Business Advice

Looking for sound (and free) small business advice? For small business startups, SCORE business coaches show you how to start a business from your business idea, avoiding some of the main pitfalls. 

Looking to grow a business? This section provides tools (such as business plan templates) and the best in small business education.

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Small Business Outlook

  • Infographic: Who's Nurturing Today's Businesses Small business is the backbone of the American economy. But, who's driving small business Small business success is growing like a weed!  The number of women-owned businesses is
  • Small Business Week and Beyond: Celebrating Small Business Success Earlier this month we celebrated National Small Business Week.  Since 1963, Americans have
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    Business Plans

  • 10 Smart Things to Do When Writing and Renewing Your Business Plan Over the last few months, I’ve discussed a number of different ways you can set yourself up
  • Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, Business Planning Templates Use the templates below, then meet with a SCORE mentor for
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    Mentoring

  • Simple Steps for Starting or Growing Your Business Workbooks Learn the fundamentals of starting or growing a business with our free Simple Steps  DREAM BIG! SCORE is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. As part of that goal, we offer
  • The Many Ways SCORE Can Help You Succeed in Business Please note: you will be asked to register twice to view this workshop. We apologize for any
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