Bigstep.com - This
site won the Editors' Choice award from PC Magazine for its storefront
service. Offers excellent setup features for a small businessperson
wanting to set up shop online.
eFax.com - Working out of your home and
don't want the added expense of a second line just for faxes? This
site will set up a free fax number for you and then forward your faxes to
your e-mail account where you can view them on your computer and print them
out like any other fax!
Freemerchant.com - As its name
implies, this site will allow you to set up an online business for
free. The tradeoff, as always of course, is that you must accept ads
on your site.
Stamps.com - This site (especially
with its recent acquisition of iShip.com) can offer you a complete online
resource for on-demand postage and shipping.
Business Administration (SBA) - The
U.S. Small Business Administration, established in 1953, provides
financial, technical and management assistance to help Americans start,
run, and grow their businesses.
Network - An online service for members listing businesses
for sale across the country as well as buyers wishing to acquire
- "CapNet™ is a network for finding capital for growing
businesses. The service offers the user access to a databank of hidden
funding sources from members."
Startup (SBA) - Excellent resources for starting a new business.
Banks (Yahoo) - A listing of investment banks around the country
offering a wide range of business financings.
Capital (Yahoo) - List of venture capital firms and the types of
industries and equity investments they are seeking.
Credit (Yahoo) - Listing of banks across the country specializing
in (generally secured) business financing.