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Wholesale Buying Guide Many retail gift shops are faced with the challenge of finding merchandise available at wholesale. Take advantage of permanent wholesale showrooms or marts, located in most major cities in the United States. Use these tips to make your wholesale purchasing as successful as possible. View
Tips for Bouncing Back SCORE ExpertAnswers What distinguishes a successful entrepreneur? What are some steps for getting focused with a plan that will help you bounce back? View
10 Steps to Protecting Your Ideas Got a great idea? Follow these first steps from SCORE Counselor, Alan Tratner of Santa Barbara, CA. 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
Balancing Act Business columnist Rieva Lesonsky provides expert advice on balancing your daily workflow as a busy small business owner. View
Defining Your Business Vision, Values and Strategy Daniel Kehrer articulates the concepts of vision, values and strategy as they relate to your business.        View
Understanding Trademarks and Deciding if You Need One 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
How to Set Up a Contingency Plan Presented by FreeEnterprise.com, Phyllis Barr explains how to set up a contingency plan for your business. View
SCORE Tip of the Week: How to Know if You’re Ready to Sell Globally SCORE's CEO, Kenneth R. Yancey, asks questions to help determine if your small business is ready for international expansion. View