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The Pros & Cons of a Business Line of Credit

September 18, 2019,

Business lines of credit are a successful financial product because they can provide valuable assets to a growing company like yours.

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Why Every Startup Needs a Business Concept Statement

September 17, 2019,

A Business Concept Statement is a short-form document that can help you crystallize your business idea and seek out partners, advisors and investors.

What Drives People to Start Their Businesses?
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What Drives People to Start Their Businesses?

September 12, 2019,

SCORE’s latest infographic, part 1 of The Megaphone of Mainstreet Startups data report, explores how small businesses fared in their first year.

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The Future of American Business: Benefit Corporations?

September 11, 2019,

Distinct from non-profits, benefit corporations are for-profit companies with a socially-beneficial purpose. Learn more on this new hybrid.

The Megaphone of Main Street: Startups, Infographic #1: Finding Your Way, Finding Customers
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The Megaphone of Main Street: Startups Infographic #1 - Finding Your Way, Finding Customers

SCORE’s latest infographic examines how startups begin and how entrepreneurs find support in the first year of business. Read more

How Women Entrepreneurs Can Win Federal Contracts
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How Women Entrepreneurs Can Win Federal Contracts

September 10, 2019,

The federal government sets aside a certain percentage of contracts for Women Owned Small Businesses (WOSBs) in areas where WOSBs have been under-represented.

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Disaster Recovery and Preparation Resources for Small Businesses

September 5, 2019,

At SCORE, we know that access to the resources businesses need when facing unforeseen circumstances is essential for survival.

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How to Brand Yourself (Even if You Hate the Term “Personal Branding”)

September 4, 2019,

Whether you’re working for a business or running your own, branding yourself correctly can give you a huge leg up on the competition.

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Writing Your Business Purpose (And Why It Matters)

September 3, 2019,

This article aims to help entrepreneurs better understand the intent and importance of a business purpose, and how to create one.

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10 Free Social Media Marketing Tools Every Business Owner Should Use

August 29, 2019,

Anyone can get into social media marketing with a smartphone and little to no cost. Here are ways to make it more efficient, especially as a business owner.

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Planning a Customer or Team Event? Try Icebreaker Activities

August 28, 2019,

Often what makes an event a “success” are the softer issues or how participants “feel” after the event. 

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