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Infographic: Mobile Marketing Did you know that 64% of decision makers read email on their phones? And, 60% use their smartphone in the store. Learn more about mobile marketing in this SCORE infographic. View
What You Need to Know When You Start Your Small Business Empire You know her as the "SmallBizLady," but Melinda Emerson didn't start out that way. Learn how Melinda built her brand and get her advice on starting and growing your business. View
Looking for Help? Go Virtual Before you sign away your profits by leasing more office space, take a minute to consider saving money by hiring virtual employees. Using virtual employees not only helps conserve expenses involved in providing physical space for employees, it can also increase your options for finding quality... View
5 Growth-Stage Slipups That can Sink Your Business Congratulations! You’ve got a business up and running, and things are going well. You’re starting to grow quickly, hiring people and thinking about adding other products or services. Now comes the hard part. Why? Because the skills that entrepreneurs need to start a business are not... View
Cara’s Top 5 Trends for Business Cards Keeping up with trends is vital for your business card. You want the first impression of your company to be current and professional – not dated or behind-the-times. As a designer for Vistaprint, I spend a lot of my time researching the trends within all of the different industries and... View
To Patent or Not to Patent Top Intellectual Property (IP) Question: View
Podcast: The Business Model Canvas 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 Richard... View
How to Build Fantastic Company Culture... Even When You’re a Small Business of Five Does company culture matter? After all, if you’re a small business of three, four, five people, your personalities will just churn out a sort of organizational culture, right? Well, first, are you sure you want your business to represent those personalities? And, particularly, if you never... View
10 Tips for Getting Your Business in the Media Being mentioned in the media can be golden for a small business. But positive PR rarely happens by itself. Most business owners who bask in the glow of this kind of free or “earned” marketing exposure get there because they’ve mastered the art of gaining coverage.  View
8 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Be Better Leaders I’ve met thousands of business owners and entrepreneurs over my career, and had a close view of hundreds of startups. And one thing that stands out to me is how much some entrepreneurs underestimate the importance of leadership skills.  View