Links

There are many sources of information on the Net for small businesses and those interested in setting up small business websites, here are just a few in a list that is set to grow - watch this space!

UK sources of information for small businesses

Business Link. There are Business Link offices throughout the country providing local support for small businesses. The one based in Webby Foot's home town of Salisbury has a site at www.blswilts.co.uk

Project North East supply Business link with fact sheets (see examples) and further information and links can be found at their website at www.pne.org

British Telecom Small Business is an online magazine regularly updated - www.shop-atwork.bt.com

The Federation for Small Business has a site at www.fsb.org.uk

US based sources of information for small businesses
 

www.smalloffice.com
smallbusiness.yahoo.com
www.office.com/biztools
www.entrepreneurmag.com
www.fastcompany.com
www.lowe.org/smallbiznet
home.netscape.com/netcenter/smallbusiness
sbinformation.miningco.com
www.toolkit.cch.com
www.bizproweb.com
www.bloomberg.com/smallbiz

E-commerce information sources

www.ecominfocenter.com/help/faqs.html
www.imagic.com.au/ecommerce.htm


Newsgroups

Although it can be time consuming to sort the wheat from the chaff, a lot of valuable information and advice can be gained from newsgroups.

To find information about specific topics it might be wise to use the powerful newsgroup search feature at www.dejanews.com.

There are a myriad of business newsgroups as you will see if you download newsgroups with the newsgroup facility incorporated with most e-mail programs. Among the e-commerce newsgroups you should find alt.internet.commerce and alt.ecommerce.

Free Web Space

The following ISP's allow their free webspace to be used for business purposes:
(click here for further details of these sites)
 

BT LineOne - www.lineone.net
Freeserve - www.freeserve.net
Gateway - www.gateway.net/free
TescoNet - www.tesco.net
X-Stream - www.x-stream.com

The following websites allow the free webspace they provide to be used for business purposes:
(click here for further details of these sites)
 

Fortune City - www.fortunecity.com
Geo Cities - www.geocities.com
Tripod - www.tripod.com
Xoom - www.xoom.com

 

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