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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
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
Social Entrepreneurship Steve Strauss discusses the concept of social entrepreneurship and offers a few real life examples. View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One View
What to do First With a Great Business Idea Before you try to raise money, file for a patent or write a business plan, heed these words: That’s not what you need to do. Here are the six things you must know in order to even justify writing a business plan, let alone investing money. View
Protecting an Idea Steve Strauss, founder of www.theselfemployed.com, explains how and why business ideas may or may not be able to be protected. View
Simple Steps for Starting or Growing Your Business Workbooks Learn the fundamentals of starting or growing a business with our free Simple Steps workbooks. View
The 8 Best Online Businesses to Start Now Looking to start a business? If you want something with big potential that doesn’t take much startup capital, consider an online service of some type. A major shift toward purchasing both consumer and business-to-business services online has created a slew of opportunities for would-be... View
SCORE Tip of the Week: How to Start a Part-Time Business and Still Keep Your Day Job SCORE's CEO, Kenneth R. Yancey, gives tip for starting a venture in your spare time. View
Choosing the Business Idea That’s Right For You: 4 Important Questions to Ask For a certain breed of entrepreneurially-minded people, coming up with new business ideas is like a never-ending parlor game. They come to you at the grocery store, in the shower, and over dinner. You start way too many sentences with the phrase, “I have a business idea.” You even get... View