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Partner Spotlight: U.S. Small Business… Partner Spotlight: U.S. Small Business…

By Mwettengel
OPL has partnered with the Small Business Administration's NE office since 2014 to offer the "New Year, New Business" workshop series.
OPL has partnered with the Small Business Administration's NE office since 2014 to offer the "New Year, New Business" workshop series.
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Starting Smart for Small Business Starting Smart for Small Business

By Omahalibrary
It’s the time of year for new beginnings. If you’ve dreamed about starting your own business, now is as good a time as any.
It’s the time of year for new beginnings. If you’ve dreamed about starting your own business, now is as good a time as any.
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Gale Small Business Builder Gale Small Business Builder

Step-by-step guidance for new entrepreneurs, experienced small business owners, and those starting or running a nonprofit.
Step-by-step guidance for new entrepreneurs, experienced small business owners, and those starting or running a nonprofit.
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Lynda.com Lynda.com

Take online classes from experts at your own pace, for free at OPL! Topics available include software, business, and design.
Take online classes from experts at your own pace, for free at OPL! Topics available include software, business, and design.
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Small Business Reference Center Small Business Reference Center

Full text for many top consumer small business reference books and tools and instructions to address a wide range of small business topics.
Full text for many top consumer small business reference books and tools and instructions to address a wide range of small business topics.
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Census Business Builder Census Business Builder

Use key demographic and economic data to research opening a new or expanding an existing business.
Use key demographic and economic data to research opening a new or expanding an existing business.
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ReferenceUSA ReferenceUSA

Detailed profiles for over 43 million businesses and 254 million consumers across the U.S.
Detailed profiles for over 43 million businesses and 254 million consumers across the U.S.
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