Reference USA

Reference USA is the premier source of business and residential information for reference and research. Used by entrepreneurs, businesses, students, job-seekers or anyone wanting access to information on tens of millions of businesses and hundreds of millions of consumers in an easy-to-search format.  It is the leading provider in business and consumer research! Offering a full-service platform and helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

Business Insights Essentials

Business Insights Essentials is an all-in-one source for business research. Access industry rankings, profiles, market share data, and company histories. Easily browse companies and industries to get the most up-to-date news, statistical data, and financial reports. Use comparison charts to compare revenue, sales and employees of multiple companies or industries.

Small Business Resource Center

Small Business Resource Center provides access to important small business management resources. Small Business Resource Center offers a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content, including Business Plans Handbook, a collection of real-life business plans for all types of businesses. Small Business Resource Center provides the prospective and current entrepreneurial community with a resource that enhances business longevity.

Encyclopedia of Small Business 2011

While the actions of large companies are the subject of most business news cycles, small businesses are the backbone of the American economy. These businesses employ over half of all U.S. workers, and they account for 64% of net new jobs. Small business (often defined as a business with less than 100 workers) may be small, but it is everywhere. It is innovative, adaptive, and has a ubiquitous presence in most every American city. Encyclopedia of Small Business 2011 has useful information.

Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, & Entrepreneurship

Everyday Finance: Economics, Personal Money Management, and Entrepreneurship provides a mix of basic and practical information on economics, personal money management, and starting a business.

Business Collection

Business Collection provides coverage of all business disciplines, including accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management and strategy, as well as business theory and practice. Users will understand the activities of companies and industries worldwide through business and trade publications, complemented by a selection of international, U.S., and regional news publications.

General OneFile

General OneFile: A one-stop source for news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics. Millions of full-text articles, many with images. Updated daily.

General Reference Center

General Reference Center is a general interest database that integrates a variety of sources - newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.

Business and Marketing Resources Guide

Explore this guide to learn more about Business and Marketing Resources provided by the Blount County Public Library.