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Useful Business Links

This web page provides a large collection of useful links to other websites with an emphasis on business related resources. However, a number of other fun categories (such as Food) have been included.

Accounting

Accounting Dictionary | Accounting Directory | Accounting Software | Accounting Web | Accountants World | Accounts Payable | Audit Resources | CPA Net | Inter Federation of Accts | SmartPros | Just Accounting | My Accounting Course |

Associations

| Business Appraisers | Business Rules Professionals | Business Process Professionals | Finance Managers | Financial Mgmt Association | Financial Service Professionals | Institute of Business Analysis | Merger & Acquisitions | Six Sigma Professionals

Balanced Scorecard

B-Scorecard - Gov't / NonPrt | Performance Cycle | Scorecard Community | Scorecard Support | Scorecard Templates | Simple Examples |

Business Startups

| AngelPad | BetaSpring | Brandery | Brand Names | Curator | Deal Room | Early Customer Acquisition | Find Customers | F6S | Funding Network | Germ | Gust | Haiku Deck | Investment Platform | Killer Startups | Landing Page | Name Generator | New Startups | Pitch Your Startup | Pre Screened Startups | Proove Idea | Showcase Startups | Startup Documents | Startup Grind | Startup Resources | TechStars | TechWildCatters | Trademarks | WeWork | XMind | Y Combinator | {Also see MVP - Minimum Viable Product Tools Category}

Business Networking

| Angel Network | B N I | Cocult | Face to Face | LinkedIn | Master Seek | OpenBC-Xing | Opprtunity | Refer | Spoke | Swap Business Cards | Ryze |

Certifications

| Certified Estate Planner | Certified Fraud Examiner | Certified Info Systems Auditor | Certified Internal Auditor | Certified Mgmt Accountant | Certified Public Accountant | CPA - How to Become | Certified Valuation Analyst | Chartered Accountant | Chartered Financial Analyst | Master Financial Professional |

Coaching

Coaching Federation | Coach For Growth | Coaching Inc | Coaching Out of the Box | Coaching Training Alliance | Coach Training | Executive Coaching and Leadership

Collaboration Tools

| Click Meeting | Concept Board | Concept Box | Freed Camp | Glass Cubes | Go Visual | Igloo Software | Ning | Padlet | Podio | Project Pier | Proof Hub | Proto Notes | Red Booth | Red Pen | Slack | Veeting | Vyew | Wall FM | White Board | Yammer

Competitive Intelligence

Annual Reports | Aurora - Training | Brint Business Research | Business Research Reports | Business Wire | Capital IQ | CI Institute | CI Radar | CI Techniques | Competitive Reviews | Corporate Information | DataWatch | Dialog Online Research | DigiMind | Enterprise Intell | European Co's | Expo Central | Free Edgar | Gleanster | Google Patent Search | Government Databases | Hoovers - Financial | HR Intelligence | Industry Research | Intelligence Plaza | Investigator Tools | Just the Facts | Keyword Intelligence | Knowledge Express | Lexis Nexis | Local Business | Local News | More Over | Newspaper Articles | Newspapers-Magazines | Online Library | Organizational Charts | Patent Monitoring | Public Records | Public Register | Research Reporter | Search Libraries | Sky Minder | Social Intelligence | Society of Comp Intelligence | Trade Publications | Trade Shows | Trade Shows-2 | Trade Shows-3 | Trade Shows-4 | Trellian |

Consulting Firms - Large

Accenture | A T Kearney | Bain | Booz Allen | Boston Consulting | Capgemini | Deloitte | IBM | McKinsey | Towers Watson |

Consulting Resources

Biz Bash | Consulting Mag | eLance | Guru | iFreeLance | Personal Info Mgr |

CPA Firms - Large

| Ernest & Young | Deloitte Touche | KPMG | Grant Thornton | McGladrey & Pullen | BDO Seidman | Baird Kurtz Dobson | Plante & Moran | Clifton Gunderson | Moss Adams | Crowe Chizek

CrowdFunding

| CircleUp | CrowdFunder | Crowd Rise | EarlyShares | GoFundMe | Indiegogo | KickStarter | MicroVentures | PeerBackers | Razoo | Relay Fund | Rocket Hub | WeFunder |

CrowdSourcing - Design

| 99 Designs | Blur Group | Create Art | Crowd Spring | Digi Served | Logo Arena | Quirky | Wooshii | Zooppa

