Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.
Why should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve.
The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #3: The Impact of Mentoring on Business Success
SCORE’s latest infographic shows the impact of mentoring on business success. Read more
One of the most challenging parts of being a solopreneur is the need to be constantly learning. While books may be able to explore a topic in greater depth, regularly updated podcasts can keep you current on new strategies for an ever-changing market, which is essential for a solopreneur on the cutting edge.
National Small Business Week shines a spotlight on our nation’s 30 million small businesses. More than half of all Americans either work for or own a small business. Through awards ceremonies, media interviews and community events, the SBA honors entrepreneurs whose achievements stand out.
Download our free business plan template for your established business as a Word doc. Read more
Business owners are often stuck in the “work until you drop” model and cannot think about how to grow their businesses. Here are four common barriers that hold small business owners back from scaling their fledgling companies.
How to Survive and Thrive in Business: Ask The Expert Interview with Melinda Emerson, “SmallBizLady”
Being a business owner can be exhausting. You might have even started thinking, “Why did I start this business?” But don’t go there yet. Melinda Emerson, “SmallBizLady,” America’s #1 Small Business Expert, answered some questions recently about how she has thrived in busi-ness nearly 20 years.
Small business revenue is trending up, yet owners still struggle with challenges, including the ability to increase small business sales. Check out the trends and get insights about online reviews, eCommerce, websites and more to help you build a healthier bottom line in 2018—and beyond.