Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Associations For Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses, Business Basics

National Nurses In Business Association (NNBA):"Pioneer association promoting and supporting nurses in business."
PO Box 561081, Rockledge, FL 32956-1081


Nurse Entrepreneur Network:"An online community for nurse entrepreneurs to provide business solutions. This site offers eCourses, and Teleforums. It also provides a system for sharing and support among the members."
LeaRae Keyes, RN, Executive Director
Nurse Entrepreneur Network
4011 Genie Drive NW Andover MN 55304
Phone: 763-576-9570

    LeaRae Keyes, RN, BSN, PHN, CDMS, CCM, Nurse Entrepreneur Network, Minnesota Nursing Entrepreneurs:
    Categories: Education, Coaching, Nurse-Owned Business, Associations for Entrepreneurs.


    RN MARKET LLC:"Veronica Castellana has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing, and a Degree in Arts. She is a Registered Nurse and freelance writer. She had been involved with Emergency Care since 1995. She is Certified as a Legal Nurse Consultant and is the founder and director of the Legal Nurse Consulting Firm. Her Web site is: http://www.legalnurseconsultingfirm.com. She consults on cases for numerous attorneys in the Florida area and for the Attorney General’s office. She considers herself to be a Diabetes Nurse Expert and Educator. She is founder and director of the Diabetes Help Foundation and the Diabetic Zone. These are Web sites where she offers free diabetes education to others all around the globe."
    219 N. Excelda Avenue
    Tampa, Florida 33609
    Phone: 813.810.0106
    Fax: 813.873.2334
    Email: info@RNMARKET.COM



    The AARP Small Business Community Resource Center sponsored by TheHartford ...
    The AARP Small Business Community Center offers online expert advice to entrepreneurs in the areas of taxes, insurance, travel discounts, legal counseling, money saving tips, and many more opportun...


    American Small Businesses Association:"Welcome to the American Small Businesses Association, a partnership of many small business owners like yourself across the country with the shared goal of running a profitable business. ASBA provides you with the office, travel and medical benefits you need for your business to succeed, along with personal benefits that improve your quality of life. When you join the American Small Businesses Association, you join the collective buying power of a large organization, and your voice on issues that affect small business is echoed in unison with thousands of other members."
    American Small Businesses Association
    8773 IL Rte. 75E. Rock City, IL 61070


    Center for Women’s Business Research:"Center for Women's Business Research, founded as the National Foundation for Women Business Owners, is the premier source of knowledge about women business owners and their enterprises worldwide. We provide original, groundbreaking research to document the economic and social contributions of women-owned firms, and consulting and public relations services to maximize the benefits of this knowledge. Corporations, government policy makers, educators, organizations, the media, and individuals rely on our leading-edge knowledge to strengthen their support of women business owners."
    Center for Women's Business Research
    1411 K Street, NW, Suite 1350 Washington, DC 20005-3407 USA
    Phone: 202-638-3060 Fax: 202-638-3064 e-mail: info@womensbusinessresearch.org


    Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America:"Whether you own a business, represent one, lead a corporate office, or manage an association, you can be provided with a voice of experience and influence in Washington, D.C. and around the globe, by using the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of AmericaSM, services. Our staff of experts -- policy specialists, lobbyists, and lawyers -- make up the world's largest not-for-profit business federation, representing: 3,000,000 businesses 3,000 state and local chambers 830 business associations 92 American Chambers of Commerce abroad Our members include businesses of all sizes and sectors -- from large Fortune 500 companies to home-based, one-person operations. In fact, 96% of our membership encompasses businesses with fewer than 100 employees."
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce
    1615 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20062-2000
    Main Number 202-659-6000 Customer Service 1-800-638-6582, custsvc@uschamber.com


    The Entrepreneurial Parent:"The Entrepreneurial Parent is a community and career hub for parents looking to balance work and family on their own terms. We're here to address the needs of EPs on both the business and parenting front — from colleague camaraderie to professional career counseling, from quick-tip articles to inspirational profiles. If you're a parent who is looking to transition your workplace home — for one, five or twenty years! — you have just found the strong Entrepreneurial Parent community you've been looking for. Welcome!"
    P.O. Box 320722, Fairfield, CT 06432
    Email: office@en-parent.com


    Field of Dreams:"We welcome you to our Cyberspace Field of Dreams, a level playing field designed by a team of women in business to create, promote and develop successful women-owned businesses. You don't have to chew and spit to play on our field. Learn the internet, develop networking contacts, find work at home opportunities and form alliances with other women in business by becoming a member today."


