Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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It’s 2018. How Can You Not Have a Website Yet?

September 11, 2018,

More than one-third of small business owners who still don’t have a website. Learn some of the many ways you’re missing out.

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Posting Changes Show No Signs of Slowing Down: How Employers Can Keep Up

Feeling overwhelmed by labor law posting compliance? Not sure what’s necessary for your business right now? You’re not alone. Read more

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Sole Proprietor vs. Single-member LLC

September 5, 2018,

New entrepreneurs have a long list of to-dos when starting their businesses, including deciding their business structure. Learn the difference between a Sole Proprietor and Single-member LLC.

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How to Increase the Profitability of Your Business

August 30, 2018,

Here are a few basic reasons for a lower-than-desired profitability, which if you address, can provide a relatively quick and often easy solution.

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Women at Work: How to Offer and Receive Support

August 29, 2018,

How do women find better ways to support each other? How are they able to overcome the guise of competition and instead work to lift each other up?

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Can You Use Unemployment Benefits to Start a Business?

August 27, 2018,

You’ve been laid off from your job, and you’re applying to collect unemployment benefits. Can you use your unemployment benefits to finance your startup?

How to Use Social Media to Reach Your Customers
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How to Use Social Media to Reach Your Customers

August 23, 2018,

Our latest infographic, “How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media” shows the best social media tips and tricks for reaching your customers of all ages.

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8 Ways to Make Your Business Proposal Stand Out

August 22, 2018,

When it comes to winning new customers, the proposal you put in front of potential clients is key. Learn how to ensure that all of your business proposals knock the socks off of your soon-to-be customers!

How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media
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Infographic: How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media

Our infographic, “How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media,” highlights the latest statistics on why and how to use social media to connect with your customers. Read more

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The Elevator Pitch: What, Why and How?

August 21, 2018,

An elevator pitch is a concise introduction of a business, a product or a service. Learn why you need one and how to create it.

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7 Budgeting Basics for Small Business Owners

August 16, 2018,

Budgeting is essential for your small business success. Check out these seven budgeting basics.

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