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Infographic

The Megaphone of Main Street Small Business Jobs Report, Infographic # 1: Small Businesses and Employment

SCORE’s latest infographic, part 1 of The Megaphone of Main Street Small Business Jobs Report, explores small business hiring. Read more

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Blog

How to Protect Your Small Business Website Against Google Penalties

August 6, 2019,

Google penalties can ruin a business that relies on online ads or traffic. Learn what gets Google’s negative attention and how you can avoid these penalties.

The Truth About Leaving Your Corporate Job to Start a Business
Blog

The Truth About Leaving Your Corporate Job to Start a Business

August 6, 2019,

If you are dreaming about starting your own business and you have business experience, here are a few things you need to know before you take the leap.

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Blog

Summer’s Almost Over. Did You Take Time Off Yet?

August 5, 2019,

Taking a vacation as an entrepreneur—even a short one—makes a big difference in your productivity, motivation and energy. And it might be easier than you think.

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Blog

Sole Proprietor vs. Single-member LLC

August 5, 2019,

New entrepreneurs have to decide their business structure. Learn the difference between a Sole Proprietor and Single-member LLC.

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Blog

Growing Companies Invest in IT

August 5, 2019,

What is the difference between businesses focused on growth and those in “maintenance mode"? Here are some important differences in how they invest money.

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Blog

The Elevator Pitch: What, Why and How?

August 5, 2019,

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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Article

Tips on Building Information Security Awareness in Your Workplace

Educating staff on cybersecurity awareness is more important than ever. Here are some key tips to keep in mind for information security awareness training. Read more

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eGuide

Small Business Owners: Take Back Your Time

This eBook is chock-full of time management tips and best practices to help you be more efficient, sacrifice less personal time and achieve work/life balance. Read more

Infographic: The Family Business—Successes and Obstacles
Infographic

Infographic: The Family Business—Successes and Obstacles

From succession planning to company culture, these family business tips, based on SCORE’s latest infographic, will help you build a roadmap to success. Read more

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Blog

3 Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Inevitable Change

August 4, 2019,

Change is inevitable. If you want to stay competitive, you must be willing to adapt and implement something new.

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