Start Your Own Business

This guide will show you the eResources and books you can use to help find your target market, plan your business for success, navigate legal and financial hurdles, market your business effectively, and community resources.


These directories are available for locating competitors, developing prospects, or sourcing supplies:

All of the books listed below are available for reviewing at the Orlando Public Library, as part of the Reference collection.

Business Research & Competitive Analysis

These databases help identify and research competitors. Access these resources at home by using your library card to sign in.

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