Yet Another Business Idea - We have plenty of these, and we need a place to put them down. Who knows, Da Vinci may hide among us.


  • Princeton Creative Research has developed an excellent criteria checklist for evaluating ideas that is particularly well-suited to the entrepreneur. Ask yourself the following questions when evaluating an idea for a business or a product
  • After numerous hours of research and analysis, then come the marketing plan. Here is the 7-Steps To The Perfect Marketing Plan
  • How about a feasibility study checklist, would not hurt
  • Ready to write a business plan, here is a business plan template

Use the following online and offline resources to help you determine if your idea is a good one.
  • Entrepreneur Assist offers a collection of free business planning and productivity tools, letting you access free business books, bookmark your favorite articles, schedule events and reminders and share documents to assist you in your idea evaluation and market research process. Use: lyvuong/con!rong
  • How to Create a Marketing Plan, will help you strategize your marketing efforts.
  • The U.S. Census Bureau has the stats and demographics you need to know.
  • FirstGov.gov is a well-designed, easy-to-navigate portal to the government online. Click on the tab that says "Businesses and Nonprofits."
  • Your local Chamber of Commerce can be an indispensable resource for local information for your new business.
  • The Encyclopedia of Associations by Gale Group can be found in libraries, and is an essential tool for locating your industry's associations. Also search on Google, and be sure to check whether the association has a trade publication.
  • At TSNN.com, you can access a searchable database of trade shows worldwide.
  • Entrepreneur's Top Colleges listing can help you find a local school that offers entrepreneurship studies.
  • Two of the greatest resources known to entrepreneurs are the Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs) and SCORE (Service Corp of Retired Executives). Each SBA service offers free and low-cost help to small-business owners and entrepreneurial wanna-bes, and should have a local office near you.

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