If you are looking to do business with the federal government for example, the Small Business Administration (SBA.gov) has some excellent information on the ins and outs of landing government contracts. Years ago I got some great advice from a marketing dynamo and SBA counselor named Diane Doherty. And if you need to borrow money to start your business and can't get a bank loan, the SBA has several loan guarantee programs designed to help small businesses secure funding.
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