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Does Your Small Business Have a Strong Mission and Vision?

November 21, 2019,

Starting a business takes more than just spreadsheets, projections and an idea. It takes commitment, passion and a clear mission, vision and values

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Financial Considerations and Associated Costs of Buying a Franchise

November 20, 2019

When deciding to go the franchising route to business ownership, you’ll need to know what financial considerations and obligations will be expected of you.

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Federal Employer Identification Number: Everything You Need to Know

Understand exactly what a Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN or EIN) is, why you need one, and how to acquire one for your small business. Read more

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5 Startup Tips for Trucking Companies

November 19, 2019,

Starting a trucking company comes with some unique startup considerations and various business compliance obligations. Here are 5 helpful tips.

21 Steps to Starting a Retail Store

21 Steps to Starting a Retail Store

If you’re ready for the exciting world of retailing, download this ebook to learn 21 steps to prepare your store for success. Read more

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6 Tips for Preparing Your Small Business for the Holidays

November 17, 2019,

Now is the perfect time to plan ahead for success. Prepare for a successful holiday season by reviewing these six tasks and delegating with your team.

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3 Unique Farming Business Activities That Require Business Licenses and Permits

November 14, 2019,

There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to filing business licenses and permits, particularly for farming and agricultural businesses.

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Benefits of Buying a Franchise

November 13, 2019

One can start a business from scratch, buy an existing one or become a franchisee. Is franchising a good option for you?

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What Every Startup Can Learn from Silicon Valley Success Stories

November 12, 2019,

Experts have tried to determine the “secret sauce” that makes Silicon Valley such fertile ground for startups. Can your small business learn that secret sauce?

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Who Does What? Understanding the Professional Roles Within a Corporation

The professional roles within a corporation can be as complex, so it’s easy to get confused (especially when one individual plays more than one role). Read more

Are Small Businesses Still Popular with Americans?

Are Small Businesses Still Popular with Americans?

November 7, 2019,

SCORE’s latest infographic, sponsored by Nav, discusses how much Americans still value small businesses and how they show their appreciation for them.

Infographic: How Do Americans Support Small Businesses?

Infographic: How Do Americans Support Small Businesses?

You might think that Amazon and big box stores have pushed small businesses out of consumers’ minds, but that is not the case as our latest infographic shows. Read more