Research & Focus

Check this website http://www.score.org for information on how to conduct market analysis, develop marketing strategies, identify your competition and obtain templates to help with preparation of cash flow, breakeven, and collateral estimates. Online training is also available for conducting a marketing analysis, targeting markets, and protecting your business with patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Other useful sites include:

Use for market research for B2B:

http:// www.hoovers.com 

General demographics:

http://www.census.gov

Local libraries also have a wealth of information:

http://www.austintexas.gov/library  

http://www.mysapl.org/