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Researching your dreams has never been more fun! Whether your business is presently underway or just a notion warming your soul, your information resources are just a click away. Here's a collection of some of the more useful ones we are aware of, most of which provide free material to grow your entrepreneurial and/or parenting knowledgebase and some that offer free services (such as searchable databases).
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NOTE: The Entrepreneurial Parent does not necessarily endorse the products and services sold at the following sites, but we do encourage sales between home-based professionals whenever a specific need arises and a quality service or product meets that need. So, shop at your own discretion but do enjoy the wealth and diversity of information that's just a click away!

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Use the following sites to help manage your business.

Cheapest Calls

Federal Express

Institute of Management and Administration

Internet Address Finder

LibrarySpot (the information sweetspot for conducting in-depth business research on the Web)

Moo's Search Engine,

National Financial Services Network

PedagoNet - Learning Resources (a simple, user-friendly search engine)

Poll It (free software to use at your site to poll your visitors),

STAWRS - The Simplified Tax and Wage Reporting System (STAWRS) -

Switchboard (has phone numbers of 93 million people & 11 million businesses nationwide for you to find that long-lost somebody)

To look up zipcodes, city, state, address

To track UPS shipments

To search online yellow pages

USA Online Database  

U.S. Postal Service

Web Search

Web Site Garage (free service to see what needs "tuning up" at your site)


ZDU (great place to learn how to create a web site),


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Use the following sites to stir up your aspirations.

American Individual


Brave New Work World & New Work News

The Comedy Coach

Creativity Web

The Creativity Zone

Idea Cafe, The Small Business Channel

The Marshall House

Moondance (promoting creativity in women)

Motivational Quotes

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Use the following sites to explore opportunities in your field, develop your job search skills and/or keep in tune to workplace trends.

American Association of Working People

Career Builder

Career Mosaic


Gil Gordon Associates (excellent telecommuting site)

Internet Career Connection

JobBank USA

Job Options,
JobOptions, the next generation in employment sites, pioneered online employment services in 1991. As the Internet's top site for job listings, career tools and HR resources, JobOptions features a searchable Employer Database and a Resume Database with Real Resume Privacy(tm). Check-out the "Working Parents" page in Career Tools. Email: [email protected] or call (800) 682-2901.

+Jobs Canada, - Canada-wide Internet job database

PathFinder Career Coaching

iVillage Career

Online Career Center

Shatter the Glass Ceiling Website
One of the largest resource sites for information on the Internet. We offer business articles, health information, family and parenting resources, humor, and much more. There is something for everyone at the site.

Telecommuting Safety & Health Benefits Institute (TSHBI)

Work Options, Inc.

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Use the following sites to dig up information on a broad spectrum of entrepreneurial issues.

Business Town

Business Woman's Advantage

Business Resource Center

CELCEE, the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Clearinghouse on Entrepreneurship Education

The Company Corporation (to incorporate your business)

The Critical Link (info for entrepreneurial couples)

Entrepreneurial Edge Online

The Entrepreneur's Corner Office

The Federal Training Network (career and small business seminars via satellite)

Poor Richard's Web Site (low-cost web site development info)

Prosperity Place

SBA's Office of Women's Business Ownership

smallbizNet (an information toolbox for entrepreneurs, includes 300 articles at this site) (Entrepreneurial Magazine's resource site)

Smart Business Supersite

U.S. Business Advisor (Federal government contact)

U.S. Small Business Administration Home Page

Small Office Success Online

Working Solo

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Use the following sites for family-related resources.

A Family Thing

At-Home Dads

CaliCare - not-for-profit website developed to help assist parents network with each other and share child care experiences,


Childproofers USA, Inc.

Dads and Daughters -- a national nonprofit membership organization of fathers with daughters. DADs provides tools to strengthen our relationships with our daughters and to transform the pervasive messages that value our daughters more for how they look than who they are.


