Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Treasure Valley SCORE Mentor Skills Inventory

Click the button above to download a spreadsheet which gives summary descriptions of the expertises of each of our mentors. Read more
Infographic: Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Small Business?
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Infographic: Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Small Business?

SCORE’s latest infographic, sponsored by Nav, details the trends of crowdfunding for small businesses and whether this financing method could work your company. Read more

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Finance Fundamentals: 6 Areas of Focus to Successfully Operate Your Business

Finance and accounting can be intimidating topics for entrepreneurs. This guide was designed to help you operate your business more efficiently. Read more

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The Megaphone of Main Street: Women’s Entrepreneurship, Infographic #4: How and Why Women Start Businesses

SCORE’s latest infographic shows the factors women consider when deciding to open a business and what type of businesses they start. Read more

Infographic: Top Online Threats to Small Businesses
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Infographic: Top Online Threats to Small Businesses

Our latest infographic provides statistics on the top cyber threats on small businesses and how you can protect yours. Read more

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Franchise Success Tips

Jania Bailey, CEO of FranNet, shares exclusive tips for franchise success. Read more

Infographic: Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Season
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Infographic: Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Season

Our latest infographic highlights the growing popularity of holiday season and how your small business can reap the rewards. Read more

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Posting Changes Show No Signs of Slowing Down: How Employers Can Keep Up

Feeling overwhelmed by labor law posting compliance? Not sure what’s necessary for your business right now? You’re not alone. Read more

How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media
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Infographic: How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media

Our infographic, “How Your Small Business Can Succeed with Social Media,” highlights the latest statistics on why and how to use social media to connect with your customers. Read more

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Join Us for Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19

SCORE has partnered with OSHA in support of the Safe+Sound Campaign from August 13-19, 2018. Does your small business have a safety and health program? Read more

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Questions to Ask Franchisors

Download this template for a list of questions you should ask a potential franchisor before entering into any kind of agreement. Read more

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