There are a number of websites that provide useful information for starting a business. These sites provide useful information from naming your business to writing a business plan to financing your business. Some of the better sites are:
- Iowa Source Link - The premiere online resource connecting entrepreneurs and small businesses to more than 300 resource providers across Iowa.
- Iowa Economic Development Authority - IEDA is ready to provide the assistance your startup needs to succeed.
- Entrepreneur - The online magazine has a section just for startups.
- My Own Business - A nonprofit organization providing free online business courses.
- Inc. The online magazine has a section on "How to Start a Business."
We also have a library of custom market research reports for Cherokee County that are very useful for new business owners who are researching market potential.
Check out our market research library.