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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Hot Franchises for 2022

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Hot Franchises for 2022 Read more

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Starting A Business in FL

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Starting A Business in FL Read more

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Using LinkedIn to Build Your Network

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This presentation will refine your LinkedIn presence and show you how to expand your reach. Read more

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Effective Digital Marketing Channels for Small Businesses

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Having identified your value proposition and USP and defined your target customers, this presentation goes beyond organic (SEO) and social media traffic when it takes you into the... Read more

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Identifying YOUR Prospective Customers --- and Targeting Them!

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This presentation will introduce you to the various ways you can develop an effective and meaningful prospective customer profile for either your existing or conceptual business.... 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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