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

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

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.


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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Health and Beauty: The Old-Fashioned Way to Attracting Customers

While social media and online ads will be the primary marketing tools for most health and beauty businesses, don’t give up on the traditional marketing methods. Read more

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Data Security Tips for Small Healthcare Businesses and Organizations

August 22, 2019,

The healthcare industry is an industry most targeted by hackers. How can your healthcare business adopt stronger data security and protection practices?

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The 411 on Factor Rate

August 21, 2019,

Factor-rate loans are an option for repaying short-term business loans, but is it right for your company? What are factor rates and how are they calculated?

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8 Top Tips for Millennials Who Want to Start a Business

August 20, 2019,

Millennials are starting their own businesses for many reasons: they want to be their own boss, pursue passions, or don’t want to be part of corporate America.