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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Can Employee Perks Help You Attract and Keep Workers for Your Small Business?
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Can Employee Perks Help You Attract and Keep Workers for Your Small Business?

SCORE’s latest infographic highlights how more vacation, flexible hours, free snacks at work, and a host of other perks may help you attract and retain workers for your small business.

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Not Making a Profit? It’s Always the Overhead

June 13, 2018,

When your overhead is too high, it doesn’t matter how much you mark up your product, your company will still not be profitable. So, how do you figure out what overhead to cut?

Infographic: Employee Perks - Attract and Retain Workers for Your Small Business
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Infographic: Employee Perks - Attract and Retain Workers for Your Small Business

SCORE’s latest infographic shows how employee perks can attract and retain talented employees and what you can incorporate in your small business. Read more

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10 Tips for Better Small Business Bookkeeping

June 12, 2018,

No matter how you feel about bookkeeping, it’s one of those tasks no business owner can avoid forever. Read these ten tips to make small business bookkeeping easier.

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections Excel template to calculate your startup expenses, payroll costs, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement and more. Read more

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S Corporation vs. C Corporation: Which Entity is Best for Your Small Business?

June 7, 2018,

What’s the difference between an S Corporation and a C Corporation? Read this blog to learn whether an S Corp or C Corp is the best fit for your small business.

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The Little Known 3-Step Blueprint for Attracting High-Ticket Clients (Without Having to Hard-sell)

June 6, 2018,

Learn how to eliminate the “one big client” risk, without spending all of your time on business development.

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3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Steer Clear of Startup Roadblocks

June 5, 2018,

Here’s a bit of not-so-surprising news: Startups fail. But what if a new business fails because it hits a roadblock it can’t bounce back from?

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5 Essential Tools Every Contract Worker Needs to Maximize Their Productivity

May 31, 2018,

Whether you’re a full-time freelancer, or growing your side hustle, it can be difficult to hold yourself accountable to stay productive. Check out these 5 tools to help stay focused and efficient.

The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #3: The Impact of Mentoring on Business Success
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The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #3: The Impact of Mentoring on Business Success

SCORE’s latest infographic shows the impact of mentoring on business success. Read more

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Simple Local SEO Changes You Can Make to Outrank Your Competitors

May 30, 2018,

As a local business, you should first start strategizing on what you can do on (and off) your website to beat your competitors’ rankings.

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