CrowdSourcing - Ideas

| Idea Connection | Idea Scale | InnoCentive | My Pitch | Naming Force |

CrowdSourcing - Services

| Challenge Post | Charodix | Crowd Flower | Crowd Tap | Genius Rocket | Get Satisfaction | Jovota | Lead Tip | LiveOps | Map Me | Traffic Reports | Transcription | Translation |

CrowdSourcing - Social

| Change Makers | Crowd Voice | Ennovent | Sama Source |

CrowdSourcing - Tools

|Crowdsourcing.com | Crowdsourcing.org | Evly | Hoot Suite | KIT Digital | User Voice | Zoho

CrowdSourcing - Work

| Click Worker | Gigwalk | GigZon | Micro Task | Mechanical Turk | Open Innovation | Skill Bridge | Software Freelancers | Software Testing | Task Us | Top Coder | UpWork | U Test | User Testing | World 4 Brains

Design Examples

| Beer Cooler | Bicycles | Bike Light | Bird Feeders | Body Jewelry | Chairs | Clocks | Coffee Makers | Custom Bicycles | Cutting Tools | Dog Tracker | Drawing | Fans | Food Box | Furniture | Gifts | Headlamp | Health Devices | Headphones | Home | Household | Jackets | Juicers | Living | Outdoor Knife | Pens | Pens-2 | Phone Accessories | Pocket Knife | Pogo Stick | Smart Phones | Strollers | Temperature Cooking | Thermostat | Trackers | Wallets | Watches | Watches-2 | Wireless Speaker | Wireless Speaker-2 |

Drones

| 3D Robotics | Air Dog | Blade | D-J-I | Dromida | eHang | Heli-Max | Hexo-Plus | Parrot | Walkera | X Craft | Yuneec

Entrepreneurship

| Emerge | Entrepreneurship Center | Entrepreneur Magazine | More Business | New Inventions | Private Equity Valuations | Startup Collaboration | Startup Nation | Startup Network | Startup Partnerships | Strategy Coach | Young Entrepreneurs

Finance

Business Finance Magazine | CFO Magazine | Earnings Forecast | Finance Fluent | Financial Analysis Platform | Financial Forecasts | Financial Dictionary | Financial Glossary | MoneyTree | Proformative | Quantitative Finance | Quick Resources |

Finance - Global

| Currency Conversion | Global Investor | Global Financial Information | Global Resources | Institute for International Finance | International Finance Corporation | Swaps & Derivatives | World Chambers

Food

| Boneless Ribs | Breads | Cakes | Candy | Cheeses | Cheese Cake | Chocolate Pretzels | Coffee Cake | Cookies | Custom Health Bars | Custom Nutrition Bars | Fruit Baskets | Grass Fed Beef | Gourmet Food | Gourmet Food-2 | Gourmet Food-3 | Gourmet Ice Cream | Gourmet Popcorn | Healthy Popcorn | Jams | Latkes | Natural Foods | New York Food | Nuts | Peanuts | Poultry | Salami | Smoked Meats | Smoked Salmon | Smoked Turkey | Spanish Food | Speciality Foods | Speciality Foods-2 | Vegan Cheese |

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General Business

Advice from Retired Exec | Benchmark Reports |Biz-Legal Documents | Biz Manuals | Biz Move | Biz Toolkit | Business Documents | Business Forms | Business Models | Business Tool Kits | Business Nation | CEO Refresher | Customer Service | Discover Business | Family Owned | Filings | Home Business Resources | Idea Cafe | Improvement Software | Inventory Operations | Management Paradise | Outsourcing | Sell Your Business | Strategy and Business | Useful Tools |

Government Web Sites - Federal

| Census Bureau | Congressional Documents | Defense Facts | Federal Laws | First Gov | Food & Drug Adm | General Accounting Office | Health | Inspector General | National Archives | Securities and Exchange Commission | Technology and Science | Transportation | White House

Government Web Sites - State

Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Montana | Nebraska | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Wa shington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming

Human Resource Management

Ascentis | Biz Train | Ceridian | Effortless HR | HR BLR | HR Compliance | HR Dictionary | HR Forms | HR Guide | HR Platform | HR Policies | HR Tech | HR Tests | HR Vendor News | HR Village | HR World | Insperity | Kronos | Mangrove | Online 360 Tool | Payroll | Performance Improvement | Performance Selection | P E O | Recruiter Box | Sage Abra | Small Business HR | Society of HRM | Success Factors | Talent Mgmt-1 | Talent Mgmt-2 | Ulti Pro | Video Interviewing | Workable | Work Day | Workforce | Work Relationships | Your Handbook

