Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models. It is a visual chart with elements... Read more

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General Business Resources

Take advantage of the many local and national resources available to you at no cost. Read more

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Resources to Help You Start Your Business

Starting up: are you ready? Help from the Small Business Administration and SCORE Are you ready to start a business?  Take this assessment tool to determine if you are ready to... Read more
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General Business Resources

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Take advantage of the many local and national resources available to you at no cost. Read more

eGuide

Business Model Canvas

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The Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models. It is a visual chart with elements... Read more

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Biz Topics

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Helpful Information regarding various business topics Read more

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Business Registration

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A sole proprietor or co-partnership is required by law to file the business name (if different than the real name of the person) at the county clerk's office where your business... Read more
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Resources to Help You Start Your Business

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Starting up: are you ready? Help from the Small Business Administration and SCORE Are you ready to start a business?  Take this assessment tool to determine if you are ready to... Read more
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How to Start a Business Checklist

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Use this handy checklist to complete the tasks needed to start your business. Read more

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Business Tax Resource

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Confused by the labyrinth of business tax regulations? Many resources are available on-line where small business owners can find help and advice in business taxes. Tax information... Read more

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor – Ten Tips for Business Owners

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor – Ten Tips for Business Owners If you are a small business owner, whether you hire people as independent contractors or as employees will... Read more
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Business Calculators

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Business Calculators Start-Up Costs Calculator Calculate the start-up costs of your new business before you get going. This calculator helps you evaluate how much capital... Read more

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Starting a Black Beauty Business

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August 11, 2022,

Now that most cities and states have lifted mask mandates and people are returning to their offices, women are buying more cosmetics. They are purchasing 70% more than they did pre-pandemic, according to the “Makeup Attitudes and Usage Report” from The NPD Group.

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10 Ways To Celebrate National Black Business Month

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August 4, 2022,

To help you best support Black-owned businesses, we asked Black business owners and leaders this question for their best recommendations. From promoting Black-owned businesses on social media to providing Black founders with more access to funding, several recommendations may help you offer the best support to Black-owned businesses as you celebrate National Black Business Month.

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12 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

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August 2, 2022,

To help you develop the best habits for success as an entrepreneur, we asked successful entrepreneurs and business owners this question for their best insights. From learning to make quick decisions to demonstrating moral courage, several habits are considered important in making entrepreneurs successful.

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