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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Networking Events 5 Tips Every Small Business Owner Should Know SCORE NYC
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Networking Events: 5 Tips Every Small Business Owner Should Know

August 10, 2017,

To get the most out of your networking experience, small business owners should consider these five essential tips:

How to Be Innovative When Starting Small SCORE NYC
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How to Be Innovative When Starting Small

August 14, 2017,

When it comes to innovation, big businesses usually take most of the praise for their ingenuity and strategy; after all, they can afford large research and development departments. But small businesses are just as innovative--sometimes more--than large-scale corporations.

5 Tips to Attract College Grads to Your Small Business SCORE NYC
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5 Tips to Attract College Grads to Your Small Business

August 25, 2017,

As Millennials become the largest cohort of workers in the United States, small companies need to create new business models that support their needs. These five tips can help small businesses leverage the expectations and needs of new college grads to help grow and stabilize their small empires in the future.

What Small Businesses Should Know as Smart Cities Develop SCORE NYC
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What Small Businesses Should Know as Smart Cities Develop

August 31, 2017,

It takes time to adapt to and harness new technologies, and small businesses need to start planning for the future. As people navigate smart cities and their intriguing developments, what do small business entrepreneurs need to know to help grow their businesses? 

5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Find a Great Mentor SCORE NYC
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5 Ways Small Business Owners Can Find a Great Mentor

September 13, 2017,

At some point, you’re going to need guidance from an experienced professional if you want to avoid failure. Here are five tips for keeping and building relationships with mentors.

How to Identify Business Opportunity in Underserved Markets SCORE NYC
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How to Identify Business Opportunity in Underserved Markets

September 19, 2017,

Smart entrepreneurs identify problems faced by underserved markets, come up with a solution, and build a business or product providing it.

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What Can Small Businesses Learn From Big Brands?

November 15, 2017,

Small businesses have a lot to learn from their corporate rivals, including the areas of systems, branding, and the use of analytics and data. The big difference is scale.

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You Don’t Have to Be First to Win

November 17, 2017,

Just as animals don’t really go head to head on athletic ventures, Aesop's fable doesn’t totally encapsulate the nature of competition and winning. There are many adjacent lessons about healthy competition that are very much worth knowing, especially from a business perspective.

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5 Tips for Getting Your Start in Real Estate

November 17, 2017,

Here are five tips for aspiring real estate professionals to get their foot in the door, both metaphorically and literally.

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