Run & Grow a Business

You have a successful business but you want to take it to the next level. Perhaps you want to hire employees, perhaps you are thinking of opening a new office, or perhaps you are looking to invest in a new innovation. In this section you will find articles from experts in many different business areas to help you make the best decision.

Legal Issues

  • Where Small Businesses Make Intellectual Property Mistakes In my previous blog, I wrote about the importance of intellectual property (IP) and the ways in
  • Intellectual Property Protection for Small Business If you have a small business, you might think that your assets are limited to what you have on
  • See All

    Leadership

  • Before You Diversify Your Business, Consider Your Role: Small Business Lessons from Google and Alphabet Google co-founder Larry Page recently announced a new parent company for many of its projects,
  • Who Really Owns Your Company Culture? There are certain lists you never want to find yourself on, such as the FBI’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives,” the TSA’s Every year, 24/7 Wall St. releases a list of the 11 worst companies in the U.S. based on
  • See All

    Innovation

  • Before You Diversify Your Business, Consider Your Role: Small Business Lessons from Google and Alphabet Google co-founder Larry Page recently announced a new parent company for many of its projects,
  • From Six Figures To Entrepreneurship: True Honey Teas Chris Savage went from the security of a six figure career to the uncertainty of starting his own business. Walking away from the 9-5 wasn’t In a recent Washington Post article, it was noted that you walked away from a six-figure salary
  • See All

    Office & Operations

  • LIVE Webinar 9/10: Get Your Business Ready for an Emergency Would your employees know what to do if a disaster hit? What if there was a serious emergency
  • Can Your Business Benefit From CRM Software? Customer relationships have long been one area where small businesses have an edge over their
  • See All

    Growth Strategies

  • LIVE Webinar 9/17: It's Alive! How Print Can Bring Your Business to Life In this webinar, you will learn how printed materials can help grow your small business. This
  • LIVE Webinar 9/3: The Entrepreneur's Journey: Internet Talk Radio with Ramon Ray SCORE Association is pleased to present our latest installment of "Internet Talk Radio
  • See All

    Human Resources

  • Tips for Choosing the Right Insurance to Protect Your Business When you are starting a small business, every dollar counts. One best practice that all small
  • Nonprofit Success Depends on Your Business Mindset Running a nonprofit takes passion, dedication, and a big heart. Whether you’re working to
  • See All

    Business Plans

  • The Money You Need to Make More Money (and Other Tips for Small Business Owners) P. Simon Mahler is a small business influencer and SCORE mentor. For 15 years, he has been a consultant for or founded several of his own start-up How do I create a business plan and then get the money to finance it? Business plans are
  • 3 Steps to Becoming an S Corporation In last week's blog, A Guide to the S Corporation, you learned the definition, tax benefits,
  • See All

    Success Stories

  • Creating a New Game Plan: GotProHealth Success Story In this month’s client success story, Ken Jenkins, president of GotProHealth, discusses how
  • Making an Impact: SCORE Helps Small Businesses Succeed SCORE’s mission is to foster small business growth through free mentoring and education. In
  • See All

    Selling a Business

  • Valuing a Business This free online business workshop will explain reasons to assess your company's fair market
  • 10 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Business If you hope to sell your business someday – even far into the future – the time to think about increasing its value is now, not when Here are 10 ways to make your business more valuable: 1.   Don’t let it be just
  • See All

    Government Contracting

  • Protecting Your Business with Contracts This free online business workshop will help you understand the importance of business contracts
  • How to Register for Government Contracting Here is a basic introduction to the steps necessary to get your business ready for government contracting. Register for Government Contracting Federal, state and local governments offer businesses the
  • See All

    Green Business

  • How to Make Your Bar or Restaurant Green(er) Download this article for tips on having a green(er) bar or restaurant! Consumers today want to feel good about the places they go and where they spend their money. Not
  • Serving the Greater Good with a Triple Bottom Line Whether your business is a non-profit or for-profit, if you have a green business strategy you are also providing a public benefit by Whether your business is a non-profit or for-profit, if you have a green business strategy  
  • See All

    Get Free Business Advice Now Via Email

    Type in what your business concern or need is, then choose the SCORE mentor that best meets that need