Online Resource for Business Start-Ups

The Wall Street Journal's StartupJournal is the place to go for entrepreneurs who are starting a new business or buying a franchise. Stocked with content from the pages of the daily Wall Street Journal, this free resource provides information in all of these areas:

  • classified ads of businesses for sale
  • franchise opportunities
  • advice for creating a business plan
  • a searchable database of trademarks, web addresses, and other intellectual property rights
  • an option for free e-mail alerts
  • practical ideas and guidance for entrepreneurs
  • advice on franchising
  • information about available methods of financing for new businesses
  • latest trends in technology
  • advice and guidance for running a new business

The site includes a wealth of information, including articles about working from home, strategic management, minority issues, structuring a new business, going public, financing strategies, venture capital, selling your business, bill collecting, hiring and retaining employees, family business issues, and much more.

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