Resources for Entrepreneurship/Starting Your Own Business
- What College Students Need To Know Before Starting A Business, TEDx
- Article for Younger Entrepreneur
General/Lists of Resources
- Start with Why TedTalk- Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership -- starting with a golden circle and the question: "Why?" His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King Jr. and the Wright brothers
- Start-up Resources – Oregon-specific information on how to make a small business
- Entrepreneur - Tons of information, facts, and ideas for starting your own business
- Oregon Start A Business Guide
- Business Best Practices – Customer awareness, marketing, hiring strategies, low-cost game and more!
- Resources for Entrepreneurs – Research, operations, financials and more!
- SBA - U.S. Small Business Administration
- How to Become a Successful Entrepreneur - Some tips and insights from successful entrepreneurs via Fingerprint for Success
- Financial Commandments in the Freelancer’s Bible – Brief advice on how to deal with cashflow problems.
- 5 Tips on How To Set Your Price
- 4 Money Management Tips For Freelancers – Taxes, Savings, Budgets and more!
- Wyzant - examples of tutoring pricing
- How Much Should I Charge? - pricing ideas for creative design projects
- Business Planning & Financial Statements Templates - Target market comparison worksheets, cash flow statements and more!
- Invoice Template - Example of an invoice from PayPal
- Invoice Templates - from MS Office
- Templates from Henrycmartin.com - A long list of templates and ideas for you to start with and make your own!
- Business Card Templates - from MS Office
- Bids and Quotes Templates - from MS Office
- Lots of Business Templates - from MS Office
- HTML5 UP - Free templates for website creation
Fun/Useful Things To Read
- The Gig Economy – How to work yourself into the digital gig world.
- Under30CEO – Blogs
- Side Hustle Podcasts!
- The $100 Startup: Reinvent the Way You Make a Living, Do What You Love, and Create a New Future - Book
- Born for This: How to Find the Work You Were Meant to Do – Book