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SCORE Helps Boutique Owner Bring 'Passion Project' to Life
May 15, 2023 | Patch

The Vera Doyle boutique opened recently in Mt. Airy. The shop features various home decor and personal care items by women of color.

The Future of Shopping
May 5, 2023 | AARP

The 10 most important trends in how you buy and what you buy.

Can Your Small-Business Idea Actually Make Money?
May 1, 2023 | NerdWallet

Before leaving the 9-to-5 for a life as a small-business owner, you need to know if your business idea is a moneymaker or a money pit.

How to Start and Open a Restaurant Step by Step
April 26, 2023 | Entrepreneur

Starting and opening a new restaurant is an exciting venture. It can be both a rewarding and challenging experience, but the hard work you put in will pay off.

Yahoo News
How to get a small business loan without collateral
April 20, 2023 | Yahoo News

Many entrepreneurs turn to business loans for financing when a startup business needs funds.

SCORE Bucks Women's Business Conference Returning After Absence
April 20, 2023 | Patch

SCORE Bucks County's Women Building Businesses Conference returns June 14 after being grounded by the pandemic for three years.

Breaking Barriers: Why Black Entrepreneurship Is On The Rise
March 30, 2023 | Forbes

Rates of new business openings have surged in recent years, as more people decide they would rather take a risk and work for themselves than stick with traditional employment.

Spooked by Bank Failures? Minimize the Impact to Your Business
March 16, 2023 | NerdWallet

Keep an emergency fund at a separate business bank to help insulate your company from a bank failure.

Bucks "Mompreneur" Launches Baby Sound Machine With SCORE's Help
March 6, 2023 | Patch

Mom made it her mission to develop a product that could help other parents of colicky babies struggling to find peace.

U.S. News & World Report
9 Free Services and Stuff to Take Advantage of Now
February 16, 2023 | U.S. News & World Report

Whether cash is tight or not, it always makes sense to avoid overpaying for the things you want or need.

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Ask SCORE: Developing a target market strategy
February 12, 2023 | Richmond Times-Dispatch

QUESTION: In past columns, you have made reference to target marketing. Exactly what is it, and how does one go about developing the strategy?

Have Student Debt? You Can Still Qualify for a Business Loan
February 8, 2023 | NerdWallet

There are 45 million Americans who have student loan debt, and for entrepreneurs, this can make qualifying for a small-business loan more challenging.

4 Trends All Small Business Owners Should Be Aware of in 2023
January 20, 2023 | Entrepreneur

The beginning of a new year often comes with a laundry list of goals and to-dos, which can quickly become overwhelming if you try to tackle too much, too fast.

Small-Business Applicants Smash Another Record in 2022 as More Americans Turn to Entrepreneurship
January 18, 2023 | INC.

Americans submitted 5 million new small-business applications in 2022, a notch behind the 5.4 million applications filed in 2021, the most popular year on record...

Why A Services-For-Equity Approach Can Be A Sound Business Model
January 6, 2023 | Forbes

Ideally, everybody wins when a company enters into a services-for-equity agreement with an entrepreneur.

Montco Today
With Help from SCORE Bucks County, Home Care Aide Launches Inflatable Party Rental Business
December 30, 2022 | Montco Today

Needing “something fun” in her life, Wachter and her husband, Gino, in June 2021, launched Bounce Around Bucks Party Rentals. The couple, who ...

Roland Martin
SCORE Program Helps Formerly Incarcerated Start Businesses
December 13, 2022 | Roland Martin

Bridget Weston, CEO of the SCORE Association joins Roland Martin Unfiltered to discuss SCORE's mission as a resource partner for anyone looking ...

Eagle Herald
Leo’s Mercado in Marinette serves Hispanic population and more
December 13, 2022 | Eagle Herald

Salina grew up in Marinette, but Eduardo immigrated to the area nine years ago from Mexico. Before the pandemic, Salina had an idea to ...

Richmond Times
Ask SCORE: 5 small business mistakes to avoid
December 10, 2022 | Richmond Times

As a small business owner, you can have a solid business plan, a great concept and a good reputation in the community. Yet a single mistake ...

Yahoo Finanace
How TJ's Southern Gourmet restaurant is dealing with rising costs
December 09, 2022 | Yahoo Finance

TJ’s Southern Gourmet Owner & SCORE Mentor, Tia Jackson joins Yahoo Finance Live to share how her restaurant is grappling with inflation ...

Doing More With Less: How Small Businesses Can Maximize Resources In Lean Times
November 28, 2022 | Forbes

With the after-effects of the pandemic still creating upheaval in the workforce and a recession looming on the horizon, business leaders ...
America’s Largest Network of Volunteer Business Experts Wants to Mentor Veteran Entrepreneurs
November 21, 2022 |

Veterans are an entrepreneurial bunch. Vets are 45% more likely than non-veterans to start a business, and their military training and ...

Yahoo News
Social media marketing magic
November 20, 2022 | Yahoo News

Managing your business' social media is time-consuming. It's often the first thing to fall by the wayside as a small business owner gets ...

Yahoo News
Veterans contribute $400 million to Brown County's economy, yet many need help
November 18, 2022 | Yahoo News

Veterans own 9.1 % of all U.S. businesses, employing nearly 6 million Americans and generating $1 trillion in annual receipts, according to a ...

St. Louis Post Dispatch
Fit Learning St. Louis Finds Success with Help from St. Louis SCORE
November 15, 2022 | St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Janice Smith, Director of Fit Learning St. Louis, has turned a career-long passion for behavior science/education and expert guidance from ...

