Smart Stops On the Web


GENERAL INTEREST

A Source for Outsourcing
www.tekptnr.com
The Technology Partners Web site provides links to the home pages of outsource suppliers as well as participating law firms experienced in negotiating outsourcing engagements. Users can search the directory of outsourcing providers or register themselves on the sites database. (See also the resource sidebar on page 31.)

Online Huckster
www.cybersubmit.com
Cyber Submit offers a variety of modestly priced Web advertising packages that register sites with search engines. The basic packagesubmission to more than 25 Web search enginesis free. Equally valuable is an extensive list of Web site marketing and advertising resources.

Take a Tip
www.pdiglobal.com
Practice Development Institute LLC, which provides marketing programs for the financial community, has posted free growth and profitability tips as well as useful practice development links on its Web site.

BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY

No Need to Be Quiet
www.nypl.org/research/sibl/index.html
The New York Public Librarys Science, Industry and Business Library is online with a collection of links to small business resources, market research information and patent and trademark help.

The Sweet Smell of Success
www.edys.com
Edys Grand Ice Creams site presents slickly produced Web pages that neatly incorporate financial statements. The site is a good example of what the accounting and marketing departments can accomplish when they work together.

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