The Family Corner,

Family Internet

Family Web Home Page

Father's World

The Funny Things Kids Say Project

Future of Children

Global Volunteers

The Home School Zone

Home Tips

Jugglezine (excellent new e-zine that helps readers balance work and life) -

Midlife Mommies

Missing Kids

Moms Refuge

The Mother Is Me


My ParenTime, -- a family community that aims to inform, educate, & entertain, with our numerous resources, informative articles, child safety & child abuse information, fun stuff, & more! We're not only for parents...we have topics to interest everyone!

National Parent Information Network

Parenting Tool Box,

Parents Helping Parents, The Family Resource Center

Parents Place

Parent Soup

Positive Parenting

Shop For Your Kids,


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Use the following sites if you're the independent sort.

Do A Project,, - The Global Services Marketplace

Free Agent,

Free Agent Nation,, - dedicated to empowering independent professionals (freelancers, consultants, and hired guns of all sorts), known here as "gurus." Articles about how to run a successful guru business, trends in the independent professional community, and profiles of interesting people who are making a name for themselves in the independent workforce. Keep an eye out on this site in the fall for a free job-matching service to help gurus find high-paying gigs, quickly and easily.

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Use the following sites to explore issues specific to home-based professionals.

American Association of Home Based Businesses,

American Home Business Association

The Association of Business Support Services International, Inc. (ABSSI)

AT&T Home Business Resources


Business@Home (excellent e-zine)

Home-Based Working Moms (national organization for "WAHMs")

HIPP: Home Income Producing Parents -- HIP Parents! We're the complete site for enterprising families

Home Office Association of America

Home Office Computing

The Home Team (site for home-based couples in business together)

HomeWorking Moms

Moms Network Exchange

National Association of the Self-Employed

Office By Design, - home office furniture store

Paul & Sarah Edwards' home page

International Homeworkers Association

The Money Room

National Association of Home-Based Businesses

Small & Home Based Business Links (hundreds of links to quality small and home based business related sites)

Work-at-Home Moms ("WAHM" E-zine)

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Use the following sites to dig up information on your target market, publicize your business, and follow industry trends.



Ecola's 24-Hour Newstand (Headlines of newspapers around the world)

Edgar (a database of corporate information)

Learning-Fountains Internet Marketing

Marketing Magic

The Marketing Resource Center


Media Mentor - media training, coaching, and resources designed to help executives of technology companies communicate effectively with the public, analysts, and the press, and prepare for interviews in all media formats.

PressKits - Custom printing and packaging of pocket folders, media and press kits, video sleeves, CD and diskette packaging, portfolios, three-ring binders, and sales kits.

Resources for Your OnLine Marketing Success

Upside (info on high tech businesses)

Web Marketing Today

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Use the following sites for women's resources.

Business Class Magazine, - a full-color print magazine for professional women who work in Australia



European Woman Webzine and Community

A whole new community and webzine for the European woman. Make friends in the forum or chat areas, have your personal or business page hosted free of charge, send a digital postcard to a friend or download this week's free desktop wallpaper. Plus lots of informative articles on business, parenting, relationships, travel, health, beauty and lots more.

HERmail (was Extreme!Women)


Redbook Online,, - a search engine/directory for women., - an online community for intelligent women, with articles and discussion on everything from the arts to sex.

Wise Women of the Web


Women's Connection Online

WOW: Women Online Worldwide


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Use the following sites to develop your writing skills and/or independent publishing business.



Book Stacks Unlimited


Copywriting Central

The Children's Writing Resoure Center

IdeaMarketers, -- free service linking publishers and writers.

Internet Road Map to Books

Literature & Writing Resources on the WWW

Momwriters, - an active Net community of moms who write

Para Publishing

The Reporters Network

Screenwriters & Playwrights Home Page

Society for Technical Communication

StaffWriters Plus, Inc. (an agency that matches copywriters and graphic designers with freelance corporate assignments)

Writer's Net

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