Download SCORE’s templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business.
Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more.
The SCORE Startup Roadmap is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business.
Because of the outsized impact that small businesses can have in rural communities, rural entrepreneurs are the subject of SCORE’s latest “Megaphone of Main Street” series.
Starting a business in the next 12 months is a smart move, despite fears of a recession or inflation. Read this blog by small business expert Rieva Lesonsky to learn why.
To help Black-owned businesses identify the best funding sources available, we asked CEOs and business leaders this question for their best insights. From the iFundWomen of Color Program to Reign Ventures, there are several options available particularly for Black business owners to secure funding for their businesses.
To help you see the benefit of mentorship, we asked entrepreneurs this question for their best insights gained as mentees. From owning your own mistakes to breaking big goals into small steps, several pieces of advice may help you shape your career and personal life into success, just like the entrepreneurs who shared them
If the past few years have taught small business owners anything, it’s the unpredictability of life. Assuming that your SMB weathered the pandemic, you are understandably concerned about shoring things up ahead of the next crisis. If you’re starting your own company, you’ll want to adopt a few tried-and-true practices to guard against the unexpected.
Data security is a serious and ever-growing issue for businesses big and small (not to mention the affected consumers). Threats such as data breaches, identity theft and fraud, and large-scale credit card leaks are never far from the latest business news.
To ensure rural small business owners have all the facts regarding business structure, here is a quick guide to what entities are available for your rural business and how each can protect you from future legal nightmares.
From applying for grants to researching local economic development organizations, there are several resources to help rural entrepreneurs succeed.
From reaching out to your local media to starting a “retailer of the year” award, there are many ways to make the most of independent retailer month.