Knowledge Management

BI Network | Brain Works | Business Intelligence | Data Warehouse | Data Warehousing | IC Knowledge Network | KM Online Tool | KM World | Open Knowledge Center | Setup Knowledge Communities

Leadership

| Creative Leadership | Dialog on Leadership | Directory | Depree | Greenleaf | Institue of Leadership | Leadership Association | Leadership Now | Leadership Resources | Leadership Trust | Leader Values | Principled Performance

Learning Organization

Appreciative Inquiry Online | Brain Power | ei Hay Group | Experience Point | Graphic Storyboarding | Org DNA | PowerSim | Root Learning | Six Seconds | Society for Org Learning | Systems Thinking | Vensim Software |

Legal

All Law | Bankruptcy | Contract Collaboration | Digital Transactions | Employment Law | Exchange Legal Documents | Find Law | Free Legal Forms | Free Word Forms | Get Free Legal Forms | Hire Lawyer | Internet Law | Law Catalog | Law Engine | Law Guru | Legal Advice | Legal Directory | Legal Documents | Legal Forms | Legal Terms | Online Contracts | Rocket Lawyer | Trusts and Estates | Website Agreements

Marketing

American Marketing Association | Business Monitor | Franchising | Gallup | Gartner Group | Integrated Sales | Marketing Know How | Marketing Plans | Marketing Professionals | Marketing Research | Marketing Research Assoc | Marketing Sherpa | Marketing Source | Marketing Teacher | Marketing Today | Peppers & Rogers | Sales & Marketing | Sales Tips | Selling Online | Web Site Marketing

Marketing Tools

AdGooroo | Ad Search | Brand Design | Cafe Press | CodeBaby | Content Ads | Content Freelancers | Content Promotion | Customer Chat | Customer Chat-2 | Customer Financing | Design Templates | Email Automation | Email Marketing | Engagement | Exhibits Galore | GiveAways | Idea Site | Intelligence Platform | Logo's | Monetize Content | Motif Motion | Online Research | Proposal Smart | Prospect Targeting | Royalty Free Clips | Sales Documents | Screen Capture | Special Services | Sweepstakes | Touch Attribution | Trade Show Displays-1 | Trade Show Displays-2 | Trade Show Giveaways | Video Backgrounds | Video Blocks | Video Clips | Video Templates | Website Recorder |

Mergers and Acquisitions

Brain Loop | Deal Midas | IntraLinks | M & A Software | M & A Tool | Merger Network | Modeling | Share Vault | V-Rooms | Watch Dox

Miscellaneous Stuff

Audio Editor | Automobiles | Books | Businesses | Calculators | City Comparator | City Guides | Create PDF Files | Diagram Tool | DVD Rentals | Email Address | Film Clips | Financial Calculators | Fishing | Grocery Delivery | Home Help | Inspired Talks | International Phone Books | Maps | Meal Delivery | Move Money | Movie Database | Movie Reviews | Newspapers | Notes | Online File Convertor | Online Games | Online Personal Finance | Photos | Posters | Restaurant Delivery | Send Files | Sell Your Stuff | Share Books | Share Experiences | Share Photo/Video | Share Slides | Shoes | SIC Codes | To Do List | TV Shows | Video's | Video Blog | Video Sharing | Visual Resume | Weird Info | Words | Yellow Pages |

MVP Tools

| Appetize | Explainfy | Full Story | Marvel App | Point | Pop App | Proto | Quick MVP | Untorch | Validately |

Non Profit Resources

| Alliance for NP Mgmt | ARNOVA | Board Net | Board Source | Charity Navigator | Community Tool Box | Community Problem Solving | Council on Foundations | Evaluations | Foundation Center | Foundation Search | Fundraising Ideas | Fundraising Tips | Fundraising Professionals | Grant Craft | Grant School | Good Practices | Grant Watch | Guide Star | I Know | My Nonprofit Plan | NonProfit IT | NonProfit Matrix | NonProfit Risk Center | NonProfit Technology Network | Philanthropy Roundtable | Social Leadership | Society for NP | Sociology | Social Returns | Tech Soup | Venture Philanthropy | Volunteer Match

Office Supplies

| Business Cards | Color Printing | Office Depot | Quill | Staples | Viking - UK

People Networks

| MeetingWave | MeetUp |

Polling Tools

| Poll Daddy | Survey Gizmo | Survey Monkey | Zoomerang

Portfolio Platforms

Carbon Made | Coroflot | Creative Finder | Crevado | Folio HD | Freshli | Jobrary | Krop | Portfolio Box | Portfolio's Friend |

