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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
How to Get a Patent Have you invented the next big thing? If so, you've got to get a patent. It protects your invention and gives you exclusivity. Read this article by Steve Strauss to understand why patents are critical to your success and how you can get one for your business. 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
ReadyTalk Conferencing ToolkitReadyTalk.com provides information, guidance and best practices regarding hosting webinars, online conferences, training and podcasts. View
Your Business, For Better or Worse Rieva Lesonsky, CEO of GrowBiz Media, gives tips for making the most of each stage of the sales cycle in your business. View
Bar and Restaurant: Build Customer Relationships Use loyalty programs, good customer service, socially responsible marketing and mobile apps help restaurant and bar owners engage with customers and build lasting relationships. View
Health and Beauty: Easy Ways to Build Customer Relationships Using loyalty programs, providing good customer service, offering socially responsible marketing and creating mobile apps helps you build strong customer relationships. View
SCORE Tip of the Week: How to Be a Good Networker SCORE's CEO, Kenneth R. Yancey, gives tips for maximizing your networking efforts. View