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Ask SCORE: Business Plans

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

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4 Steps to Starting a Successful Part-Time Business

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How to Create a Personal Brand That Supports Your Business Brand

You've got a strong business brand, but how well does your personal brand support it? Read more

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6 Negotiating Tips for Startups Seeking Funds

For entrepreneurs seeking funding to start or grow a new business, pitching the idea and plan to potential investors is a critical step. Read more

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How to Train New Managers

Excelling at a job doesn't automatically mean you'll excel at supervising others. If you expect new managers to succeed, make sure they understand these skills. Read more

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How to Choose the Perfect Location for Your Retail Business

Choosing a location for your retail business is one of the most important startup decisions you'll make. Location can make or break a store. Read more

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8 Excuses that Hold Businesses Back

When you’re running a business it’s easy to make excuses for NOT doing things and convince yourself you’re acting responsibly. Read more

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What Are HSAs, and How Can They Help You Save on Taxes?

Would you like to enjoy tax savings while putting money aside for your healthcare costs, both now and in retirement? Read more

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Naming Your Business

Your business’s name forms the foundation of your brand. But how to come up with a business name that conveys what makes your business so special? Read more

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5 Critical Steps for Maintaining Legally Sound I-9 Documentation

Employers need to be certain they are complying with hiring laws. Read more

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What Tax Deductions Can a Freelancer Take?

If you are a freelancer or considering becoming one, you probably have questions about what kinds of tax deductions you can take. Read more

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Worst Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Investors

Entrepreneurs who made early mistakes but went on to successfully launch and grow businesses point to these classic investor mistakes that can torpedo even the best business plans. Read more

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Tax Advantages of Incorporating Vs. Sole Proprietorship

There are a lot of decisions to make when starting a new business, but with so much on your plate, your legal business structure may have not made the list. Read more