Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. 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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Additional Resources

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Additional resources when string a business. Read more

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Personnel / Hiring Resources

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Hiring employees is an important part of most businesses. Here are some resources to know when structuring your business. Read more

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Funding Opportunities for Businesses

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In some circumstances, SBA will guarantee a bank loan. Loan guarantees must be applied for by the bank. Call 210.403.5900 for loan briefing schedules or go to the local website... Read more

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Marketing Tips & Information

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The Score website has templates for marketing plans and other useful tools. Read more

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Business Plan Resources

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Click on link to business tools to find templates for Business Plan, Cash Flow and other start-up templates and workshops. Read more

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Determine a Business Structure

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All businesses must have a legal identity. Many factors must be considered when choosing the best form of business ownership. This SBA website provides an over- view of your... Read more

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Research & Focus

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Check this website http://www.score.org for information on how to conduct market analysis, develop marketing strategies, identify your competition and obtain templates to help... Read more

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Personal Preparation for Starting a Business

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Before committing to starting a business, review your credit history, cash flow, collateral, and character references as well as your business management experience. The links... Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 1: Economic Anxiety Persists

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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Securing Your Small Business

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While digital transformation offers many benefits, it also comes with many challenges. For instance, investing in technology also increases cybersecurity risks. AI and machine... Read more

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