Sept. 28: www.payscale.com provides salary information for both managers and employees. You can look at average pay raters sorted by industry and size of business.

Sept. 21: www.usertesting.com provides cost-effective website reviews. Business owners fill out a survey and testers are assigned to browse your site.

Sept. 7: www.volusion.com offers a number of cost-effective services designed specifically for small businesses.

Aug. 17: www.buzgate.com provides state-by-state listings of free resources for small business owners.

Aug. 10: www.tripkick.com can give you tips on the best places to stay in an unfamiliar city. The site evaluates hotel room sizes, proximity to noise, and which rooms have the best views.

Aug. 3: www.hrcapitalist.com is a blog with the latest news and trends from the world of human resources.

July 27:widgets.yahoo.com offers free downloadable widgets to help you with a variety of tasks such as stock updates or gas prices.

July 20: www.untangle.com offers a free package of open source software programs including a web filter, spyware and virus protection, and a program to set up wireless access.

July 6: www.raisecapital.com is a free site that connects entrepreneurs and investors. Members can create a profile with pictures and video of their business, and post how much money they are looking to raise.

June 29:www.pcpitstop.com offers a number of free programs that can get your computer up and running. A yearly subscription can give you access to expanded services and 24-hour tech support.

June 22:www.clickz.com provides news and tips from the world of digital marketing. The site keeps you up to date on the latest trends and highlights new ways to grow your business online.

June 15:www.kineticast.com is new site that helps business owners easily build a presentation and send it out to potential customers. The site can also keep you up to date on how people are watching your slide shows.

June 8:www.networkmagic.com offers downloadable software that can help the average person manage their computing resources.

May 25:www.xobni.com offers a free downloadable add-on to Microsoft Outlook. Xobni is a toolbar that organizes your inbox and helps you socially network at the same time.

May 18:www.problogger.net provides tips to help you get your blog up and running. The site is updated daily with articles on increasing traffic, developing a loyal readership, and most importantly how to make money from your blog.

May 11:
www.packpackit.com can serve as your personal planner and a company intranet. Members can create a company page and post information about upcoming meetings or events for other employees to view.

May 4:www.constantcontact.com can help you manage your mailing lists and provides templates for creating newsletter, promotions, and special event invitations. You can also use the service to create online surveys to find out what your customers are really thinking.

April 27: www.biztrader.com is a new site that connects people looking to buy and sell businesses.

April 20:
www.smallbiztechnology.com can keep you up to date on the tech news that small business owners need to know. The site is updated daily with product reviews, trends, and columns.

April 13:
www.domystuff.com can you help you outsource jobs that you don't have time to do. You can post free ads for a variety of services. So whether you need help in the office with bookkeeping or administrative work, or you just someone to do your errands, this site has you covered.

April 6: www.yodle.com provides local advertising services that can help you reach potential customers. The site can create a custom website, or use your existing one, and place keywords on the major search engines.

March 30: www.greenbiz.com provides the latest environmental news that affects businesses of all sizes, and can provide you with tips on how to "green" your business. You can sign up for daily feeds, receive the weekly electronic "Green Buzz" newsletter, and read blogs from the site's experts.

March 23: www.logoyes.com provides do it yourself design services. The site's step by step process can help you choose a new look from a combination of 20,000 symbols, or their team of designers can create samples for you.

March 16: www.fastpitchnetworking.com is a new site that connects growing businesses with potential clients, investors, and partners. You can create a free profile describing your company's services, and browse through a member directory sorter by industry or location. A premium subscription provides added networking resources.

March 9: www.mojopac.com offers free virtualization software that enables you to save all of your PC settings and applications onto your iPod or USB drive, and then load it onto any computer you are usiing.

March 2: escapfromcubiclenation.com is an inspirational blog for small business owners, and those who not quite set out on the their own. The site is updated regularly with thought-provoking posts, book reviews, and a monthly podcast, all providing tips for entrepreneurs.

Feb. 24:Spyware can be a steady drain on your computing resources. PC Tools' Spyware Doctor Enterprise 3.0 removes unwanted files from your computers. www.pctools.com

Feb. 17:www.engadget.comis updated daily with news and reviews of the latest products that can help you simplify your life.

Feb. 10: www.zoho.com can help you get your work done while you are on the road. The site offers web-based software for a variety of common business applications.

Jan. 27:
www.eonetwork.org is the home of the The Entrepreneurs' Organization. The EO brings together entrepreneurs around the country for networking opportunities and mentoring sessions. Regional chapters throughout the company offer more regionalized services as well.

Jan. 20:basicstate.com has a website monitoring service that make sure your homepage is running properly. The site can be programmed to send you an email or text message if there is a problem.

Jan. 13:batchblue.com is a program that can store important information. You can save all of your contacts and your schedule and make it available for your staff to view.

Dec. 23: www.campfirenow.com can keep you connected with all of your employees. You can set up permanent chat rooms, and upload and store files.

