Business Plan Help
Looking for a business plan or other business information? Click the links below to access our online resources for businesses, giving you free access to sample business plans, demographics, articles, and more!
Click here to view our small business start-up guide, Steps to Starting a Business in Cecil County.
NOTICE: Please note that we have reintegrated the Reference USA business resource. We are continuing to offer Demographics Now. Business listings and company profiles can now be accessed through Reference USA only. Please call 410-996-5600 ext. 128 to speak to our Small Business Librarian if you have any questions or need help.
Small Business Databases
Searchable database of quality sample business plans for a wide variety of businesses.
ReferenceUSA: Business Database is a directory database of over 11 million U.S. businesses. Search by company name, type, size or location of a busines or a combination. Parent/subsidiary information is also available.
Fast and easy access to detailed demographic information for Maryland state, counties, and towns with customizable searches. Provides information helpful for marketing, business planning and advertising, as well as facts on population, income and consumer expenditures.
Offers a variety of small business information in a searchable format, such as industry research, financial planning, marketing, franchising and business plans.
Provides complete reports for approximately 2,000 funds and 1,000 stocks. Quicktake Reports, which include portfolio, risk, performance, and management information, are available for approximately 13,000 funds and 8,000 stocks. Snapshot information is available for thousands of other funds and stocks. Overall, information for over 100,000 investment offerings is available.
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