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

Checklist for Starting a Business in Manatee and Sarasota Counties Read more

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"Business SCORE Card" columns

Dennis Zink offers a wide range of short topics which discuss improving your business. Download the free eBook by clicking on the Download Transcript button above! 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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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 or her own SEO, or, if they hire a professional! Getting the proper insourced or outsourced SEO help is not easy. There are many bad players in the industry, so please read on...

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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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Maximize Your Exit Options & Digital Value

August 5, 2019,

If you are a CEO of a small company with investors, you have a fiduciary obligation to your stockholders to present them with all exit options and offers. Read to know your exit options, maximize your total value & stay ready.

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Is Buying a Franchise Right for you?

Learn the benefits about how to buy a franchise business and explore what a franchise is, what types of franchises are available, how to choose the best one to fit your needs, and Read more

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