Powerpoint Resources

| Backgrounds | Free Templates-2 | Instant Feedback | Mobile Presentations | Optimized Pwpt | Presentation Graphics | Presentation Load | Presentation Pro | Prezi | Ready Set Present | Share PPT | Special Add On's | Startup Tutorial | Sway |

Process Improvement

| Benchmarking Exchange | BPR Online | Benchmarking Reports | Benchmarking Network | Business Mapping | Business Process Management | Compliance-Quality | Deming Institute | Global Benchmarks | Improvement Training | Intranet Benchmarking | iSixSigma | I S O | ISO 9000 Store | KPI Metric Library | Lean Enterprise | Lean Manufacturing | Quality Assurance Institute | Quality Digest | Quality Initiatives | Quality Manual Templates | Quality Portal | Quality Training | Stat Ease | Six Sigma Online Certification | Six Sigma Tutorials | Value Chain Model

Project Management

Ace Project | Alignment Tool | All PM | ASAPM | BaseLine | Business Case | Celoxis | Comindware Project | Co Mind Work | Cordin 8 | Critical Tools | daPulse | Easy Projects | Free Resources | Function Fox | Genesis Software | Insight | Intaver | IT Templates | Kidasa | Leading Edge | Online Software | PM Books | PM College | PM Forum | PM Institute | PM Links | PM Methodology | PM Software | PM Solutions | PM Templates | PM Today | Power Steering | Project Bubble | Project Collaboration | Project Connections | Project Kick Start | Project Place | Project Portfolio Mgmt | Project Templates | PS Next | Quick PM Resource | R M C | Schedule Head | Scheduling | Smooth Projects | Software Projects | T-Wiki | Task Juggler | Task Management Software | Time Tracking | Ten Step | Twoodo | Visi Task | Workspace | Wrike |

Risk Management

Institute of Risk Management | Insurance Information | International Risk Inst | Risk Glossary | Risk Institute | Risk Mgmt Association | Risk Net | Risk Models | Risk Professionals | RM Library |

Remote Work Tools

| Analytics Workflow | CampFire | Cloud 9 | Flowdock | Glip | Google Drive | Help Scout | HipChat | iDoneThis | Join Me | Slack | Sqwiggle | Team Viewer | Trello | Zapier

Search Engine Optimization

| Analytics SEO | Back Links | Back Link Check | BKA Content | Bruce Clay | Cognitive | Get Stat | JumpShot | Link Assistant | Link Builder | Linkdex | Majestic | Moz | PageOne | ScrapeBox | Searchmetrics | SemRush | SEO Clarity | Similar Web | Stone Temple | TextBroker | WebCertain | Yext |

Social Building Tools

| Member Gate | Social Go | SubHub | TalkWalker | Wild Apricot |

Social Media Management

| Beevolve | Collecto | Cyfe | FollowerWonk | Iconosquare | KeyHole | Klout | SocialBro | SumAll | Quintly | Riffle | TailWind | UnMetric | ViralWoot | Yoono

Social Media Tools

A-hrefs | Buffer | Crowd Booster | Curata | Dataminr | Dlvr | HubSpot | Iftt | Post Planner | Social Oomph | Twitter Feed |

Software - Balanced Scorecard

Bsc Designer | Catalyst One | Corporater | Corvu - PMS | CR Group - Enterprise | DataDrill | Cockpit Communicator | EFM - Bizzscore | eProcessManager | Executive Dashboard | Financial Scorecards | Goal Track | IntraFocus | iPad Scorecard | PM Express | Profit Metrics | Protia | QPR Software | Spider Strategies | Strategy 2 Act | Strategy Map Freeware | Value Soft

Software - Business Intelligence

| Aexis | Analysis Modeling | Business Objects | Clear Forest | Cognos | Informatica - Power | Information Builders | Infragistics | Kalido | MicroStrategy | Silvon | Speedware |

Software - Enterprise Mapping

CaseWise | HoloCentric | Mega | ProVision | Troux

Software - Finance

Account Reconciliation | Acorn - Profit Analysis | AnalyCorp - Simulation | Analytical Reporting | CostPerform | Decision Lens | Derivative Software | Expert Choice - Analysis | Forecast Pro | Goldsim | InfoHarvest - Dec Analysis | Logical Decisions - Analysis | MBA ToolKit | MBA Ware - Various | Modelin g Tools | Moneysoft - Valuations | Palisade - Risk Analysis | Pendock - Forecasting | Centage - Budgeting | Power Plan - Budgeting | Prophix - Financial Analysis | RAC - Budgeting | Sageworks - Quick Analysis | Time Value - Fin Calc |

