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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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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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