Dec. 16:www.thefunded.com collects ratings of venture capital groups from across the country. You can browse companies by region or funding level, and read comments from other entrepreneurs who have dealth with them.

Dec. 9: Are you looking for ways to improve customer service? Apian Software's SurveyPro4 helps you find out what your customers are thinking: www.apian.com

Dec. 2:www.freeconferencecall.com provides national conference calling services. Register your name and email address, and the site provides you with a dedicated dial-in number and access code that can be used for up to 6 hours at a time.

Nov. 25: Mozy Pro is a service that backs up the important files on your computer or network. Subscribers can download the software and configure it to back up your system as often as you like.

Nov. 18: www.fastcommerce.com makes selling products online easy. The site offers integrated internet software that processes orders, tracks inventory, and is compatible with large payment services.

Nov. 11: www.billcollectorinabox.comoffers professional debt collection software designed for small businesses.

Nov. 4: www.smsmallbiz.com is the new small business website from SmartMoney Magazine. The site is updated regularly with useful articles on how to manage your business.

Oct. 28: Virtual Iron Software's Enterprise Edition enables you to handle your company's e-mail, instant messaging, and databases all on one server www.virtualiron.com.

Oct. 21: www.smallbusiness.nielsen.com offers articles on topics such as sales and marketing, and human resources, sample business plans, and success stories of other companies.

Oct. 14:www.pairup.com is a networking site that connects travelers while they are on the road. Members can set up a profile with job and contact information, search for people in your industry who are attending the same events, and also coordinate travel plans with co-workers.

Oct. 7:www.podblaze.com provides podcasting services and media consulting for businesses of all sizes.

Sept. 30:
www.buyerzone.com is an online marketplace that connects businesses with local and national suppliers.

Sept. 21: E-mail campaigns can be a great way to let people know about new products or special events and www.mailchimp.com/add-ons can ensure they land in the right hands.

Sept. 9: www.google.com/enterprise is Google's new custom search engine business edition. For a small fee and without any hardware or software upgrades, you can add a Google search engine to your company's homepage. This service is especially effective for websites that are heavy on text.

Aug. 26: www.growthinkresearch.com is a market research firm that connects businesses with potential investors. Subscribers have access to detailed information on thousands of investors in a variety of industries.

Aug. 12:
www.businessmatchmaking.com showcases events around the country that bring together small business owners and larger firms.

Aug. 5:
www.merchantcircle.comoffers tools and services designed to help businesses reach more customers online.

July 29: www.callwave.com offers different services that bring together your cell phone and your computer. The site's "visual voicemail" program sends voicemails from your phone directly to your email address so you can listen to them while you are at your desk.

July 22: www.smartwebby.com is a professional website design service. It offers a variety of sample of templates depending on what type of business you're in. The site also has free web design tips for those who want to improve their existing sites.

July 15: www.ryze.com is a social networking site for small business owners. A basic membership is free and allows you to join hundreds of groups of people specific to your industry or field.

July 8: www.2020software.com reviews business applications so you can determine what best suits your company. Whether you're looking for human resources, accounting, or enterprise software, this site provides reviews and average price points.

July 1:www.roadwarrior.orbitz.com The online travel agent Orbitz has launched a new "road warrior" website designed for small business travelers. It currently has information for 15 major cities.

June 24: www.smallbiztrends.com is a blog dedicated to entrepreneurs. The site is updated daily with interesting articles covering a wide range of issues that affect businesses and their owners. The site also has a weekly podcast, and message boards.

June 17: www.work.com For detailed solutions to everyday problems, log on to. The site offers how-to guides for the wide range of issues that affect small business owners like hiring employees, managing growth and accounting.

June 10: www.entrepreneur.com/services/prnewswire Entrepreneur Magazine and PR Newswire have teamed up to offer discount media tool kits for small businesses. Applicants receive educational material such as how to reach specific news outlets, and the finer points of writing a press release. The offer is open to all PR Newswire subscribers, which has an annual membership fee of $150.

June 3: www.circlelending.com Many small businesses are financed through loans from friends and family, but what happens when payment issues arise? This site serves as a middleman between lenders and borrowers.

May 27: www.assistu.com Do you ever feel bogged down by the day to day burdens of running a business, but can't afford to hire a full-time assistant? Assistu.com connects you with virtual assistants that provide administrative support via phone, fax, and email. Just fill out a request form with the job requirements and desired background, and within days, qualified candidates will contact you.

May 20:www.myownbusiness.org is part of a non-profit organization dedicated to educating entrepreneurs. The site offers a free 14-session course that covers a wide range of topics, like writing a business plan and building an effective website. For a fee, you can have access to templates, an online resource guide and the ability to consult with faculty members on any specific issues you might have.

