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10 Steps to Protecting Your Ideas Got a great idea? Follow these first steps from SCORE Counselor, Alan Tratner of Santa Barbara, CA. View
Business Plan Template for a Startup Business This business plan template is a generic model suitable for all types of startup business. However, you should modify it to suit your particular circumstances. View
Business Plan Template for an Established Business This business plan template is a generic model suitable for all types of established business. However, you should modify it to suit your particular circumstances. View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One View
SCORE Tip of the Week: How to Know if You’re Ready to Sell Globally SCORE's CEO, Kenneth R. Yancey, asks questions to help determine if your small business is ready for international expansion. View
How to Create a Comprehensive Business Plan Use this guide to create a thorough and exhaustive business plan for your business. View
How to Value Your Business The value of a business will depend upon a lot of factors, such as the number of years in business, number of employees, the amount and condition of the equipment, facilities, supplies and inventory, the type of customers, the degree customers are tied to the owner and the stability of earnings. View
Small Business Owner Success Infographic Learn the tools and resources successful entrepreneurs found most helpful for their small businesses. View
Business Planning Strategies for Entrepreneurs The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketing, human resources, SEO, social media and more. Listen to this podcast to hear SCORE mentor Hal Shelton share his... View
Distribution 101 for Entrepreneurs When you start marketing a product, you have a lot of options. You can sell directly from a website or physical storefront, through channel partners or corporate B2B partners, or through distributors. View