Business Directory

About the SME Toolkit

IBM is pleased to announce that on-line publisher Latin Business Today will provide relevant and insightful editorial and other content for Hispanic business owners on the SME Toolkit. Latin Business Today helps to grow business by offering best practices and solutions within technology and innovation, finance, law, politics and public policy, marketing, resources, analytics, strategic planning and work, life and culture.

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Supplier Connection

An IBM led consortium of large companies is building Supplier Connection.
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A free web-based portal designed to permit small businesses to more easily apply to become suppliers to large companies, potentially stimulating their growth and development. 
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Find a mentor, be a mentor, build a business.

MicroMentor provides small business owners with convenient access to trusted business mentoring services.
 Data Security Made Simpler
Learn about how to protect your customer and business data with the Better Business Bureau's "Data Security - Made Simpler"

Small Business PR

Wondering how to cost-effectively get the word out about your business?  Learn about the benefits of small business PR and special discounts for SME Toolkit users

Small Business Learning Series

Listen to advice on how to survive an economic downturn. See videos detailing answers to frequently asked questions.


Jon Gilligan

Jon Gilligan, President, Pinnacle Property Services

"The Business Planning section of the SME Toolkit was especially helpful, particularly the examples of, and the step-by-step guide to create a comprehensive business plan."

Starting a Business?

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