Software - Free

C Net | Five Star | Shareware | SoftPedia | Useful Files | Video Streaming | ZD Net Downloads

Software - Other

| Big Data Trends | Brainstorming Tool | Change Management | CrowdSourcing | Data Visualization Tool | Enterprise Architect | Estimating | Focus Booster | Online Business Collaboration | Organizational Charts | Meeting Sense | Succession Planning | Value Networks | Wiki Software

Software - Process

Appian | Agile Point | BizAgi | Diagramming Tool | Epiance | Flosuite | Hertzler | Logic Manager | IBM-Lombardi | Process Analytics | Process Model | Savvion | TaskMap | Ultimus

Software - Six Sigma

iGrafx | JMP | KaleidaGraph | Mathematica | MiniTab | QE Tools | SigmaFlow | IBM - S P S S | Statistica | Systat

Special Services

| Artificial Intelligence Platform | Bag the World | Bundlr | Cloud Lock | Completely Organized | Convert Docs to Webpages | Convert YouTube to MP3 | Create Comic Strip | Create Images | Customer Engagement | Digital Signatures | Drop-Ship | Family Organizer | Flight Change | Free Messaging | Hourly Nerds | Jamcracker | Kinkos | Manuals Library | MeetingoMatic | Mentor Mob | Mimeo | MockUp Wireframes | On Demand Ride | On Demand Ride-2 | Online PinBoard | Openair | Organize Receipts | Pearl Trees | Personal Organizer | Product Management | Quora | Record Screen Shots | Schedule Meetings | Screenshot Desktop | Search Phrases | Smart Bookmarking | Speak Your Search | Start News Service | Task Reminder | To Do List | User Snap

Specialized Research

Acronym Research | Country Watch | Country Maps | Court Research | Criminal Records | Driving Records | Email Trace | Foreclosed Properties | Name Tracing | Real Esate Library | Religious Research | Search Military | Social Security Number Search | Vehicle Records |

Special Search Engines

Accoona | Blink X | Cha Cha | Desktop Search | Information Technology | Real Estate | TV Search | Visual Search Engine |

Strategic Planning

Business Plan Software | Game Theory | Scenario Magazine | Strategic Planning Association | Strategic Management Institute | Plan Writing | Planning Software | Strategy Dynamics | Virtual Planner |

Streaming Music

Pandora | Rdio | Rhapsody | Spotify |

Survivalist Stuff

| Acorn Supplies | All Night Light | Back to Basics | Body Armor | Camp Gear | Disaster Supplies | Electric Generators | Emergency Equipment | Emergency Outdoors | Emergency Meals | Extreme Weather Clothing | Knives | Outdoors Water Filter | Outdoor Stove-1 | Outdoor Stove-2 | Pepper Blaster | Prepared Foods | Reaction Housing | Security Camera | Simple Solar | Solar Backup-1 | Solar Backup -2 | Solar Generator | Storageable Food | Survival Gear | Survival Kits | Survival Light | Survival Packs | Tents | Underground Bunkers-1 | Underground Bunkers-2 | Underground Bunkers-3 | Water Filtration Products | Water Purification-1 | Water Purification-2 | Water System | Water Treatment-1 | Water Treatment-2 | Water Treatment-3 | Wind Power |

Taxes

Internal Revenue Service | Tax Help | Tax Information | Tax Topics | Tax Sites | Tax Wise | U.S. Tax Code Online

Technology

15 Seconds | Automatic Backups | Business Analyst | Business Integration | Business Rules | Business Technology | Chartered Institute | C I O | CIO Index | Code Academy | Code Tools | Computer Economics | Computer World | Configuration Mgmt | Create Apps | Cyber Trends | Development Resources | DLL Files | Drivers | E Business Forum | E-Seminars for IT | Email Tracking | Enterprise Portals | File Formats | Fonts | InBox Cleanup | Info Today | IT Business Edge | IT Cost Estimation | IT-preneurs | IT Events | IT Exams | IT Security | Major Geeks | Online Backup | Pandecta | Programming Questions | R Tools | Requirements Resources | Shopping Cart | Software Development | Technology Review | Technology Transfers | Theme Builder | Website Builder | Website Builder-2 | Website Builder-3 | Website Down | ZD Net

Wireframe Tools

| Balsamiq | Dunnnk | Flinto | Gliffy | JustInMind | MockFlow | Mockingbird | OmniGraffle |