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. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Then get advice from a... Read more
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How to Transform your Unique Selling Proposition into Leads through SEO

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Walk through the process of creating a keyword driven content strategy. Learn what a long tail Keyword is, and what On-Page and Off- Page optimizations are. Read more

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How to develop your Unique Selling Proposition

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This presentation will help you discover the true potential of your company’s success in your local market and easily explain why you are better than the competition by creating a... Read more

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Making Sense of Health Insurance for your Business

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HMO, PPO, EPO, PCP, ACA, Co-pay, deductible, max out of pocket, premium…. Health Insurance can be confusing and overwhelming!! As entrepreneurs and business owners it is to your... Read more

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Fine Tuning Your Business - Selling and Buying a Business

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Sooner or later, every business owner will confront the issue of what to do with their business. As growth accelerates and the owner builds equity, the exiting process increases... Read more

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Fine Tuning Your Business - Branding

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Your Branding Image is a visual, interactive instrument of communication. Does your profile accurately portray you and your business? Read more

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Financial Series - Understanding Financial Statements and Sustainability

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We will introduce you to 3 financial statements that will give you a high level “dashboard” for how your business is performing financially so you can secure a business loan. Read more

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Financial Series - Getting Angels, VCs, and Crowdfunding Money

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Do you have a compelling unique selling proposition that needs significant funding? Are you trying to get your startup off the ground and on the fast track? Do you seek seed... Read more

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Financial Series - Sources of Funding

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Are you seeking a business loan or looking to improve your cash flow position? In this webinar, we present you with all the options available to secure more cash for your business... Read more

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Summer Technology Tune-up! - GMAIL

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Take some time this summer to refresh your technology skills Read more

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Technology and Cybersecurity for Small Businesses Video

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As a business owner, you may need some guidance on how to organize your IT activities so you can attend to your business and have predictability, reliability, and certainty. Read more

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Summer Technology Tune-up! - EXCEL

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Take some time this summer to refresh your technology skills. Read more

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