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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10 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Bounce Back When They Feel Like Quitting

November 1, 2018,

It takes hard work to start and maintain any type of business, whether you work from home or a storefront. Here are some suggestions to keep you going.

The Top 3 Types of Malware Attacking Your Small Business
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The Top 3 Types of Malware Attacking Your Small Business

October 11, 2018,

Learn about the different types of malware that can affect your business and the precautions you should take to ensure you’re protected.

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Get Found Online with These 3 SEO Tactics

October 9, 2018,

SEO was once a specialized skill that required hiring a professional. Now, there are plenty of tools and tips you can use to improve your website’s SEO by yourself.

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

Is Your Small Business Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season?
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Is Your Small Business Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season?

September 27, 2018,

Our latest infographic, “Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Season,” highlights statistics, trends and tips for your small business to thrive during the holidays.

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Sole Proprietor vs. Single-member LLC

September 5, 2018,

New entrepreneurs have a long list of to-dos when starting their businesses, including deciding their business structure. Learn the difference between a Sole Proprietor and Single-member LLC.

GDPR
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Does the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Affect Your Small Business?

August 15, 2018,

If you have prospects or customers in the European Union (EU), you need to familiarize yourself with General Data Protection Regulation GDPR.

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Ready to Start an Online Store? What to Consider Before Starting an Ecommerce Site

August 7, 2018,

Are you thinking of starting an online store? Ecommerce sites are a great way to make money, but there are many things to consider. Learn the top things to think about BEFORE you launch.

Safe + Sound Week
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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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6 Steps to Closing a Business While Staying Compliant

August 1, 2018,

If you are currently in the process of ending the business’ operations, take care of these areas to ensure your business is officially terminated with the state.

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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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