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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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New Business Formations Skyrocketed in 2020 During COVID

June 29, 2021,

New Business Formations skyrocketed in 2020 during COVID and this new high level continues into 2021. Since 2014 the monthly data has averaged 250,000 but in July of 2020 this number jumped to 551,000 and has currently stabilized in the high 480,000s/month.

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SCORE Mentees Collaborate to Help Each Other

How SCORE mentees are collaborating to help each other achieve their business goals Read more

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Professional Employer Organization (PEO) Benefits

Are your benefit costs dissolving your profits? Are you allocating too many resources to your HR function? Would you like to simplify your payroll process? Read more

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Taking on Business Partners: Risks and Rewards

Learn the risks and rewards of taking on business partners and many of the issues you will face. 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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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Non-Techies

October 16, 2019,

We will dive into what search engine optimization (SEO) is and how business owners and entrepreneurs can leverage it to gain business advantage.

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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? View this video to learn how best... 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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Digital Marketing and SEO for Non-Techies

This SCORE Business TV episode delves into digital marketing and the fundamentals of SEO, or Search Engine Optimization. Must watch video that will unlock many of their mysteries! Read more

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Social Media for Non-Techies

Business owners and entrepreneurs are becoming increasingly aware that social media is a vital part of any marketing plan. Many of them don't have a complete understanding of this... Read more

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Where Is the Money?

Both early stage and mature businesses are faced with the challenge of seeking debt financing. In this video, we'll guide you through the search and qualification process with a... Read more

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Is Buying a Franchise Right for you?

Learn the benefits of buying 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 the... Read more

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