Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Blog

7 Little Ways to Save Money When You're Self-Employed

January 17, 2019,

A budget is the basis for any good financial planning, personally and as a business owner. Use these simple tips to become a money-savvy business owner.

Infographic: Small Business Charitable Giving - Big Impact on Local Communities
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Infographic: Small Business Charitable Giving - Big Impact on Local Communities

SCORE’s latest infographic, sponsored by OnDeck, highlights how small businesses’ charitable giving has a big impact on their local communities. Read more

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Blog

Small Business Customer Experience: How to Get It Right in 2019

January 16, 2019

Learn why customer experience is crucial for small business growth and the steps needed to deliver a top-notch experience for your customers.

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Blog

How to Build Your Small Business Brand with Facebook Groups

January 15, 2019,

Many companies have found that paying to promote posts and run Facebook ads can help, but entrepreneurs have overlooked the power of Facebook groups.

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Blog

Is Your Small Business Prepared for a Lawsuit?

January 9, 2019,

According to a Small Business Association Office of Advocacy report, the cost of litigation for small firms can range anywhere from $3,000 to $150,000.

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Blog

Is 2019 Your Year to Buy a Business?

January 8, 2019,

One way to break into entrepreneurship that you may not have considered is buying an existing business.

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Blog

20 Essential Apps to Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

January 3, 2019,

Take advantage of the digital age and consider using a few of these 20 essential apps to ensure your nonprofit has the best chance to thrive.

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Checklist

Questions to Ask Before Signing a Commercial Lease

The prospect of looking for commercial space can be overwhelming. Download this checklist to help you make the right decision in choosing commercial space. Read more

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Three Questions to Consider Before Your Business Goes International

December 27, 2018,

Expanding your business internationally is a massive step. Here are three aspects to consider before escalating your business to an international market.

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Blog

4 Steps to Brainstorming a Great New Business Idea

December 26, 2018,

If you’re not sure what type of business to start, that doesn’t mean you can’t become an entrepreneur. It just means you need to brainstorm a business idea.

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Blog

How to Create an Employee Handbook for Your Small Business: The Ultimate Guide

December 19, 2018,

An employee handbook is a compilation of your company's policies and protocols, as well as employees' legal rights and obligations. Read why you need one and how to create it.

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