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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
Twitter Startup Tips for Small Business Owners If you’re giving tweets a try, let Daniel Kehrer give you some vital tips and strategies. View
Money is Available for Small Businesses, But It Takes Work Q: I hear that there is more money available these days for Small Business Administration loans. Is that true? If it is, how do I apply to the SBA to get one? View
Business Incubators Steve Strauss gives you the scoop on business incubators. View
Commercial Lease Agreement Commercial Lease Agreement Template View
Small Business Financing USA Today Columnist, Steve Strauss, discusses unique ways to obtain small business financing such as: Crowdfunding, Bank loans, Business plan competitions, Business incubators and, Investors. View
Franchise Success Tips SCORE ExpertAnswers Jania Bailey, CEO of FranNet shares exclusive tips for franchise success. View
Making a Good Pitch with Guy Kawasaki SCORE ExpertAnswers Guy Kawasaki, bestselling author and former chief evangelist of Apple, shares expert tips on making a great business pitch to potential funders. View
Take Control of Your Energy Budget Utility deregulation is making it easier than ever to manage your natural gas and electricity costs. Here’s how. View