Here are some informative small business advertising industry gateway links that may help you. Also see our resources page.
This is the home page of SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business". You'll find more articles about advertising and marketing along with other business advice for entrepreneurs.
This is the online version of DM NEWS, The Newspaper of Direct, Database and Internet Marketing.
The world of direct marketing is covered by a host of publications, each with its own sub-specialty. This link will take you to the direct marketing/print section. Other areas include consumer marketing, B2B marketing and Martech.
This weekly publication specializes in brand marketing, agencies, digital, TV/Video and creativity.
This publication provides a great overview of today's advertising and marketing scene. It has long been considered as the Bible of the industry, with sections about marketing, advertising, digital, media, agency, data, BtoB and Video.
The American Marketing Association offers a wide range of marketing and advertising articles, studies and forums. The American Marketing Association is one of the largest marketing associations in the world, with over 30,000 members who work, teach and study in the field.
This is the entry page to Standard Rate and Data Service. They offer directories of media rates and information said to be the largest and most comprehensive in the world.
The Promotional Products Association International is a leading trade organization representing sellers and manufacturers of promotional products.
A reputable source for creative packaging of presentation folders, ring binders, software packaging, presentation boxes, custom constructions and more.
Promotional Advertising www.inflatable2000.com Inflatable 2000 offers a full line of licensed inflatable jumpers, bounce houses and promotional products with customized logos for instant brand awareness.
http://www.rab.com The official site of the Radio Advertising Bureau. Helpful articles and guidelines about using radio to its highest potential.
http://www.startup.wsj.com The Wall Street Journal has a special site devoted to entrepreneurs featuring comprehensive coverage.
When your business needs local assistance in marketing products and services to the Federal, state and local governments, for no or nominal cost, contact the Procurement Technical Assistance Program. This link lets you select contacts in your state.