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. 

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Checklist for starting a business in Manatee or Sarasota Counties

Starting a business in any county, including Sarasota and Manatee, requires thorough preparation and due diligence. Do not rush the process! Read more

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"Business SCORE Card" columns

Download Dennis Zink's "Business SCORE Card" columns Read more

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Business & Financial Planning Templates

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Read more
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CARES Act Update April 29

Small businesses that could not secure funds from the March 27th CARES Act programs can learn about the additional funds approved by Congress on April 24th and how they can secure Read more

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Should I Insource or Outsource SEO?

October 20, 2019,

Learn about the different SEO tools and if a small business owner or an entrepreneur should handle his/her own SEO, or, hire a professional. Getting the proper insourced or outsourced SEO help is not easy.

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Avoid Cyber Attacks!

What would you do if your technology systems were hacked, shut down with ransomware or infected with tech time bombs set to go off in the future? Read more

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What is Digital Marketing?

September 15, 2019,

Digital Marketing offers new marketing channels and enables tracking customers' digital footprints. Learn about these channels and how to best harness them to improve your campaigns' return on investment.

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