Online Resources

Business Plan

SBA: The Business Plan – Roadmap to Success
Bplans.com: Sample Business Plans
Bplans.com: Hurdle: The Book on Business Planning (complete online book)

Sample Business Plans

Online Resources:

General Business Information

  • entrepreneurship.org
  • Texas Business Advisor: Entrepreneurship forms the basis of free market capitalism, fueling growth in the state economy. The Comptroller joins others in encouraging the spirit to try new ideas, build a business, attain wealth, and create jobs. The Business Advisor is our attempt to provide helpful information by opening a “one-stop shop,” for your convenience in learning how to start a business in Texas.
  • Willitfly.com: Make it easier to avoid the failure that frequently accompanies new undertakings.  Willitfly’s expert prep modules allow small businesses to find out instantly if they are ready to perform according to best practices for important business tasks.

City of Austin

Small Business Administration

SCORE

Austin Chamber of Commerce

National Association for the Self Employed

Alternate Financing

Market Research

Tips for Hiring Your First Employees

Cost Per Hire Calculator

Free Job Description Templates

Incubators

Free Credit Reports

Patents and Trademarks

Government Contracting

Austin Networking – Alliances – Resources

Business Journals

Professional Services Marketplace

Training

Other Geographic Resources

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