federal government statistics: http://www.fedworld.gov

 

Federal Trade Commission for Franchise and Business Opportunity Rule as well as other FTC information: http://www.ftc.gov

 

Financing:

Franchises:

 

Global List, World's Chambers of Commerce and Industry: http://chamberdirectory.worldchambers.com/

 

Government Contracting: http://www.sba.gov/category/navigation-structure/contracting;   http://www.sba.gov/advocacy/7540

 

Government Printing Office: http://www.access.gpo.gov/

 

Home pages of State of Wisconsin agencies: http://wi.gov/state/core/agency_index.html

 

Direct address to Commerce: http://commerce.wi.gov/

 

Inc. Online Newsletter: http://www.inc.com

 

Independent Business Assn. of Wisconsin: http://www.ibaw.com/

 

IRS site: http://www.irs.gov/businesses/index.html

 

IRS Web site, The Digital Daily: www.irs.gov

 

Legal Questions and Answers: http://lawguru.com/; http://www.nolo.com; http://www.findlaw.com

 

Natural Resources-Wisconsin Department-permits, fish, wildlife information: http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/

 

Small Business Advancement National Center: http://www.sbaer.uca.edu

 

Smart Business Supersite: http://www.smartbiz.com

 

Switchboard, addresses of businesses, yellow pages: http://switchboard.com

 

Tax Information, form and publications: http://www.dor.state.wi.us/; http://www.taxes.state.mn.us; http://www.quicken.com/taxes; http://www.smbiz.com

 

Trade-International: http://www.ita.doc.gov

 

Travel Spots in Wisconsin: http://www.wistravel.com/

 

US Bureau of Labor Statisics: www.bls.gov

 

US Business Advisor, Federal Government for Business, venture, innovation, OSHA, W-2 import/export, international business, finance: http://www.business.gov/

 

US Census Bureau County Business Patterns, including information on employment, payroll, and number of establishments categorized by Standard Industrial Code: http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/

 

US Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census: http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/tiger.html

 

US Postal Service: http://www.usps.com

 

US telephone numbers: http://www.555-1212.com/

 

University of Wisconsin-Extension: http://www.uwex.edu

 

Volunteers from the Senior Corps of Retired Executives help mentor start-up businesses nationwide: http://www.score.org

 

Web marketing, site design: http://webmarketingtoday.com/category/design/

 

Wisconsin Blue Book: http://legis.wisconsin.gov/lrb/bb/11bb/

 

Wisconsin Economic Development Resource Network: http://www.weda.org