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. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Small Business Customer Experience: How to Get It Right in 2019

January 16, 2019

Learn why customer experience is crucial for small business growth and the steps needed to deliver a top-notch experience for your customers.

Infographic: Small Business Charitable Giving - Big Impact on Local Communities
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Infographic: Small Business Charitable Giving - Big Impact on Local Communities

SCORE’s latest infographic, sponsored by OnDeck, highlights how small businesses’ charitable giving has a big impact on their local communities. Read more

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7 Little Ways to Save Money When You're Self-Employed

January 17, 2019,

A budget is the basis for any good financial planning, personally and as a business owner. Use these simple tips to become a money-savvy business owner.

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eGuide

Marketing Fundamentals: 8 Ways to Reach New Customers, Starting Today

Download this ebook which breaks down the marketing landscape into eight manageable steps. Learn why marketing is vital to your small business. Read more

Small Businesses Giving Back Makes a Big Impact on Local Communities
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Small Businesses Giving Back Makes a Big Impact on Local Communities

January 18, 2019,

SCORE’s infographic, “Small Business Charitable Giving: Big Impact on Local Communities,” delves into how small businesses give back to their communities.

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How Diverse Is Your Workforce?

January 22, 2019,

So how well are small business owners doing at diversifying their workforces? Maybe not as well as they think.

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Prevent Slip and Fall Accidents from Tripping Up Your Business

January 23, 2019,

Slip and fall accidents can hurt customers, cause big headaches for you and even land you in court. Fortunately, there is a way to financially protect your business.

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eGuide

Smart Credit Strategies for Small Business Owners

When it comes to growing your business, strong credit scores—both business and personal—can give you a significant advantage. Read more

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Blog

3 Retirement Options for Small Business Owners

January 24, 2019,

Learn about the retirement plan options well-suited to the small business owner, such as simplified employee pensions (SEP-IRAs), solo 401(k) plans for the self-employed, and the Simple IRA.

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4 Tips for Buying A Business

January 29, 2019,

Buying an established business comes with certain perks, such as an existing customer base. But don’t make an offer until you have followed these rules.

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Women and the Future of the Gender Credit Gap

January 31, 2019,

Women are building businesses at a rate that outpaces the small business growth rate in the U.S. Yet, there are systemic obstacles that women still face when getting financing.

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