Get the information you need to make smart decisions for your business.

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.

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Download SCORE’s templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more. Read more

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How to Successfully Start a Business with the SCORE Startup Roadmap

The SCORE Startup Roadmap, sponsored by FedEx, is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business. Read more

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Social Media for Small Business Owners: 11 Top Strategies

Article Language: English
June 23, 2022,

From responding to your audience to consistently posting content, there are several social media strategies for small business owners.

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9 Ways You Can Support LGBTQIA+ Owned Businesses

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June 21, 2022,

From providing monetary support to partnering with firms that support gender equality, there are several ways to support LGBTQ+-owned businesses.

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9 Items to Table Until Your Business is Making Money

Article Language: English
June 17, 2022,

When you are just starting the business, you begin to think about ways and strategies to quickly reach your goals - which can sometimes result in you spending more.

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The Emerging Impact of TikTok on Small Businesses

Article Language: English
June 14, 2022,

TikTok continues its upward trajectory. In the U.S., Apptopia reports TikTok was the number-one downloaded app—with 94 million downloads in 2021, up 6% over 2020. It is currently the sixth most-used social platform in the world.

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Treat Freelancing Like the Business It Is

Article Language: English
June 9, 2022,

Building a successful freelancing business is similar to running any small business: You need a plan to be competitive.

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Mutt's Sauce Small Business Journey

Article Language: English

While serving in the US Air Force, Charlie “Mutt” Ferrell, Jr. was known for his homemade, all-purpose sauce. Decades later, his granddaughter Charlynda founded Mutt’s Sauce to... Read more

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How to Create an Inclusive Workplace

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June 2, 2022,

As the nation’s employers struggle to attract talent and retain valued employees, many companies remain culturally short-sighted.

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Riding the Small Business Roller Coaster

Article Language: English
May 24, 2022,

As we close out what some call “Small Business Month,” it’s a good time to check in on how small business owners feel and what they think about their future prospects.

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11 Questions To Cover During a Midyear Check-In

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May 17, 2022,

From asking about short and long-term goals to identifying top-performing employees, there are several questions to cover during a midyear check-in.

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