Whether you need a location for your next workshop, access to market research databases, or examples of sample business plans, APL can connect you to the tools you need to create and grow a successful business. Look to the top right under Resources For to find more information for your specific venture.
Lynda.com: Offers hundreds of trainings and thousands of hours of instruction presented by reliable industry experts on everything from marketing strategies to QuickBooks tutorials.
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Mergent Intellect: Market research, industry reports and demographics data and trends.
Small Business Reference Center: Business plan templates, industry forecasts and Alaska-specific startup information.
Business Source Premier: Company and industry profiles, market research reports and full-text business articles from academic journals.
Foundation Directory Online: Research grantmaker profiles and find available grants for Alaska-based nonprofits.
Libraries Mean Business Podcast
In partnership with business development organizations across Alaska, Anchorage Public Library created a podcast series to help listeners learn more about their business resources and resources across the state. Listen to each episode to dive into a different business-related topic. Be sure to check out our resources for business owners, nonprofits and entrepreneurs.