Business Resource Library

Portland SCORE's BRC offers FREE Books and Reference Material on a wide range of topics that will help you start your business.

Business Startup Guides

The Library features the Business Startup Guide series created by the Entrepreneur Group. These guides provide general and detailed information on over 200 specific businesses. Each guide contains information on startup costs, marketing, location tips, accounting and record keeping, management, legal considerations, and much more. The guide appropriate to your business is the best place to start gathering information for your business plan or in making sure that you have covered all the bases in your plan.

Books and Reference Material on a range of topics, including:

  • International Trade
  • Business Plans
  • Financial Management
  • Home-based Businesses
  • Lending Issues
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Selling to the Government
  • Women-owned Businesses
  • General Reference Materials
  • Accounting
  • Buying a Business
  • Franchising
  • Legal Issues
  • Management
  • Personnel
  • Starting a Business
  • Start-Up Guides by Business Type