FormNet® is designed to save you the time and expense of creating business documents from scratch. You can download and customize various business forms according to your needs, and immediately put them to work in your business–all for free. Market Research Tools

The website offers self-serve market research tools from Third Wave Research, which is a spin-off of the Applied Population Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Utilizing US Census data, these tools deliver stats on demographics, demographic trends, household spending, business profiling and product spending for the entire US in real-time, at no cost. Want to know just how cool these tools are? Go to … [ Read more ]

Start-Up Kits

These kits offer industry, market, and operations information for over 40 types of businesses. The site includes how-to guides with comments from successful entrepreneurs, suggestions for researching business opportunities and creating a business plan, and links to associations and franchises. It also features an e-mail service for an expert’s advice about starting out, sales and marketing, management and operations, and other matters.

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