Search Templates & Tools

The Future of Social Commerce: Shopping On Twitter, Pinterest and Beyond Earlier this year, leaked images from online retailer Fancy.com showed a mock-up of a new platform called Twitter Commerce. These branded tweets, which look just like normal tweets, can be expanded to reveal a Buy button that allows consumers to make a purchase from within the Twitter app. View
Boosting Customer Loyalty with Big Data Are you paying attention to your existing customers? If not, you may want to reconsider your priorities: According to a new report, more than half of the annual revenue for 61 percent of small business owners comes from repeat buyers. View
Start-Up Expenses Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this pitfall is to adopt a rigorous approach to your research and planning. Our Startup Expenses worksheet will lead you... View
50 Small Business Tips for 50 Years of Success: Marketing Looking to find new customers? Or keep your existing ones? Who isn’t! These marketing tips help you put your best foot forward to the world and to your customer base. From press releases to networking, make all your marketing as effective as it can be! SCORE and MassMutual know how... View
Opening Day Balance Sheet A balance sheet shows the financial position of your company at a single moment in time; in this case, it will be as of opening day. Use your Startup Expenses spreadsheet to get the basic data for the balance sheet. View
Balance Sheet Template Projecting your balance sheet can be quite a complex accounting problem, but that does not mean you need to be a professional accountant to do it or to benefit from the exercise. The desired result is not a perfect forecast, but rather a thoughtful plan detailing what additional resources will be... View
Tips for Online Content Marketing You’ve taken your small business online, you’ve set up your website, and you’re using social media. As you turn from how to get your business online to how to make your online presence work for you, consider driving business by creating and distributing content that carries your... View
Understanding Your Business Credit Score How much do you know about your business’s credit score? If the answer is “not much,” you’re not alone – Entrepreneur magazine reports that less than 10% of all business owners understand how their business credit is established. However, if you want to access... View
10 Ways to Prevent Employee Theft and Fraud Employee theft is one of the most serious problems facing small business owners in the U.S. According to the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), an employee is 15 times more likely than a non-employee to steal from an employer, and employees account for an estimated 44 percent of... View
Create Website Content A compelling story is the heart of a successful business website. How did you get started? What do you tell customers about your business? How do you explain to friends how you make a living? Think about your mission, your passion, what makes you stand apart from the competition, as you begin to... View