Resources For Retirees Looking To Start A Side Hustle
November 10, 2022 | Forbes

You’re retired. You’re no longer on the clock. You get to sleep in, spend time savoring your food and do just about anything you want to do any ...

7 Networking Groups Every Small Business Owner Should Be Involved In
November 10, 2022 | Forbes

There are many elements involved in growing a successful business, and getting connected to the right people is a big part of it. Building relationships ...

Nerd Wallet
A Rising Fed Rate Doesn’t Have to Derail Your Business Loan Refi
November 08, 2022 | Nerdwallet

With the Federal Reserve’s recent hikes of its federal funds rate, borrowers with small-business loans may think that they've missed their opportunity ...

The Street
Retirees Going Back to Work: Starting a Business
November 07, 2022 | The Street

Retirees who need or want to go back to work in the U.S. today have the desire to be their own boss and are likely to start a business in retirement ...

'Keep on grinding': 'Shark Tank's' Mark Cuban praises BizPitch Savannah competition
November 02, 2022 | WJCL 22 ABC

SCORE Savannah’s BizPitch competition is only two weeks away, and finalists are putting the finishing touches on ...

Veteran-owned Business Resource Hub: Tools for success and stories to inspire
October 25, 2022 | Yelp

November is National Veterans and Military Families Month, a celebration of United States military personnel, veterans, and their families. To support ...

Orlando Business Journel
Level up and test the waters: The first two steps toward success in any encore career
October 20, 2022 | Orlando Business Journal

There is a lot of pressure on high school and college students to choose their ...

4 Ways To Sustain A Recession-Proof Business
October 17, 2022 | Entrepreneur

One of my most successful clients, who has withstood the fluctuations of an ever-changing market, recognized that she must be proactive in her success.

Yahoo News
Cleveland Flower Walls Wins Key4Women, SCORE Cleveland Women-Owned Business Pitch Contest
October 07, 2022 | Yahoo News

KeyBank's Key4Women program and SCORE Cleveland announced Cleveland Flower Walls as the winner of the second annual business pitch ...

Business tips from SCORE: Here's how to assess the health of your business
October 2, 2022 | Newsbreak

More than anything business owners want a healthy business. There are two parts to being healthy — financial and organizational.

Green Bay Woman Chases Her Dream As A Life Coach, With Some Help ...
September 30, 2022 | Newsbreak

Julia Piechota of Green Bay felt called to be a life coach and spent years in preparation. She practiced what she preaches and sought out business coaches and mentors.

Business Tips From SCORE: SWOT Analysis Should Be Part Of Your Business Planning
September 25, 2022 | Newsbreak

Almost any planning initiative whether it be aimed at launch, growth, maintenance, or exit can apply the use of a SWOT ...

Patch News
‘One SCORE’ Team Mentoring Approach Helps New Business Owners Score
September 20, 2022 | Patch

Recognizing that no one person – or entrepreneur – can be an expert in all areas, the partners from TruEdge Solutions, LLC, a certified woman ...

Yahoo News
Business Tips From SCORE: Here's A Step-By-Step Plan To Improve Work Performance
September 19, 2022 | Yahoo News

Performance is the result of setting objectives and measuring results. To improve what you are doing, you have to assess where you are, where you ...

Self Made Women: Carrie Simpson-Richardson On How She Started With Nothing ...
September 18, 2022 | Medium

Some people were born with the proverbial silver spoon in their mouth. Even then, becoming a millionaire is still quite an accomplishment.

Business Grants Are ‘Just Not That Easy’: 5 Tips to Help
September 16, 2022 | Nerdwallet

Business grants may seem like the holy grail for small-business owners, since they offer cash you don’t have to pay back.

Associated Press
Is A Line Of Credit Right For Your Business Recession Plan?
September 15, 2022 | Associated Press

More than 90% of small-business owners are worried about experiencing an economic recession over the next 12 months, according to a ...

Orlando Business Journal
Ready For A Second Act In Your Career? These Resources Will Help
September 14, 2022 | Orlando Business Journal

If you're considering leaving the traditional workforce to work for yourself, you’re in good company.

 AARP News
9 Steps To Turn Your Expertise Into A Business
September 13, 2022 | AARP

After spending decades working in a field and accumulating experience and knowledge, you may feel like it’s time for something different.

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What Your Business Needs To Succeed In An Inflationary Economy
September 10, 2022 | Podcastone

Check out Washington, D.C. SCORE mentor Hal Shelton on PodcastOne's 'Of Consuming Interest' show, where he highlights the importance of small business owners ...

Micro Entrepreneurship: A Guide to Starting Small
September 9, 2022 | Hubspot

Google and Facebook were conceived in dorm rooms. Yankee Candle (recently sold for $1.75B) began with a homemade gift.

The Advantages Of Older Entrepreneurs
September 09, 2022 | Forbes

If you want to take a conversation in an interesting direction, ask a group of adults what they think is the most popular age for entrepreneurship.

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'You Need That Outside View To Look At Your Ideas'
September 08, 2022 | WJCL 22 ABC

SCORE Savannah is giving you the chance to get your idea off the ground and start that business you’ve been dreaming of ...

Medford Expanding Mentoring, Resources For Small Businesses
September 8, 2022 | Patch

Medford small business owners can receive free virtual guidance from experienced mentors on creating business plans and developing new strategies.

If You’re Over 50, This Might Be The Best Time To Start A Business.
September 01, 2022 | Marketwatch

If you want to take a conversation in an interesting direction, ask a group of adults what they think is the most popular age for entrepreneurship.

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