|California Business Portal|
Tools and local resources
Employer identification number, sometimes referred to as Federal Tax ID number
|Permit information for California Businesses|
Enter your business type and location, and this site will provide the applicable links and contact information to state, local, regional, and federal permitting authorities.
|Small Business Administration|
U.S. government agency that provides assistance to support small business with planning, services and programs, tools, and local resources.
|U.S. Government - Portals to business resources and links for the U.S. government: small business grants, small business guides, tools for business planning and more.|
www.business.gov and www.usa.gov
|U.S. Patent and Trademark Office|
Go here to apply to trademark your logo or file for a patent.
|Business Insurance |
Protect your business and your income; specializing in Business Office Insurance, General Liability, Professional Liability, Workers Comp and other insurance-related needs. Serving California policyholders since 1992.
Email: State Farm Agent Chris Gordon in Torrance, CA
Chris Gordon State Farm Insurance Agency website
General counseling about legal matters, risk avoidance, litigation, contracting drafting and review, trademark filings, LLC and corporate formations, and more.
Law Offices of Matthew Monroe
340 Golden Shore #250,
Long Beach, CA 90802
(562) 256-1339. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Banners and Signs|
Whether your business is in the Los Angeles area or in NYC, Banners & Signs 4 Less can provide you all types of quality signs at a great price. They are helpful and patient; and turn your order around quickly. Check out their website, call them (310) 891-2399, or email email@example.com. Tell them UmeWorks sent you.
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|Domain name |
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Tip: Think about including keyword(s) in your domain name to improve your search engine results.
|eCommerce site? You'll need an SSL.
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Find great royalty-free photos and images for as little as $1 each for your website or other marketing collateral at iStockphoto.com. Now audio as well!
Referrals are a cornerstore to a successful business. Join a business networking group. If you are in the South Bay of Los Angeles, check out the South Bay Network (membership is limited to one business per industry.)
Located in South Pasadena, California, Vivien Hao has 25 years of experience in journalism, marketing and corporate communications, corporate development, and public affairs.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (323) 893-4743.
|Update your own Website|
Now that you've got your website, how do you easily keep it current?
Use Adobe Contribute CS5
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|800 Telephone Numbers|
A proven way for any small business to appear more professional and facilitate conversation between a business and its customers. Callture provides reliable Toll Free Service at less than half the price of most other providers.
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World's largest international membership organization of business owners, company presidents and chief executives focused on helping members become better leaders who make better decisions and get better results; in over 200 USA cities, and 15 countries, including China. Walker & Associates' Vistage Small Business Group serves owners, executives and leaders of small businesses in the South Bay of Los Angeles and north Orange County. Contact Chair
George Walker at (310) 541-3614 for more information or visit their Vistage Small Business Group web site.
|SCORE® (Service Corps of Retired Executives Assocation) - Counselors to America's Small Business; retired executives provide guidance, management counseling and training to first-time entrepreneurs and current small business owners - http://www.score.org/|
German - English translations and editing of biological and medical documents and text.
Judith Shiozawa, Ph.d.