Home Based Business Information Resources
A series of books by home-based business experts Paul and Sarah Edwards can provide guidance on almost any aspect of home-based business. Topics addressed in their books include business selection, marketing, recordkeeping, technology, doing business on the web and building alliances. Titles by these authors include but are not limited to: Working From Home, Getting Business to Come to You, Making Money with Your Computer at Home, Doing Business in Cyberspace, Teaming Up and Finding Your Perfect Work. These books can be found at many area libraries.
Another invaluable Kansas City resource is the Business Resource Center - or BRC - which is part of the Small Business Administration. This information center is located at 4747 Troost, Kansas City, MO. The BRC houses a wealth of resources including a series of guides published by Entrepreneur Magazine. Each guide details start-up and operating procedures for specific businesses. The center also provides access to computer hardware and software to aid in business planning and development. For more information about the BRC and their operating hours, call (816) 235-6675.
4747 Troost is also the home of KCSourceLink. KCSourceLink is a network of over one hundred resource providers in the Kansas City region that offer business-building products and services for small businesses. KCSourceLink facilitates the linking of these resource partners to one another and to the small and emerging business owner. Simply call the KCSourceLink hotline at 816-235-6500, let them know the type of assistance you need, and they will direct you to the service provider who can provide assistance in that area.