AMAZON.com - Save money for your business and personally. You can order just about anything online from Amazon at prices generally less than in-store retail fees. Free shipping is often available as well as consumer ratings and reviews about the product.
Business Plan - Learn how to write an effective Business Plan by who else - Donald Trump!
E & O Insurance - You should investigate and compare several companies as this is an important aspect of your business set-up for the best solution for your particular needs. One resource is Liability Insurance Administrators
First Stop Business Information Center - To promote small business, several government resources can be found on the GA Secretary of State website or can be obtained by calling 404-656-7061. The Business Guide contains information about licenses and permits and what you need before getting started.
Maps - Aero Surveys of Georgia has an excellent series of map books covering the metro Atlanta area. The appraiser data base is organized by this mapping system. Sales agent data base mapping using the FMLS/MLS mapping system which has to be purchased from FMLS/MLS.
a la mode, Inc. - Major appraisal software vendor, servicing over an estimated 50% of appraisers nationwide with the WinTOTAL software package.
Computer Classes on-line and FREE! - Hewlett Packard (HP) has some great on-line offerings and there is no charge. Learn Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe products, MySql, PHP, and many more.
Mail2Web - FREE - Check your e-mail from any computer anywhere in the world - no need to register!
Mailwasher - This incredible program let's you screen email at the server BEFORE the email gets downloaded to your computer. It is the most effective way to control unwanted e-mail. This is a "must have" program. Its inexpensive, effective, and easy to use.
OpenOffice - FREE suite of software products including a word processor, spread sheet, presentation software, and more.
DNS Forwarding Services - AREA has two FREE services that will allow you to name your computer and get to it from anywhere even with a dynamic IP address - 2mydns and dyndns
DNS service- FREE domain name service - allows you to host websites from home or office.
DNS updating - FREE program to update your DNS on the DNS forwarding services shown above.
Domain Name Registration - Register with AREA for the best price on domain name registration. AREA uses GoDaddy for domain name registration. Provides ease of use, value, and total control of your domain.
Search Engine Submission optimization Submit Express - consultation, keyword research, submission, and more. Mike's Marketing Tools - search engine submission, link popularity, and more.