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The Megaphone of Main Street: Startups, Fall 2019

SCORE’s fall 2019 “Megaphone of Main Street” data report focuses on the challenges facing startups, companies which have been in operation for less than a year. Read more

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Best Practices for Building a Winning Website

Is your website a good representation of your company, or does it miss the mark? Learn what to consider and implement as you build or update your website. Read more


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Cash is King: Cash Management Best Practices

Small businesses should be managed with a focus on cash flow, not income or other financial measures. SCORE mentor Hal Shelton answers cash management questions. Read more

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Financial Projection Model

Financial Projection Model contains a set of input data sheets to list startup costs and sources of funds, salaries & wages, fixed operating costs, and sales forecasts for vari Read more
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Contracts

All sales contracts should be in written form for delivery of products or services.  Clearly outline and detail as needed what each party is agreeing to do.  Anticipate areas of co Read more

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Business Plan Outline

Business Plans can be very short in the number of pages for a start-up business and will be more detailed for an emerging and established business that needs to grow.  This outline Read more

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Start-Up Costs

Common Start-Up Costs that would apply to most all business ventures.  These are expensed during the first 60 months of the business in equal amounts like straight-line depreciatio Read more

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Benefits of Buying a Franchise

November 13, 2019

One can start a business from scratch, buy an existing one or become a franchisee. Is franchising a good option for you?

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