Published Jan. 28, 2014
This free online business workshop will help you: develop a successful business plan by providing a step-by-step guide of the components of a business plan.
Published Jan. 15, 2014
Your small business insurance is there to protect you.
As a small business owner, you know every dollar counts. You do everything you can to cut costs, but small business insurance is not something you should go without. Accidents happen, and you have to defend yourself if you’re sued, even if it isn’t your fault. Your small business insurance is there to protect you.
Tune into this webinar to learn:
Published Dec. 23, 2013
Establish a Name, Protect its Trademark
Published Nov. 26, 2013
This is an all day seminar consisting of a faculty of business specialists in their fields. Topics include Introduction to the business plan, Business taxes, Legal aspects of your business, Technology for business, Advertising & Marketing, Insurance necessary for your business, Banking Requirements and Insurance required for your business.
Published Nov. 25, 2013
Get guidance on where and how to obtain the details needed in a normal Business Plan. Save yourself time so you can concentrate on the contents of your plan.
Non-profits host full day event to engage, inform, and excite veterans and their family members thinking about starting a business
Published Aug. 27, 2013
Part of pricing is trial and error. As your business grows, learn from your experiences and discover what works and what doesn't. Entrepreneur and small business expert Rieva Lesonsky shares three things she's learned about pricing.
When I first started my business five years ago, I admit I was a little naïve about what I could charge for my company’s services. When we sat down and crunched the numbers it was clear we either needed to cut our costs of doing business or charge more per project.
Here are three things I learned the hard way about pricing:
Think about your client and what they can afford.
Published Jun. 26, 2013
The SCORE Financial Projection template is a dynamic series of 28 worksheets including financial diagnostics and summary graphs. It is recommended you meet with a SCORE mentor for insight and analysis
The complete set of 28 worksheets for the Financial Projection Template
Published Jun. 15, 2013
The Worcester Business Resource Alliance (WBRA) is a loose network of business professionals, technical assistance providers, lenders, and community development organizations that provide services to entrepreneurs, small business owners and managers in Central Massachusetts. Each month, representatives meet to collaborate and update each other on upcoming events. Current WBRA member organizations are outlined for the convenience of prospective clients at http://wbra.wordpress.com/organizations/.
The latest update of upcoming WBRA business events is found at http://wbra.wordpress.com/upcoming-events/.
Published May. 15, 2013
Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, gives tips to artists looking to enter the business world.
Q: “Bro – Every time I try and sell my art, I get that I am a better artist than salesperson. But you are great at the business stuff. Why don’t you start to rep me?”