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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Ultimate Business Planner® 5.0

Need to write a business plan and don’t know where to start? “Ultimate Business Planner” is a Windows based software tool that significantly eases the burden of writing a formal... Read more


SCORE Las Vegas Local Resources

The following links provide access to helpful software and information regarding legal entities, statues, business income taxes, licenses, permits, ordinances, regulations and... Read more



SCORE provides expert guidance and assistance to thousands of start-up and existing businesses, just like you. Our goal is for you to receive the help you seek and be successful... Read more

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3 Patent Types and How to File for a Small Business Patent

May 12, 2021,

A patent helps protect the mechanisms, principles, and components of an invention. We break down different types of patents and give you tips to file your own.

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What's Involved in Starting a Partnership?

May 12, 2021,

Learn how to start and maintain a business partnership with two or more people in this article.

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The Growing Importance of Employee Training

May 11, 2021,

Employee training not only teaches your team how to do something better but benefits your company and is a powerful tool for employee retention.

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8 Page Speed Tips: How To Speed Up Web Page Loading Time

May 6, 2021,

To help your company speed up its webpage loading times, we asked marketing experts and tech professionals for their best tips and tricks.

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Why Small Business Owners Need to Start Taking Design More Seriously

May 5, 2021,

The competition for attention has never been fiercer, and small businesses need to use every tool at their disposal to stand out. Investing in effective design presents a significant opportunity for you to differentiate yourself.

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The Megaphone Of Main Street: Unsung Entrepreneurs, Infographic #1 - Immigrant Entrepreneurs

SCORE's latest infographic highlights the findings of part one of “The Megaphone Of Main Street: Unsung Entrepreneurs” data report. Read more

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The Post-Pandemic Workplace: 3 Options To Consider

May 4, 2021,

With restrictions easing many people are returning to offices. We break down the different options for bringing your employees back together.

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The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG): Do You Qualify?

Detailed information about if your business qualifies for a Shuttered Venue Operators Grant. Read more

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The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF): Do You Qualify?

Details regarding the newly created Restaurant Revitalization Fund for food-related businesses impacted by COVID-19. Read more