May 6: www.partnerup.com is an online community that connects like-minded entrepreneurs and small companies. Registration for a free basic membership allows you to post business plans, look for investors, and network with other members. Premium memberships start at $24.95 a month, and gives you the ability to search for people in a specific field and browse resumes.

April 29: www.salary.com provides human resource information for hundreds of job listings around the country. The free salary wizard can give you the average salary for different positions, and paying members can access detailed salary and benefits information.

April 22: www.bizjournals.com is a one stop source for local business headlines from more than 40 metropolitan areas around the country. You can also check out their business events calendar for upcoming networking opportunities and seminars.

April 15: www.clickforensics.comis a new service that helps business owners determine who is visiting their Web site, and more importantly, for how long. The software can also block specific users from your site.

April 8: www.betterppc.com provides businesses with search engine optimization software for Google AdWords advertising campaigns.

March 25: www.elance.com is a self-service staffing website that enables small business owners to hire on-demand labor for specific jobs such as webmasters and IT professionals.

March 18: Knowthis.com is a site dedicated to marketing with "how to" content on writing a marketing plan, creating promotions, setting price points and much more.

March 11: Inctechnology.com provides information on the latest financial software and has tips on dealing with a wide range of technical issues.

March 4: www.nameboy.com is a resource for business owners who are searching for a unique domain name for their website. NameBoy generates domain names that are relevant and search engine friendly.

Feb. 25: www.census.gov has the statistical abstract of the United States, which breaks down the population by various categories, including what they buy, who’s moving where, and the state of the economy in various businesses.

Feb 18:www.ideawins.com offers a free download of Microsoft Office Accounting Express 2007. This program helps you manage your business by tracking income and expenses. It offers customer and vendor records, and also creates estimates, invoices and purchase orders.

Feb 11:Corporate.com helps you decide how to legally organize your business by explaining the differences between corporations and limited liability companies.  It deciphers ownership rules, explains how the IRS will view your company, and lists the documents needed for legal formation.

Feb. 4: www.Loopnet.comhelps you search the country for business properties for sale or lease, based on location, size and price.

Jan. 28:www.Guidester.com offers a free add-on for retail web sites that helps customers narrow their product choices and quickly find exactly what they need.

Jan. 21: www.GoBigNetwork.com brings together small business entrepreneurs with investors and other important connections.

Jan. 14: www.TradeShowWeek.com has searchable listings for trade shows in all industries, links to major exhibition halls and trade show news.

Jan. 7:  www.USPTO.gov - The web site for the United States Patent and Trademark Office shows you how to protect your inventions, business name and other original ideas. You can apply for a patent or trademark on the site.

Dec. 17: www.BizBuySell.com displays listings of more than 40,000 businesses for sale throughout the United States, including asking price, financials and contact information.

Dec. 10: www.Grants.gov tells what government grants are available and how to apply for them.

Dec. 3: WWW.ASBDC-US.ORGAmerica's Small Business Development Center Network offers free business counseling and low-cost training for start ups as well as existing companies.

Dec. 3: www.bizstats.com offers statistics that can help you make decisions about what kind of business to start. For instance, you can find out what percentage of revenue the average small business owner keeps by industry, the average sales per square foot for various retail stores and what percentage of businesses in a particular industry are profitable.

Nov. 26: MyBizHomepage.com offers online connections to QuickBooks to create a real-time view of your company’s cash, receivables, payables and inventory.

Nov. 19: www.seatguru.com provides layout maps of commercial airliners, shows where the bad seats are, and tells you about onboard amenities, like entertainment, Internet access and power for laptops.

Nov. 12: www.ceoexpress.com connects users to news sites, business magazines and business schools. It also offers weather reports, airport delays, package tracking, phone number searches, zip code finders and cell phone text messaging.

Oct. 29:  www.americanrestroom.org: The American Restroom Association site presents information about state and federal regulations, access, design and security for public restrooms.

Oct. 22: www.sbtv.com: Small Business TV is a provider of online video, tips and columns that assists entrepreneurs in running their companies.

Oct. 15: www.nfib.com: With mid-term elections in mind, see how your representative and senators voted on small business issues at the Web site for the National Federation of Independent Business.

Oct. 8: www.venture-capital-guide.com is a complete resource for understanding venture capital and how the fund raising process works.

Oct 24:business.usa.gov helps you sort through the maze of 22 federal agencies that offer business assistance on the Internet.

Sept. 17:www.score.org counsels startups and small businesses free of charge, has a fresh look and new tools on the Web.

Sept. 10: www.LinkedIn.com is an online networking system that helps you find clients, new business opportunities, job openings or candidates, all through people you already know.

Aug. 27:Ladies Who Launch gives women the tools and inspiration to launch a new business or take their old ones to new heights.

Aug. 20:prosper.com matches borrowers and lenders for funding under $25,000.

Aug. 13:businessekg.com is the Kaufmann Foundation's tool to evaluate your company's financial vital signs.

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