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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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections Excel template to calculate your startup expenses, payroll costs, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement and more. Read more

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S Corporation vs. C Corporation: Which Entity is Best for Your Small Business?

June 7, 2018,

What’s the difference between an S Corporation and a C Corporation? Read this blog to learn whether an S Corp or C Corp is the best fit for your small business.

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The Little Known 3-Step Blueprint for Attracting High-Ticket Clients (Without Having to Hard-sell)

June 6, 2018,

Learn how to eliminate the “one big client” risk, without spending all of your time on business development.

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3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Steer Clear of Startup Roadblocks

June 5, 2018,

Here’s a bit of not-so-surprising news: Startups fail. But what if a new business fails because it hits a roadblock it can’t bounce back from?

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5 Essential Tools Every Contract Worker Needs to Maximize Their Productivity

May 31, 2018,

Whether you’re a full-time freelancer, or growing your side hustle, it can be difficult to hold yourself accountable to stay productive. Check out these 5 tools to help stay focused and efficient.

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Simple Local SEO Changes You Can Make to Outrank Your Competitors

May 30, 2018,

As a local business, you should first start strategizing on what you can do on (and off) your website to beat your competitors’ rankings.

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3 Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses

May 29, 2018,

Following these tips will help you assess the state of your small business’s security. Learn how to tell employees how to safeguard their information, too.

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Financing, Mentorship, and Female Entrepreneurs

SCORE’s two latest infographics focus on financing challenges and mentorship’s impact on women entrepreneurs. They highlight the second and third parts of “The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship.”

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5 Features of a Great Side Gig Website

May 23, 2018,

Use the following tips to great a great side gig website: one that can grow with your business, present you in the best light, and ensure interested parties are able to get in touch with you.

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Small Businesses Seek Cash Flow, Find Roadblocks

May 22, 2018,

Does your business have the cash flow it needs? Almost three-fourths of small and midsize businesses need access to cash more than they did in 2016. If they had more cash, the majority would use it for growth.

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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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