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SCORE Piedmont Local Resources
January 3, 2023
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Small business people confront many operating, legal and tax questions daily. There are many resources to help solve your issues. The following list of websites and links is a start.

In South Carolina, the state has set up a special site for businesses to make a “One Stop” visit. Here you can find licensing, tax and registration requirements.

The SCORE site has a wealth of forms, articles and learning tools to help you.

Local Small Business Initiatives - SC Small Business Development Centers​ - City of Greenville - City of Spartanburg - Laurens County Development Corp. - Pickens County Economic Development - Anderson County Economic Development 

Women Owned Business - SC Women's Business Center - American Business Women's Association - Black Business Women Online - National Association of Women Business Owners - National Hispanic Business Women's Association - Femfessionals - Greenville Chapter - Black Career Women's Network - Scholarships & Financial Aid for Women

Starting/Managing a Home Based Business - SBA Home Based Business - starting or managing - Starting a Home Based Business the Basics - 8 Tips for Starting a Home-Based Business - Pros & Cons of starting a home-based business - University of Maine

Financial Resources

LivePlan - LivePlan tells you exactly what kind of financial information you need to enter then takes care of all calculations for youUpstate Alternative Capital Providers - - LINC - Connecting Borrowers with SBA Approved Lenders - Community Works Carolina - Greenville County Redevelopment Authority - Upstate Carolina Angel Network, LLC - Government Grants - SBA Financial Assistance - SBA Loan Approvals in South Carolina - SC Capital Access Program - ACCION USA - Angel Capital Association - National Venture Capital Association - Business Loans - A Woman's Guide to Small Business Management Grants

Sales & Marketing - SCORE Marketing Assessment Tool - Small Business Marketing Resources - Constant Contact - Marketing - Resources - SBA Maketing Plan Resources - Marketing Plan 

Non-Profit Organizations - How to Start a Non-profit - National Council on Non-profits - Together SC - Foundation Center - SC resource links - 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report - Nonprofit Marketing Plan ideas - EZ Tax Form for 501c3 organizations

State Resources - SC Business One-Stop - Secretary of State - SC State Licensing Board - SC Secretary of State - SC Department of Revenue - SC Department of Commerce - SC Office of Small and Minority Business Assistance

Piedmont Chambers of Commerce - Anderson Chamber of Commerce - Clemson Chamber of Commerce - Easley Chamber of Commerce - Greenville Chamber of Commerce - Greenwood Chamber of Commerce - Greer Chamber of Commerce - Oconee County Chamber of Commerce - SC Chamber of Commerce - SC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - Simpsonville Chamber of Commerce - Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce - Westminster Chamber of Commerce - SC Asia-America Chamber of Commerce - Cherokee County Chamber of Commerce - Union County Chamber of Commerce

US Government Resources - Bureau of Labor Statistics - BusinessUSA - Dicover, Connect, Grow - Export Import Bank - Internal Revenue Service - Manufacturers Extension Service Partnerships - Nat.Ass.of Industrial Classification Systems - National Institute of Standards and Technology - National Technical Information Service - Rearch Data Products - US Census - Securities and Exchange Commission - US Bureau of Census - US Customs - US Department of Commerce - US Library of Congress - is the US Governments Resource Page for Disaster Preparedness

Links to SCORE Workshop Speaker Organizations - Legal - Nexsen Pruet - Accounting - Nason Accounting - Insurance - Correll - Library Resources - Greenville Co. Library

SCORE National Resource Partners - National SCORE web site - SBA (Small Business Administration) - SBA South Carolina Small Business Resource Guide

Regional Resources - Upstate SC Information Hub - Upstate SC Aliiance - South Carolina's Information Highway - Appalachian Council of Governments - Greenville County Library - Caolinas Minority Supplier Development Council - Small Bus Dev Ctr/Clemson University/Workshop Handouts - Minority Business Marketplace - Greenville Technical College - Piedmont Technical College - Spartanburg Community College - Tri-County Technical College

Small Business Resources - Community Works Carolina - Employee Benefit Research Institute - Kaufman Foundation - Fasttrac - Startup Your Idea - National Association for the Selfemployed - National Association of Retail & Thrift Professionals - National Business Association - Start a Small Business - SC Hispanic Chamber of Commerce - LivePlan - Nuts & Bolts of Business Plan - Great resource page from Rutgers University - SCORE Small Business Disaster Planning Guide

Upstate Libraries - Company Research - Anderson Co. Library - Reference USA - need card - Greenwood County Library - on-line resoruces - Dictionary of Small Business - Greenville Co Library - Reference USA - need card - Thomas Register - Greenwood Co. Library - Spartanburg Co Library - Reference USA - need card - Laurens County Library - Pickens County Library - on-line data bases - Cherokee Co. Library - Gaffney - Abbeville County Library - FactFinder Online; SC Upstate Region Data  

Crowd Funding - Crowd Funding Comparison - Kick Starter - Indiegogo - Crowd Sourcing - CircleUp - Co-folio: Connecting Small Business with Local Investors - Fundable - Peerbackers - Crowdfunding & Investment Portal - SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce

Legal Resources - South Carolina Bar Association - SC Secretary of State - Library of Forms - - Nolo Press Self Help

International Resources - All American Small Business Exporters Assoc. - South Carolina World Trade Center - Exporting - US Government Resources - SBA - Importing/Exporting for Small Businesses

Taxes - US Internal Revenue - Small Business & Self Employed - Small Business Taxes - SC Department of Revenue - SCORE - Top 10 Tax Tips for Small Business - SBA - Filing & Paying Taxes

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