Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Find resources to help you start or grow your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Turn Your Bold Idea Into a Business

You want to be successful. Maybe you have an idea for a small business. Perhaps you’ve already started one and are looking to take it to the next level. Read more

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Five Marketing Must Haves for Small Businesses

Here are five marketing “must-haves” to help you successfully brand and promote your business. Read more

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Read more

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Join Us for Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19

SCORE has partnered with OSHA in support of the Safe+Sound Campaign from August 13-19, 2018. Does your small business have a safety and health program? Read more

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Knowing the Laws, Managing the Intricacies of Employee Time Off

As an employer, you’re responsible for understanding and upholding legally allowed absences. Which ones do you know about? And is your business in compliance? Read more

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Tardies, Call-ins and No-shows, OH MY!: How to Take Control of Employee Absences

Chronic employee absenteeism can cost your business money, undermine performance and impact staff morale. Read more

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“Don’t Ask THAT!” – How to Avoid Illegal Job Application Questions

Finding qualified candidates who are a good fit for your company is crucial. Read more

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How to Document Disciplinary Issues with Employees

Discipline puts an employee on notice of the severity of a problem, as well as the consequences for not correcting it. Read more

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No Handbook? No Problem! 5 “Must-Have” Employee Policies for Any Small Business

If your business employs just a few workers, it’s in your best interest to establish clear workplace guidelines. Read more

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8 Tax Steps to Take When Hiring Employees

When hiring employees for the first time, you need to know about tax, safety, benefits and privacy-related legal issues. Read more

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Understanding and Using Just-In-Time Inventory Management

What is just-in-time inventory management, and how can it help your business grow? The just-in-time (JIT) approach aims to keep only the minimum amount of inventory in stock. Read more

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6 Tips for Managing Multiple Business Locations

You think you’re ready to expand your small business because your loyal customer base is asking for more locations. That’s great news. Read more

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Are You Ready for Venture Capital?

While venture capital gets a lot of attention in the media, it's not necessarily the best financing strategy for every growing business. Read more

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Employee or Independent Contractor? Understanding the Classification Tests

Are you completely confident you're correctly classifying workers as independent contractors? Read more

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