    Foundation for Women (FFW):"The Foundation for Women (FFW) is dedicated to nurturing, educating and supporting women of all ages, nationalities and spiritual backgrounds by creating connections and offering compassionate service."
    PO Box 2786
    La Jolla, CA 92038
    (858) 483-0400 or Toll Free (888) 303-2622
    (858) 483-0405 Fax


    National Association for Female Executives (NAFE):"The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), the largest women's professional association and the largest women business owners' organization in the country, provides resources and services - through education, networking, and public advocacy - to empower its members to achieve career success and financial security. For more information about NAFE, please call 800-927-NAFE (6233)."
    National Association for Female Executives (NAFE)
    PO Box 3052
    Langhorne, PA 19047
    1-800-927-6233 (NAFE) or email nafemembers@icnfull.com


    National Association of Home Based Businesses, (NAHBB):"The U.S.A. Home Based Business Information Superhighway was established to help home managed businesses, survive the shift to a global economy and to permit full participation NOW and in the 21st CENTURY. The National Association of Home Based Businesses (NAHBB) has established an Intranet HomeSite System for home managed businesses. The U.S.A. Home Based Business Information Superhighway combined three of the fastest-growing segments of the US economy: home based businesses, on-line communication services, and business information databases. When combined, these markets create a new Business Information Industry. The U.S.A. Home Based Business Information Superhighway is the embodiment of this industry. When fully installed, it will give members and subscribers a quick and reliable source of business, trade, management, and direct and network marketing information."
    NAHBB, Inc.
    10451 Mill Run Circle, Suite 400 Owings Mills, Maryland 21117
    Voice: (410) 363-3698 E-Mail: nahbb@msn.com


    National Association for the Self-Employed:"Since its beginning in 1981, the National Association for the Self-Employed has pioneered support for micro-businesses and the self-employed, while helping to define this important part of the American economy. The NASE understands the unique needs of micro-business owners and removes many of the hurdles to starting and growing a business by providing the most comprehensive range of benefits found anywhere. Learn More..."
    National Association for the Self-Employed
    DFW Airport, P.O. Box 612067
    Dallas, TX 75261-2067


    National Business Association (NBA):"The National Business Association (NBA) is a not for profit association, specifically designed and actively managed to assist the Self-Employed and Small Business Community in achieving their professional goals. The NBA uses its group buying power to provide our members with support programs, cost and time saving products, services and valuable small business resource materials. The NBA is committed to the success of the Self-Employed and Small Business Community and the free enterprise system."
    National Business Association (NBA)
    P.O. Box 700728 Dallas, Texas 75370
    Email us at: info@nationalbusiness.org
    Call the NBA at: Toll free phone number: 800.456.0440 Local telephone number: 972.458.0900 Fax number : 972.960.9149


    National Business Incubation Association (NBIA):"The National Business Incubation Association (NBIA) is the world's leading organization advancing business incubation and entrepreneurship. It provides thousands of professionals with the information, education, advocacy and networking resources to bring excellence to the process of assisting early-stage companies worldwide. The association is composed primarily of incubator developers and managers, but technology commercialization specialists, educators and business assistance professionals are also well represented. Its mission is to provide training and a clearinghouse for information on incubator management and development issues and on tools for assisting start-up and fledgling firms."
    20 E. Circle Drive, #37198 • Athens, OH 45701-3571 USA
    Telephone: (740) 593 4331 • Fax: (740) 593-1996, info@nbia.org


