Small Business Resources
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Access this database to research business and residential information. Databases include US Businesses, US Historical Businesses, US New Business, US Jobs and Internships, and US Consumers/Lifestyles. These databases are a valuabe tool for those seeking to grow their business through market research. Users can create a personal account to save searches and data. Click on the logo below to access this database.


Business Databases: For assistance with Databases contact the Reference Desk at 941-4655.

Business Source Premier

Search company profiles, marketing reports, industry profiles, and country reports.
 

 

Company Profiles

Search for MarketLine Reports from companies across the world.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Includes information from 57 business reference books.
 
 
 
 
 
Contains full text articles from business periodicals as well as reference books.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contains full text articles from over 80 regional news publications, including US metropolitan and rural areas. South Carolina publications include: South Carolina Business, South Carolina Business Journal, and South Carolina Lawyers Weekly.
 
 
 
 
 

Find the information you need to start and run your small business. Browse by general categories such as business areas, industry information, business basics, and start-up kits and business plans. Watch videos on skills to start and operate your business, and browse state-specfic resources on starting a business. The SBRC also includes ebooks of the popular Nolo business and law how-to books.

 

 

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Websites and Digital Library Resources:

Websites

Small Business Websites
State National Magazines and Journals

Digital Library Resources

Zinio

Zinio allows you to checkout magazines from the Library's online collection with no holds or checkout limits. Keep the magazines for however long you wish. Download to your computer or mobile device. Business titles include Bloomberg Business Week, The Economist, and Forbes.

 

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Books Available at the Library: Please come to the Reference Desk for help locating books.

Non-Fiction
(Books you can Borrow)
Business Reference
(in Library Use Only)
Business Topic Call Number Title Call Number
Legal guides for small businesses
346.73
Almanac of American Employers 650.14
Legal forms for businesses
346.73
Business: the Ultimate Resource 658
Small business start-up guides
658
Dun's Regional Business Directory: South Carolina 338.74
Business plans
658
Encyclopedia of African-American Businesses 338.709
Business management
658
Encyclopedia of Small Business 658.02
At-home business guides
658
Headquarters USA 384.6
Start-up guides for businesses
such as:
Legal Guide for Starting and Running a Small Business 346.73
Automobile Detailing
Bed & Breakfast
Car Wash
Catering
Cleaning Service
Clothing Store
Construction
Florist 
Franchises
Laundromat
Lawn Care & Landscaping
Pet Sitting
Retail Store
Travel Agency
Wedding Consultant
... and more 
Understanding American Business Jargon 650.03
South Carolina Business Resource Guide 2010 - SC Department of Commerce 338.7
   
   
   

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Local Information:

South Carolina Small Business Developement Center

Upper Savannah Office
600 Monument St., Park Plaza Bldg, Suite 106
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 354-4182

Piedmont SCORE

Piedmont Technical College
(Room 185B)
Greenwood, SC 29648
(864) 941-8769

Greenwood County Government


528 Monument St.
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 942-8500

Greenwood City Government


520 Monument St., PO Box 40
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 942-8412

Greenwood Chamber of Commerce


110 Phoenix St., PO Box 980
Greenwood, SC 29646
(864) 223-8431

Uptown Greenwood Development


120 Main St., PO Box 202
Greenwood, SC 29648
(864) 942-8448

Greenwood Partnership Alliance


109 W. Court Ave.
Greenwood, SC 29649
(864) 388-1250

 

 

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