Business Resources

How to get a Business Loan

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This guide will be most useful for entrepreneurs who need funding for their startup businesses, and I also include information for expanding businesses. This guide will also be useful for minority startup and expanding business owners.

 Restaurant Owner

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If you’re an independent restaurant owner, we want you to know that we are serious about our Mission. We are committed to providing  practical, proven insights and resources to enable you to build a better restaurant, a better business and most importantly, a better life for you, your family and entire team of associates.

 

 

SCORE LA

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SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for nearly fifty years. 

The LA Business Portal 

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The LA Business Portal provides you with all of the information you need to plan, start, manage, and grow your business. Try our Start Up Guide to quickly map out how to register your new business and be compliant.  Explore a rich library of content and resources to help you manage and grow your business.Small businesses are essential to our city’s economy. The LA Business Portal is here to make sure you have everything you need to succeed.

 

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Google Plus for Small Businesses:

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Business is about people. Whether you run a neighborhood barbershop or a big city architecture firm, your passion and hard work connects you to millions of other businesses. 

We’re a team at Google who wants to help business people make the most of the web, so we created this page as a place to bring you useful information and access to industry events.

And if you'd like even more, our Google Small Business Community will connect you with peers and experts both inside and outside of Google ready to share advice and support.

If you need help using Pages, check out our Help Center or ask Google+ Help

 

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Yelp for Business Owners:

Claim your business by clicking below:

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Connect with your customers

Join the conversation with your customers

Respond to a review with a private message or public comment.

Photos and business information

Upload photos, add a link to your website, and ensure that your hours are up to date so consumers searching for your business can easily find it.

Business analytics

Track visitor engagement and customer leads from your Yelp Business Page. Learn more

Go mobile

Download the Yelp for Business Owners mobile app and get the power of Yelp’s tools in your pocket.

Do you want to learn more about Yelp for Business Owners? Watch video

 

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Facebook for Business:

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Square:

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We started with a simple idea…

That everyone should be able to accept credit cards—and we‘ve been rethinking buying and selling ever since.

For sellers, we’re creating one cohesive service to run your entire business, from a register in your pocket and analytics on your laptop, to small business financing and marketing tools that drive new sales. For buyers, we’re making it faster to order from your favorite restaurants and more fun to pay your friends back.

Buying and selling sound like simple things—and they should be. Somewhere along the way, they got complicated. We’re working hard to make commerce easy for everyone.

 

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The Business Journals:

How-to Videos

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The Business Journals are the premier media solutions platform for companies strategically targeting business decision makers. We deliver a total business audience of over 10 million people via our 42 websites, 64 publications and over 700 annual industry leading events. Our media products provide comprehensive coverage of business news from a local, regional and national perspective. We have more people, publications and websites covering our nation’s business than any other business media organization.

Tip Of The Week

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You can search all over for advice on running a business, but only we can give you insights from market intelligence and stories told by real business-people. Whether it's finding funding, making a home-run hire or any other issue you face as the boss of a small business, we have you covered. Turn to this space each week for advice and insight from experts that will help you navigate the twists and turns that come with entrepreneurship.