The Internet has some exciting small business web sites that offer
information, advice and answers. Here are a few that you might find
The Hagerstown - Washington County Chamber of Commerce. The business
voice of Washington County. This organization offers business
assistance, networking and promotional opportunities.
maryland made easy
Simplifying what it takes to start a business in maryland. Business Registration and Licensing information available on this site.
The Center for Business Planning helps you plan, document and
evaluate all aspects of your business strategy.
From the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, this
site offers resources for starting, growing and supporting your
A site to get help finding seed money for your small business.
Garage.com helps entrepreneurs and investors build great businesses.
Find information about the U.S. Small Business Administration's
guaranteed loan programs, government resources and legislation
relating to small businesses on this site.
The CC Business Owners Toolkit offers small business tax information,
a small office/home office guidebook and more.
If you're self-employed, a home-based business owner, a free
agent, an e-lancer, a telecommuter, or other independent professional
then this site's for you.
Great advice for working women, about woman-owned firms and targeted
resources for women in business.
Get tips and tools for building and growing your web site, attracting
customers, making money and managing operations.
the maryland entrepreneurs guide
A concise guide to federal and Maryland financing and support programs for emerging companies brought to you by the Guide's Original Contributors.
Accounting 101: Know Your Numbers
What You Need to Know
You're the heart and soul of your business--but while you have the vision and the motivation, you may not have the number sense. To get a grip on your business finances, begin by finding out the important accounting terms every entrepreneur should know.