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Broward SCORE supports South Florida Minorities

Date
Fri, 2014-03-21 01:02

Broward SCORE Participated in South Florida Minority Supplier Development Council’s 29th Annual Business Exposition on March 21st, 2014.

SCORE Volunteers Angelica Love Valentine and George Gremse informed attendees about SCORE services and discussed business counseling and workshop programs.

Fifth Annual Brother Small Business Survey Reveals New Technology is a Better Return on Investment than New Employees

Date
Wed, 2014-03-19 12:32

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brother International Corporation, in partnership with SCORE,  mentors to America's small business  today released results from the fifth annual "Brother Small Business Survey," which notably revealed a surprising 72 percent of small business owners indicate new technologies will offer a bigger return on their investment than new employees (28 percent) in 2014.

Actionable Data For Google Analytics Beginners

Summary

Improve your understanding of the most important marketing and lead generation tool in today’s digital world.

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Building a Website

Summary

This free online business workshop will help you: establish a functioning website for you company by providing navigation, design, content, customer service techniques as well a strategies to drive traffic to your website. 

How to Use Business Communications Capabilities to Look Bigger

Summary

Break the vicious cycle of remaining small just because your company is small TODAY.

David DeArmond of Baton Rouge SCORE gives advice for evaluating cloud storage services.

You’ve probably been inundated with talk about “working in the cloud” and how putting your files and documents in cyberspace can help your business save time, be more efficient and get on the fast track to success. But as you consider using cloud services it is vital to the survival of your business that you place your data in good hands.  Below are some questions to help you compare services and choose the ones that are best for your business.

About the Author

David DeArmond is a SCORE mentor in Baton Rouge, LA, whose expertise is in information technology. For your free mentoring appointment, visit www.score.org/mentors.

Decelerating cash outflow in your business enables you to hold onto cash longer so you have more money available and more flexibility in your business. Here’s a closer look at some ways to decelerate cash outflow.

How-To Guide: How to Decelerate Cash Outflow

Decelerating cash outflow in your business enables you to hold onto cash longer so you have more money available and more flexibility in your business. Here’s a closer look at some ways to decelerate cash outflow.

Tech Made Simple: Creating a Technology Plan for Your Small Business

Summary

This workshop explains how to inventory your technology and helps you tailor a classic SWOT analysis targeted at technology issues. This session also explains how to use technology to create a clear road map for your company which will become a strong component in your strategic business plan.

Tech Made Simple: Using Technology to Jumpstart Your Sales

Summary

We’ll cover the many profitable reasons to market your products and services online. Many small businesses mistakenly assume their company may not benefit from using a transactional (e-commerce) website. However, all businesses can achieve new vitality and increased sales using an effective online presence.

Even worst case situations generate new and important information about your current and potential customer universe. This data will also help you jumpstart and rejuvenate sales if you act on this information.

USA Today columnist, Steve Strauss, reviews the benefits of using software as a service for small businesses.

ITQ: Hey Steve – So I recently took the plunge. For various reasons I left my corporate gig of 10 years and ventured off on my own. I have always wanted to be my own boss. But my question and problem is this: How can I compete against large companies like my former employer? I am small but don’t want to look small and definitely we do not act small, but we also don’t have their budget and manpower.

About the Author

Steve StraussSteven D. Strauss is a lawyer and writer and is one of the country's leading experts on small business as well as an international business speaker. The best-selling author of 17 books, his latest is the all-new 3rd ed. of The Small Business Bible. You can listen to his weekly podcast, Small Business Success Powered by Greatland, visit his new website for the self-employed, TheSelfEmployed, follow him on Twitter, and "like" TheSelfEmployed on Facebook. You can e-mail Steve at: sstrauss@mrallbiz.com. © Steven D. Strauss

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