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Quick Start Marketing Plan Tool

Build your own marketing plan using our Quick Start Marketing Plan tool. Read more

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Business Plan 101: Sales & Marketing

The sales and marketing section of your business plan describes how you intend to sell your product. Learn what you should include in this section. Read more

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12-Month Profit and Loss Projection

Download this template to track your revenue and expenses so you can forecast your profits and losses for the next 12 months. Read more

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Workshops & Events

November 29, 2016

Without the basics, business owners expose themselves to failure. Read here about the upcoming workshops to gain fundamentals skills in accounting, banking, strategic planning and more.

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Building Financial Forecasts

March 12, 2014

The author offers an unusual approach to reducing the risk of starting a new business. The author analyzes his experience with a client and proposes a straightforward approach to building a company's financial model from start to finish.The author describes step-by-step the process how to validate the data while also demonstrating the reasons of why clients might face a problem of adapting SCORE spreadsheets to produce a reliable financial forecast.

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Get Advice Early

March 12, 2014

Getting advice early helps avoid common pitfalls for small businesses.

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Involve Your Employees, Share Your Profits With Them

February 26, 2014

Norm Beckert emphasizes the role of the employees in the high customer satisfaction. The author's recommendation is to treat the team members - he calls them Team Players - as partners by giving them key leadership roles and to reward them by using Profit Sharing Program.

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