Success, Innovation, Quality





Here are some of the books we recommend to small business owners. You can order them by clicking through to

The Successful Home Business Guide is the resource everyone thingking or starting, or who has already started, a home-based business needs.
Jay Conrad Levinson's classic Guerrilla Marketing is a wealth of information on innovative and inexpensive marketing ideas.
The E-Myth Revisited is a must read for any business owner who wants to grow their business and yet have a life.
Successful business owners obcess over every detail. This quick read explains why such obcession is necessary.



Following are some useful links for the small business, and relating to the Institute for Independent Business. Instititue for Independent Business international web site The Entrepreneurship Innovation Institute (EII) of Lorain County Community College is a one-stop resource to support the successful development of entrepreneurs, employers, business startups and non-profit organizations. This is an outstanding site to connect service providers to businesses, connect businesses with money sources, and to connect money sources with businesses. This is another outstanding source for northern Ohio businesses - linking businesses together. Wall Street journal site for entrepreneurs and small businesses. Some great information. Industry Financial benchmarks Get basic information on thousands of US businesses. Lots of useful information for the small and mid-sized business Cleveland Plain Dealer's small business site US Government small business web site Salary benchmarks Ohio secretary of state Web site for Cleveland's Council On Smaller Enterprises (COSE) - "Small Business Guide To Search Engine Marketing" - great book on driving traffic to your web site. - thousands of helpful documents and articles for small business - Obtain a business loan or cash advance for your business. No application fee. - Focused Management Inc. provides leadership and management skills training programs that result in more effective leaders and more responsive organizations. - Siqua Group's lamp manufacturing company


Links To Other IIB Associates
in the Cleveland Area

Alpha Business Advisors - Gus Gallucci

MKA Associates, Inc - Dick Ashcroft