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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
How to Get a Patent Have you invented the next big thing? If so, you've got to get a patent. It protects your invention and gives you exclusivity. Read this article by Steve Strauss to understand why patents are critical to your success and how you can get one for your business. 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 Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Then, get advice to help you on your way. View
How to Monitor and Respond to Reviews of Your Bar or Restaurant Learn the best ways to monitor and respond to online reviews of your bar or restaurant. View
Creating Your Own Logo A logo is more than just a little design or your company name written in a fancy font. Logo design is a special skill, and there's no one definitive method that is better than the others. All good logos, however, have a few things in common. View
Making a Good Pitch with Guy Kawasaki SCORE ExpertAnswers Guy Kawasaki, bestselling author and former chief evangelist of Apple, shares expert tips on making a great business pitch to potential funders. View
The Three Things Your Business Plan Absolutely Must Have Business columnist Rieva Lesonsky outlines three things you need to consider in order to craft a fresh and effective business plan. View
How to Add eCommerce to Your Website If you’re currently using your website as a marketing tool and/or to give customers valuable information, the next obvious step is to add ecommerce capabilities. Selling products or services isn’t as hard as you might think and creates a new source of cash flow for your business. This... View
How to Choose a Web Hosting Company Most small businesses use outside Web hosting companies to host their websites. Here are the most important factors to consider when selecting a Web hosting service. View