Valuable Links

The National Business Association (NBA) is accumulating a list of valuable links to different types of websites and organizations that share NBA’s values and that support self-employed individuals, small business owners and entrepreneurs. Check back often to see what’s new.

U.S. Small Business Administration (

SBA was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns; preserve free competitive enterprise; and maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation.


SCORE’s mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education.

America’s Small Business Development Centers (

America’s SBDC represents America’s nationwide network of Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) – the most comprehensive small business assistance network in the United States and its territories.

My Own Business Institute (MOBI) (

The mission at My Own Business Institute (MOBI) is to start businesses that create jobs by providing training and resources to entrepreneurs around the world. MOBI’s popular online courses teach new entrepreneurs how to start a business and experienced entrepreneurs how to grow a business.

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (

The Small Business and Entrepreneurship Council (SBE Council) is a 501c(4) advocacy, research and education organization dedicated to protecting small business and promoting entrepreneurship. SBE Council educates elected officials, policymakers, business leaders and the public about key policies that enable business start-up and growth.

Small Business Roundtable (

The Small Business Roundtable (SBR) is a coalition of leading small business and entrepreneurship organizations, dedicated to advancing policy, securing access, and promoting inclusion to benefit the businesses at the heart of the American economy.

U.S. Chamber of Commerce (

The Chamber of Commerce of the United States is the world’s largest business organization. Since our founding, the U.S. Chamber has advocated for policies that help businesses create jobs and grow our economy.

U.S. Black Chamber of commerce (

The U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. (USBC) provides committed, visionary leadership and advocacy in the realization of economic empowerment. Through the creation of resources and initiatives, we support African American Chambers of Commerce and business organizations in their work of developing and growing Black enterprises.

U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (

The United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) actively promotes the economic growth, development, and interests of more than 4.7 million Hispanic-owned businesses, that combined, contribute over $800 billion to the American economy every year. (

The mission of is to create and organize timely, needed government information and services, and make them accessible anytime, anywhere, via your channel of choice.

Small Business Edge, Brian Moran (

Small Business Edge provides advice and insights to guide small business owners and startup businesses in uncertain times.

Small Business Trends, Anita Campbell (

Small Business Trends is an award-winning online publication for small business owners, entrepreneurs and the people who interact with them. Our core focus is on providing practical, specific answers to your toughest small business questions and challenges.

Big Ideas for Small Business, Barbara Weltman (

Big Ideas for Small Businesses® is your complete source for tax, legal, and financial information specially developed for small businesses and independent entrepreneurs. We’re your online mentor, ready to help you start up or manage your small business, putting everything you need right at your fingertips – just a click away!

Business News Daily (

Business News Daily is the internet’s leading authority for startup and early stage business owners to find the crucial news and information they need to launch and grow successful businesses.

National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship(

The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) is nation’s leading co-creator and distributor of resources to transform underserved communities through community college engagement. The association represents 300+ community and technical colleges and more than 2,500 faculty, staff, administrators, and presidents who serve over four million students nationally.

National Small Business Association (

NSBA is a staunchly nonpartisan organization, with decades of small-business advocacy expertise – from our long-serving leadership to our knowledgeable and well-connected government affairs team – we are proud to be the nation’s first small-business advocacy organization.

Arkansas Small Business and Technology Center (

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is a higher-education-based economic development program that assists entrepreneurs, both new and seasoned. We help with every aspect of business creation, management, and operation.

All ( is one of the world’s largest online resources for small businesses, providing essential tools and resources to start, grow, and manage your business. brings you real-world expertise and practical advice from some of the best minds in small business.

TechCrunch (

Technology news and analysis with a focus on founders and startup teams

Ted Talks (

TED is on a mission to discover and spread ideas that spark imagination, embrace possibility and catalyze impact. Our organization is devoted to curiosity, reason, wonder and the pursuit of knowledge — without an agenda.

Google Trends (

Our mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Better Business Bureau (

BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. We do this by: Setting standards for marketplace trust, encouraging and supporting best practices by engaging with and educating consumers and businesses, celebrating marketplace role models, calling out and addressing substandard marketplace behavior, creating a community of trustworthy businesses. and charities

TrustPilot (

Trustpilot was founded in 2007 with a vision to create an independent currency of trust. We’re a digital platform that brings businesses and consumers together to foster trust and inspire collaboration.

Entrepreneur (

Entrepreneur seeks to inspire, inform, and celebrate entrepreneurs. We offer real solutions to the challenges you face as an entrepreneur, including tips, tools, and insider news to help build – and grow – your business.

Business Owners Idea Cafe ( has been online since 1995 and is known for its popular CyberSchmooze forums where small business owners, startup entrepreneurs and experts share questions, information and provide objective feedback.

LinkedIn (

LinkedIn is a business and employment-focused social media platform that works through websites and mobile apps. It launched on May 5, 2003.