Know-how & answers for smart business people.
Last Updated: May 9, 2012
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You can use these e-resources and databases from any internet-accessible computer through the library's website. All you need is your library card or library PC access card. SEE SLIDESHOW BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS.
- Business & Company Resource Center
INDUSTRY AND COMPANY PROFILES: intelligence on the competitive environment of your, or your customer's industry. Detailed company profiles for competitive analysis. Articles from trade publications to track emerging trends.
- Business Plans Handbook
SAMPLE BUSINESS PLANS: Jumpstart your planning with hundreds of samples.
- Business Source Premier
EMERGING TRENDS, CHALLENGES, OPPORTUNITIES: Tap the trade and professional magazines for articles on industries, marketing, management and more from the best business publications. Articles from over 2,300 business journals and magazines.
- --- TUTORIAL: Basic Business Searching in EBSCO Business Source Premier (video)
- --- HOW TO: Keep on top of new trends via alerts with EBSCO's Business Source (video)
- Demographics Now
DEMOGRAPHIC, POPULATION, AND LIFESTYLE STATISTICS: Geographic business intelligence for business and market planning.
- --- MORE INFO.: DemographicsNow Overview of Mosaic Lifestyle Consumer Segments
This explains the DemographicsNow lifestyle segmentation and describes the major Mosaic lifestyle groups. See link below for even more detail.
- --- LIFESTYLE MARKET SEGMENTS - DETAIL
Describes each Mosaic demographic group used in DemographicsNow. Plus, for each subgroup, or "type" within each group, gives details about demographics, lifestyle, buying habits, and media preferences.
- Frost & Sullivan
High-level industry & market research focusing on Healthcare, Electronics/Security, Energy & Power, Information & Communications, Chemicals/Materials/Food, Aerospace & Defense, Automation & Process Control, Environment & Building Technologies, Measurement & Instrumentation.
- Management Handbooks and Guides
GUIDES FOR STARTING A NEW BUSINESS AND MANAGING YOUR COMPANY AS TIMES CHANGE: Your own business e-library. Draw from expert guides to build your management know-how. Also includes samples business plans.
- Reference USA (business, residential & health care directories)
LEADS AND CONTACTS: Create your own targeted contact lists: Businesses, households, healthcare providers. Fine-tune your list by geography, industry, company size, and other parameters so it meets your requirements.
- --- Reference USA - Take a Tour
Quick videos on how to use Reference USA to get results targeted to your needs.
- --- Reference USA to Access class at BCLS
- --- Capitalize on Reference USA Contacts
Explore the potential of Reference USA with these charts.
- Regional Business News from EBSCOHost
BUSINESS TRENDS, SUCCESS STORIES, AND NEWS TARGETING LOCALITIES THROUGHOUT THE US: Get the local business focus from 75+ regional publications from all over the US.
- Small Business Resource Center
A complete e-resource library of expert know-how on all major areas of starting & running a business including financing, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting and taxes.
Slideshow from Burlington County Library System workshop on using the
library's online resources to help start and grow your business. THE BOX
ABOVE THIS SLIDESHOW LINKS TO ALL OF THE LIBRARY'S "ACCESS ANYWHERE"