Helpful Business Websites

Helpful Business Websites

Below is an initial list of helpful business related websites.  There are hundreds of companies, sites and products that could be included.  As large companies merge and products combine and/or are retired, new products and solutions from pioneering small and medium size companies come on the scene.

The challenge is to find the website that has information that is most beneficial for you.  Below are websites for marketing, sales, customer relationship management and small business/startup planning. If you have other websites that you think should be included, please let us know by clicking here or on the submit button and sending us the information.

While we have worked with a number of the companies and products listed below, we do not have vested interest in any of them.


Company Information
  EDGAR Company Search  
    Hoover’s Online (Purchased by Dun & Bradstreet)  
    Dun & Bradstreet  
    Crunchbase (startups)  
    Which database to choose?  
  Lists and Links  
    Business Marketing and Advertising Links  
    Business Resources Directories  
    Top Business Web Sites  


Lead Generation
  Campaign Result Articles  
    RSA Builds on Lead-Generation Effort  
    Lead Generation Tools  
      ListGrabber (contact info from web sites)  
  Prospect List Sources  
    BuyerZone Lead Generation Programs  
      Harte Hanks Targeted Databases  
      Melissa Data  
      Targeted Sales Leads  
  Sales Force Automation / CRM  
      Infor Customer Experience Suite  
      Oracle NetSuite Sales Force Automation  
      Oracle Sales Cloud  
      Oracle Siebel Sales  
      SalesJunction Web Based Sales Force Automation  
      Salesnet (Aquired by Oracle) Sales Cloud  
      Soffront Marketing Automation  

Customer Relationship Management

Software Products
    Infor CRM  
    Microsoft Customer Relationship Management  
    PC Magazine Best CRM Software of 2017  
    Oracle Enterprise Customer Relationship Management  
    SalesLogix CRM  
    Soffront CRM  

Small Business (Start-up) Planning

General Information
  American Express Small Business Plan Resources  
    Small Business and B2B Small Business Directory  
    Financing Overview (SBA)  
    Inc’s Business Plan Outline  
  Business Plan Software  
    Business Plan Software (BRS)  
    Business Plan & Marketing Plan Software (Palo Alto Software)  
    Business Plan Software (Planware)  
    JIAN BizPlanBuilder  
  Other Business Resources (Links)  
    MIT Enterprise Forum Resources  
    Marketing Basics (SBA)  
    Sample Business Plans (from  
    Sample Business Plans (from bPlans)  
    Traditional & Non-Traditional Funding Sources (FasterCapital-A UAE Incubator)  
    Virtual Business Plan  
    Writing a Business Plan (SBA)  

Market Share

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  2020 Gartner CRM Market Share Analysis  (report reference)  
    Top 10 CRM Software Vendors and Market Forecast 2015-2020  
Sales Force Automation (SFA)
  2015 CRM Market Leaders: Sales Force Automation  

Engineering / Product Development

Web / UX Design
  Lists of web design tools  



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