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Winter Weather Preparedness Checklist

Severe winter weather can lead to property damage, employee illness or injury, and possible business closures.  The following checklist will help you identify the areas of your... Read more

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Wildfire Preparedness Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare for a wildfire's effect on your organization, employees and community by highlighting activities you should undertake before, during, and... Read more

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Tornado Preparedness Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare for a tornado's effect on your organization, employees and community by highlighting activities you should undertake before, during, and... Read more

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SWOT Analysis Worksheet

Download this worksheet to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for your business. This information can help you outline goals and strategies for your... Read more

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Q&A - 3 Tips for Buying A Business

This brief Q&A provides 3 tips to consider when buying a business.  Read more

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Online Presence Toolkit

SCORE and Verisign offer a variety of tools and advice for helping strengthen your small business' online presence. Read more

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Taglines for Your Business

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, explains why slogans are so important for your business and how to craft one. Read more

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Negotiation Tips from "Pawn Stars"

Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, describes what you can learn about negotiation skills to employ in your small business from the television show "Pawn Stars." Read more

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Import and Export Considerations

There certainly is a lot of interest today by entrepreneurs in establishing import and export companies and getting involved in international business.  The... Read more

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The Difference Between a Trade Name and a Trademark - And Why You Can’t Overlook Either

When it comes to starting a business, there’s often some confusion about the process of business name registration. How are trade names and trademarks different? Does a trade name... Read more

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The 6 C's of Business Credit

A comprehensive description of what a lender is looking for to establish the credit worthiness of a borrower.  Read more

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Get Found Online: "Look, Ma! I’m on the Internet!"

Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media, shares 4 tips for making sure your business gets found on the internet. Read more

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