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 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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Business Safety and Security

 Whether you have a bustling storefront or an online-only enterprise, the ongoing safety and security of your data, customers, inventory, and employees should be one of your top pr Read more
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Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models.  It is a visual chart with elements describing Read more
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Business Plan

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more
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Marketing Plan

A well-designed marketing plan can help you raise awareness of your business, attract more customers and boost sales. Read more
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Financial Projections

Download this financial projections Excel template to calculate your startup expenses, payroll costs, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, balance sheet, break-even analysi Read more

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