General Business Resources Guide
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Business Resources on the Web
- Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary
ITS Tutorial School’s comprehensive source of definitions for commerce related terms. Over 3000 terms defined. This dictionary is primarily aimed at supporting secondary and tertiary students who are studying business and commerce related subjects. The definitions of terms that have been included are most of the major subject specific words that students will come across in secondary level accounting, business studies and economics courses.
AllBusiness.com helps business professionals save time and money by addressing real-world business questions and presenting practical solutions. The site offers resources including how-to articles, business forms, contracts and agreements, expert advice, blogs, business news, business directory listings, product comparisons, business guides, a business association and more.
White Pages: Find a Person/Reverse Lookup – All of the residential and business white pages listings are public information obtained from local telephone records for published telephone listings. These listings can range from 3-6 months old and are updated every three months.
Yellow Pages: Find a Business – Yellow Page listings (searches by category or name) are obtained from YELLOWPAGES.COM and are updated on a regular basis.
- AT&T Directory Assistance
Online directory to find phone numbers, addresses, maps and directions for businesses and people in the U.S.
- Better Business Bureau
BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust.
Biz/ed is a free online service for students, teachers and lecturers of business, economics, accounting, leisure and recreation, and travel and tourism.
The mission of the Bizlink website is to support the local, national, and international business communities and others conducting business research. Bizlink provides access to selected electronic and print business resources. Bizlink users will find reliable, recent, and authoritative information from sites selected by PLCMC’s professional Information Services staff.
Using state-of-the-art federated search technology from Deep Web Technologies, Biznar accelerates your search by returning the most relevant results from across the World Wide Web, including blogs, wikis, mainstream searches and deep web sources to one, easily navigable page. Each search is done in real-time, searching the sources you select as if you were entering the search term on each individual website yourself. Duplicates are removed, the results weighed for relevance and then ranked according to how closely it matches your search word or phrase. Clicking on any of the results will take you directly to the source website where you can view your information directly.
- Black Enterprise
The premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans. Since 1970, BE has provided essential business information and advice to professionals, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and decision makers. Each month, Black Enterprise magazine provides 3.9 million readers with information on entrepreneurship, careers, and financial management. It is the definitive source of information for and about African American business markets and leaders, and the authority on black business news and trends.
- BNET Business Network
At BNET, managers find practical, trusted resources for the business challenges they face every day and effective techniques for moving their companies and careers forward.
- Business A to Z: A Glossary of Business Terms
From WashingtonPost.com. The glossary contains more than 1,250 business terms, organized and cross-referenced for your convenience. You can search the glossary for a particular word or search the full text of the glossary to find every reference to a word or phrase.
Search engine and directory and pay-per-click advertising network serving more than 40 million business users and thousands of advertisers every month. Business.com helps business decision makers quickly find what they need to manage and grow their businesses.
Features over 20,000 definitions and over 115,000 links between related terms providing a clear and concise description of any and all business terms.
- Center for Women’s Business Research
The go-to source on the trends, characteristics, achievements, and challenges of women business owners and their enterprises.
Offers a variety of business services such as career placement, recruitment services, business research, surveys and advertising.
- INFOMINE: Scholarly Internet Resource Collections: Business and Economics
A virtual library of Internet resources relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains useful Internet resources such as databases, electronic journals, electronic books, bulletin boards, mailing lists, online library card catalogs, articles, directories of researchers, and many other types of information.
Wharton University of Pennsylvania shares its intellectual capital through Knowledge@Wharton, the school’s online business journal. Knowledge@Wharton offers free access to: Analysis of current business trends; Interviews with industry leaders and Wharton faculty; Articles based on the most recent business research; Conference overviews, book reviews, and links to relevant content; Searchable database of over 1,500 articles and research abstracts.
- Metrics 2.0: Business & Market Intelligence
Helps business executives, managers, consultants, and investment professionals save time and do their jobs more effectively by keeping them informed of important data-driven big picture business and market trends. Metrics 2.0 is an online data-driven business and market intelligence platform, with a unique research infrastructure to identify, aggregate, analyze, and synthesize the most relevant publicly available data – research, surveys, stats, facts, figures, and forecasts – from thousands of authoritative sources in a timely manner to help you generate useful insights.
- National Black Business Council, Inc.
The NBBC is a non-profit organization dedicated to the creation and advancement of African American and minority owned businesses. Their mission is to create and support programs that will close the economic and digital divides between minority and majority businesses.
- National Minority Business Council
The NMBC has been helping small, minority- and women-owned businesses succeed for over a quarter century. Founded in 1972, the organization is dedicated to providing business assistance, educational opportunities, seminars, purchasing listings and related services to hundreds of businesses throughout the tri-state area and across the nation.
- Reference for Business
Encyclopedia of Small Business; Encyclopedia of Business; Business Biographies; Business Plans; Encyclopedia of American Industries; Encyclopedia of Management; Company Histories; Leading American Businesses.
Online resource for finding information and insights on businesses and retailers.
- Wall Street Executive Library
Collection of business websites.
- Women and Business
From the Association of College & Research Libraries / American Library Association: Associations/Organizations/Centers; Biographies of Prominent Business Women; Directories of Women Owned Businesses; Newsletters and Journals; Resources for Business Start Ups; Statistical Sources.
A wholly owned subsidiary of AT&T. As a leading Internet Yellow Pages and search directory, YELLOWPAGES.COM is uniquely able to offer searchable directory listings. Whether looking for a particular item, business, event, location or service, YELLOWPAGES.COM is a trusted online source for comprehensive national and local business information.