Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Carola Fisher wishes to remind our patrons about our
 Small Business Resource Center.

The Library has made very many resources readily available.  However, for those who are not the entrepreneurial type we shelve such sources as:
     USA Today’s Running a side business: how to create a second income.
    (SB 658.421 STI)
     Put more cash in your pocket: turning what you know into dough. (Loral  Langemeier, a regular financial expert on Dr. Phil, SB 658.11 LAN)
     The complete idiot’s guide to selling your crafts on ETSY.
 (Marcy Layton  Turner, a seasoned ETSY seller and shop owner.
 SB 745.506 TUR)
     The official eBAY bible.   (Jim Griffith, Dean of eBAY education.
 SB 658.87  GRI) 

For those who ARE the entrepreneurial type, and who have always wanted to start a business and be their own boss:

    The economy of YOU: discover your inner entrepreneur and recession-    
    proof your life. (Kimberly Palmer, Senior Money Editor at U.S. News and &  
    World Report. SB 658.11 PAL)
    The small business bible: everything you need to know to succeed in your    
    small business. (Steven D. Strauss, USA Today small business columnist.
     SB 658.022 STR)

In addition there are links to such invaluable websites as:
   “Business owner’s toolkit: guides, tools and templates for small business.”
    And links to powerful business resources like the State of Michigan’s
     Michigan Business One Stop
     or the Michigan Small Business Economic Development Centers at Schoolcraft College and Eastern Michigan University.

Notices of upcoming workshops and seminars are available, and brochures for the Centers as well as our own.  The excellent booklet Guide to starting and operating a small business.   from The Michigan Economic Development Corporation  can be picked up without charge.

Become a stay-at-home mom with a home-based business, or start a retirement business. Your future is yours!  Check it out!  You really can take charge of your financial security and even prosperity.