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Arts Entrepreneurship I: Get Started

Course guide

Suggested Subject Searches

Try searching for:


  • Entrepreneurship
  • New business enterprises


  • Management
  • Arts--Management
  • Cultural industries--Management
  • Nonprofit organizations--Management
  • Personnel management
  • Strategic planning
  • Work


  • Marketing
  • Arts--Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Selling
  • Customer relations
  • Customer services

Small business

  • Small business
  • Proposal writing in business

Business and Industry Databases

Mouse over each link for how to search for data and articles on your industry from newspapers and industry publications.

Industry Codes

When researching your industry, find the NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) and SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) codes that apply.

Industry Data

Find Professional Organizations for your Industry

Industry professional organizations collect data and statistics that may help with your business plan.

Find organization websites:

  • In your favorite search engine search the name of your industry plus the word "association" OR

  • Search Encyclopedia of Associations by the name of your industry


Local Area Information

Research your competition in the place where you plan to start your business. Search for industry information in a local newspaper.

Subject Guide

April Levy


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