    National Congress of Inventor Organizations (NCIO):"a national inventors organization and association for umbrella inventors groups and independent inventors and small businesses that invent and develop new ideas and products and technology transfer in the area of inventing and inventions and innovations and intellectual property which offers resources, articles, and americas inventor online magazine which features invention inventing experts with articles about how to invent and idea protection through nondisclosure agreements or confidentiality agreements and provisional patent application and patents and marketing and commercialization and licensing new ideas and inventions and new products and innovations and providing information on patent law changes and invention submission and invention development firms, with sections titled inside washington, scambusters, links, national congress of inventor organizations, ncio, americas inventor, special reports, executive director stephen paul gnass, founder of invention convention."
    National Congress of Inventor Organizations (NCIO)
    P.O. Box 931881 Los Angeles, CA 90093-1881
    Telephone: 323 878-6952 / Fax: 213 947-1079 Email: ncio@inventionconvention.com


    National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB):"The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is the largest advocacy organization representing small and independent businesses in Washington, D.C. and all 50 state capitals. NFIB was ranked the most influential business organization (and 3rd overall), in "Washington's Power 25" survey conducted by Fortune magazine. NFIB's purpose is to influence public policy at the state and federal level and be the resource for small and independent business in America. NFIB also gives its members a power in the marketplace. By pooling the purchasing power of its 600,000 members, the National Federation of Independent Business gives members access to many business products and services at discounted costs. NFIB also provides timely information designed to help small businesses succeed."


    National Women's Business Council:"The National Women's Business Council is a bi-partisan Federal advisory council created to serve as an independent source of advice and policy recommendations to the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. The Council's mission is to promote bold initiatives, policies and programs designed to support women's business enterprises at all stages of development in the public and private sector marketplaces, from start-up to success to significance."
    National Women's Business Council
    409 Third Street, SW, Suite 210 Washington, DC 20024
    Ph. (202) 205-6830 Fx. (202) 205-6825 info@nwbc.gov


    Small Business Survival Committee, Mission Statement:"The Small Business Survival Committee (SBSC) works to influence legislation and policies that help to create a favorable and productive environment for small businesses and entrepreneurship. By educating policymakers, legislators, the media and the public about the critical role that small businesses play in our economy--and how government actions can positively or negatively affect the small business community--SBSC strives to establish a solid public policy foundation upon which entrepreneurial activity and small businesses can survive and flourish."
    Small Business Survival Committee
    1920 L. Street N.W. Suite 200 Washington, D.C. 20036
    Phone: (202) 785-0238 Fax: (202) 822-8118 Email: membership@sbsc.org


    SCORE Association:"The SCORE Association, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneurial education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide. SCORE’s 10,500 retired and working volunteers provide free business counseling and advice as a public service. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration. SCORE offers Ask SCORE email advice online. Face-to-face business counseling at 389 chapters. Low-cost workshops at 389 chapters nationwide. Free and confidential small business counseling."
    SCORE Association
    409 3rd Street, SW 6th Floor Washington, DC 20024


    SOHO America, Inc.:"A community for SOHO professionals--FREE information on marketing, finance, technology and more."
    PO Box 941
    Hurst, Texas 76053-0941
    fax at: 800-841-4445, soho@1sas.com


    Veterans' Business Outreach Center (VBOC):"The Veterans' Business Outreach Center (VBOC) serves as a clearing house for business and technical assistance, primarily for veterans with a service-connected disability within SBA's Region IV-Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The VBOC networks with SBA district offices and SBDCs across this region to provide veterans with the assistance they seek."
    Veterans' Business Outreach Center (VBOC)
    2500 Minnesota Avenue Lynn Haven, FL 32444
    800.542.7232 Fax: 850.271.1109 vboc@knology.net


    The Woman's Heart:"The Woman's Heart headquarter office is located in San Diego, California, and is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization currently in its pre-launch phase. The innovation of The Woman's Heart lies in its unprecedented approach to relapse prevention by harnessing today's cutting-edge technology to provide the most accessible, affordable, and innovative prevention and healthcare resources for women."
    The Woman's Heart
    PO Box 882216
    San Diego, CA 92168
    Phone: 619-795-3310
    Fax: 619-795-0602



    Entrepreneur Magazines:

