Friday, May 07, 2010

Home-Based Business

Starting a home-based business can be a complicated undertaking. Take advantage of the many resources available at the Lake County Public Library: books, magazines, and databases.

331.2567 JOHN
Tory Johnson
Will Work from Home: Earn the Cash - Without the Commute
658.041 EDWA
Paul Edwards
Home-Based Business for Dummies
658.0412 FITZ
Diana Fitzpatrick
The Work from Home Handbook: Flex Your Time, Improve Your Life
Some magazines speciallize in information for small businesses. The following titles contain advice for new ventures as well as ideas for expanding or growing an existing business. Check them out today:
Small Business Opportunities
Business & Company Resource Center - includes full text articles on home-based businesses and links to trade associations that are useful for the new entrepreneur.
Plunkett Research Online - contains data on 32 major industries. Use this database to conduct business & industry research, create marketing plans, analyze emerging technologies, develop business plans & sales guides, and download prospect lists.
Small Business Resource Center - available through INSPIRE, this database provides over 400 sample business plans.
The Small Business Advocate -
National Association for the Self-Employed -
The USA Home-Based Business Page -
Visit your local library today and inquire about these useful resources for starting your own home-based business. See more information about the Lake County (IN) Public Library and its services to business at