March 12, 2012 - Links to small business publications from Publications.USA.gov. Most are free, one or two have a small fee for downloading. PDF versions require Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download here) for viewing.
A few of our recommended reads:
Buying a Franchise: A Consumer Guide - Want to start your own business? Find out about the benefits of franchise ownership, the limitations, choosing the best franchise for you, and investigating franchise offerings. (Even more information on franchising opportunities can be found in the booklist on the left side of this page. See "biz books").
How to Write A Business Plan - What you need to know to write a good plan at the start. It can save your business down the line.
Planning and Goal Setting for Small Businesses - Learn about the "Management by Objectives" approach to running a business
Marketing for Small Business: An Overview - An overview of marketing concepts along with an extensive bibliography.