    Smart Business Network Inc. (Entrepreneur Magazine):"Smart Business is smart ideas for growing companies. Our mission is to help business owners and top managers deal with the daily challenges of growing a business. Every page of the magazine is designed to give readers entertaining stories that provide something they can do today to make a business better."
    Smart Business Network Inc.
    14725 Detroit Ave., Suite 200 Cleveland, OH 44107
    P: 216-228-6397 F: 216-529-8924 info@sbnonline.com

    Personal Websites:

    Jim Blasingame - The Small Business Advocate:"Other than you, no one else on the planet cares more about the success of your small business than our fearless leader, Jim Blasingame. No other organization or person in the world creates and distributes as much multi-media small business information. On the airwaves, on the Internet, in print and in person, Jim Blasingame speaks to small business and for small business."
    Small Business Network, Inc.


    Funding Associations:

    Flexible Funding:"Flexible Funding provides payroll funding, account receivables financing funding and back office for temp agencies and temporary staffing. Similar to invoice factoring but with lower rates and more flexibility. CA based member of the American Staffing Association, serving entire U.S."
    Flexible Funding
    Steve Capper, steve@flexiblefund.com
    One Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111


    Millennium Funding, A Canfield Capital Management, LLC Company:"Millennium Funding, is a dynamic funding institution that offers our programs to U.S. and Canadian companies. Successful businesses rely on good cash flow for purchasing, payroll, growth, and timely payments. We help you maintain that cash flow by connecting your business with a customized program. Imagine being provided cash when you actually need it!"
    Phone: 707.824.4880 Fax: 707.221.0133 E-mail: Contact@millennium-funding.com


    Stat Capital Funding:"Stat Capital Funding is owned and operated by a Registered Nurse, certified as a Cash Flow and Capital Specialist. Our expertise is in both finance and healthcare, allowing us to better understand your needs as today's provider. Giving you more value when working with us to establish positive cash flow. We are able to find customizable programs that will help you meet the many challenges of today's healthcare industry."
    Stat Capital Funding
    Eric Esguerra RN, DCFS, CCS, Cash Flow Specialist/Consultant
    P.O. Box 17606, Long Beach, CA 90807 Toll Free Number: 1-888-395-CASH
    Cell Phone: (562) 882-3742 Fax: (562) 683-2127, E-mail: info@statcapitalfunding.com


    ACCION USA:"ACCION USA's mission is to make access to credit a permanent resource to low- and moderate-income small businesses owners in the United States. By providing small or "micro" loans to men and women who have been shut out of the traditional banking sector, ACCION helps build their businesses and increase their incomes. ACCION sees business credit as a resource that can help narrow the income gap and provide economic opportunity, thereby stabilizing and strengthening communities and economies. At the heart of this vision is the recognition that microlending institutions must be financially sustainable, not perennially dependent on donations or government aid. For this reason, ACCION's microlending programs seek to become financially self-sufficient. ACCION USA
    56 Roland Street, Suite 300 Boston, MA 02129
    Phone: (617) 625-7080, Fax: (617) 625-7020, Email: info@accionusa.org

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    smallbusinessopportunity.com:"Browse the Small Business Opportunity site and learn about the top small business opportunities and franchise business opportunity listings available. We have comprehensive directories of business franchise for sale listings."
    3245 Peachtree Pkwy, Suite D-213
    Suwannee, GA 30024

    Nursingentrepreneurs.com is a networking and resource directory for Nurse-Owned businesses and nurses looking for an alternative to working at the bedside.

    If you explore the site a bit, you'll find profiles of hundreds of nurse entrepreneurs around the country. We encourage you to browse around, find a business category you are interested in, then contact the nurse directly. We're available for questions as well. This website is Owned-Operated by Andrew Lopez, RN a Medical/Surgical/Telemetry nurse.

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    Should You Incorporate Your Registry Business? By Joseph Caracci, RN:"The short answer is yes! When starting a new nurse registry business, you are entering into a legal business environment that requires you to take steps to protect your personal assets, such as your home, your savings, and your retirement. With this in mind, you need to determine which legal form you are going to take for your new registry. Some of the common choices are a sole proprietorship, a partnership, a limited liability partnership (LLP), a limited liability company (LLC), and a corporation."



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