The website Practical Ecommerce posted information about 20 government websites that are created to help small businesses succeed. You might find the article helpful and useful:
Do-it-yourself small businesses don’t normally look to the government for help. But maybe they should start. The federal government is desperate for small businesses to succeed.
In the midst of record unemployment, a new Kauffman Foundation-funded U.S. Census Bureau study reports that startup companies are a major contributor to job creation. And according to the Startup America Partnership, companies less than five years old account for all of the net job growth in our country between 1980 and 2005.
Here is a list of government sites to help small businesses. Find a mentor, develop your business plan, access financing, and let them know what you think.
Read the article at Small Business Ecommerce