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Business Owners: Don’t Leave Out LinkedIn Business owners, startup entrepreneurs and self-employed professionals are more active in social media than ever before. But some are making a big mistake by leaving LinkedIn out of their high-priority list. View
4 Ways that Proper Inventory Management Procedure Can Increase Your Bottom Line Proper inventory management procedure can reduce overhead and increase your bottom line. This is why it is important for you to have an effective inventory management system for your business. With it in place, you will know what is coming into your store,  what is going out of your store,... View
Apple Pay: What Every Small Business Needs to Know Everyone seems to be talking about Apple Pay lately. It’s all over the news, and people with the new iPhone are already trying it out. But do you know what Apple Pay is and what it means for your business? Here’s a quick run-down of the essential information: View
Fixing Service Slipups Can Save Your Business Maybe it’s just me, but several times this past week I’ve been frustrated by annoying lapses in service at businesses I frequent often. I was overcharged and promised a quick fix that never happened. I came to pick up an order and waited forever while the clerk helped someone else who... View
3 Considerations for Creating an Online Store For businesses looking to take advantage of the popularity of online commerce, setting up a way to sell products or services online is often the first step to success. If you’re thinking of starting up an electronic storefront, keep these three “B’s” in mind as you plan:... View
Networking and Fundraising Tips for Entrepreneurs Success in small business is not only about what you know, but also who you know and how well you know them. As such, networking and relationship-building is critical to successfully starting and growing any enterprise—something SCORE Foundation President David Bobbitt knows well... View
3 Website Must-Haves for 2015 What’s on your New Year’s resolution list? If one of your business objectives for 2015 is to give your website a much-needed makeover, you’ll want to make sure it has the important features customers are looking for. View
Podcast: Public Relations 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. In this podcast, SCORE mentors chat with Susan Hicks about... View
How to Deal with Discount and Freebie Demands Here are two words that customers love to hear: “free” and “discount.” But for a small business, those words can be dangerous.  View
Year in Review: Evaluate Your Purchasing Supply Chain to Make Smarter Decisions in 2015 As 2014 wraps up, it’s natural for businesses to look back on the strides they’ve made in the past 12 months and start planning for the coming year. Although you should always be evaluating purchase decisions and how they impact your bottom line, the “year in review” puts... View