ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

New And Useful Online Resources For Small Businesses And Entrepreneurs

Updated on March 2, 2013

Google For Entrepreneurs Video

New Resources For Entrepreneurs

Google has just launched a new resource for businesses and entrepreneurs. According to Mashable, "Google took the wraps off “Google for Entrepreneurs,” a microsite that brings together information about Google’s programs and partnerships for startups and entrepreneurs."

I believe this is a good thing for Google because this program gets Googlels signature products used by entrepreneurs earlier on in their business life-cycle. It is sort of the equivalent of McDonalds hooking kids on their food by offering them a Happy Meal while they are young.

Crowdcusp Screenshot

Crowdfunding For Entrepreneurs And Small Business

Believe it or not, small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs in the US can already benefit from crowdfunding their business online. There is no need to wait for the Securities and Exchange Commission to write the rules on the Jobs Act as long as you are not offering equity in exchange for generating funds for your business.

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a way of raising funds specifically over the Internet via a rather large crowd of individuals. These might be friends, family or complete strangers.

There are some online tools available out there that let you raise funds online via crowdfunding but a new tool available specifically for businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs is

Earn By Establishing An Online Course

As a business owner or entrepreneur, have you ever thought of putting together a course that would teach someone a valuable new skill in entrepreneurship or business? That is possible with the site Udemy. There are a few sites like it but, Udemy offers a way for you to feature you and your knowledge in the business world as an online course. You may offer essentially any type of legal subject that you can think up. You can also either offer the course as free or paid depending on your needs.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • iig profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago

      Thanks for your post wheelinallover. I appreciate the warm welcome and look forward to providing some useful content to the community.

    • wheelinallover profile image

      Dennis Thorgesen 

      6 years ago from Beatrice, Nebraska U.S.

      Welcome to Hub pages iig. We hope your stay here is as enjoyable as ours has been. The 20 months we have spent here has taught us a lot.

      This is just what we have been looking for. Most of our clients are new or newer to internet business and need all the help they can get. We already use Google apps for our website and find it a great tool which we don't know how we would live without.

      Udemy will be of value to those who are teaching what they already know. Either way this is a win/win situation for us. Thank you for taking the time to share your knowledge.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)