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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
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
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
Fundraisers: How to Host a Profitable Event Fundraising events are a great way to bring in large donations and publicize your organization. However, throwing an event that is both fun and profitable is no easy task. Successful event planners understand that the bulk of the work, from strategizing to budgeting to marketing, occurs before... View
How to Create a Comprehensive Business Plan Use this guide to create a thorough and exhaustive business plan for your business. View
Small Business Owner Success Infographic Learn the tools and resources successful entrepreneurs found most helpful for their small businesses. View
Podcast: Business Planning Strategies for Entrepreneurs The SCORE Small Business Success Podcast features interviews with the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, financing, marketing, human resources, SEO, social media and more. Listen to this podcast to hear SCORE mentor Hal Shelton share his... 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