Need help marketing your business? You've come to the right place. You can use your
valid, full service Virginia Beach Public Library card
to access resources listed on this page. When asked, enter your library card number with a capital D and without spaces.Books & More
You'll find books, DVDs and other resources in the library catalog under the following subject headings:Small Business Marketing
Social Media - Economic AspectsE-books & Audiobooks
Visit the Library's digital media site
for downloadable audiobooks and e-books. Books are available in a variety of formats and may be transferred to a device. There are many titles listed under Featured Collections - View all Subjects - Business
.Online Research Tools
Encyclopedia of Small Business
: Entrepreneurs will gain how-to information that they can apply to their own business including financing, financial planning, business plan creation, market analysis, sales strategy, tax planning, human resource issues and more.Small Business Reference Center
: Use this resource to learn about business basics such as starting a company, operations management, sales and more. Search by business areas and find information by business types.Hampton Roads Business Assistance
Small Business Marketing How-ToBusiness.gov
: This government site provides a variety of information helpful to businesses. The market research section covers marketing basics, advertising, and market research strategies. There is even a section on “green marketing.” A free online course on how to market and advertise your small business is included.
Small Business Administration
: Find videos and online learning tools on a wide range of topics. The Marketing 101 video explores a variety of marketing techniques to build your customer base.
: Find articles on marketing your products & services, creating press releases, business checklists, and finding customers in new markets.
Web Site Marketing Plan
: This site contains a wealth of articles under such categories as Search Engine Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Plan, and Public Relations. There are many commercial links but there is a lot of free help.
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