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Ask SCORE: Business Plans

In this LIVE Q & A session, SCORE mentor and business plan expert Hal Shelton will devote the entire hour to answering YOUR questions. Read more


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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. Read more


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4 Steps to Starting a Successful Part-Time Business

In this webinar, learn how to make your side business a legitimate business that's primed to succeed! Read more


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Valuing a Business

This free online business workshop will explain reasons to assess your company's fair market value, illustrate the 3 approaches to determining the value of a business, and provide Read more

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Checklist

Choosing the Perfect Commercial Location

To avoid common mistakes small business owners make when choosing their location, complete a copy of this checklist for every location you’re considering. Read more

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Blog

4 Tips for Buying A Business

January 29, 2019,

Buying an established business comes with certain perks, such as an existing customer base. But don’t make an offer until you have followed these rules.

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Blog

Is 2019 Your Year to Buy a Business?

January 8, 2019,

One way to break into entrepreneurship that you may not have considered is buying an existing business.

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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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Template

Questions to Ask Franchisees

Before purchasing a franchise, talking to a current franchise owner could help you decide whether to buy a franchise or not. Read more

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How to Maximize Profit When Selling Your Business

April 25, 2018,

Business owners decide it’s time to sell for many reasons. Some of the standard tips for how to get the most for your investment when selling a business are less obvious than others. Here are some of the less obvious tips available.

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Recorded Webinar

Hot Businesses, Markets & Trends for 2018

November 9, 2017, 4:00pm EST

Learn what types of businesses are going strong, what types are likely to boom, which groups have extra purchasing power, what customers want from your business, and much more. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Small Business Start-Up Steps: Selecting a Business Entity, Income and Payroll Tax Decisions

November 9, 2017, 2:45pm EST

Participants in this webinar will learn pros and cons of business entity structures, how to select a business structure that leverages tax breaks, how to manage payroll, & more. Read more

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Starting a Business in a Small Town

October 3, 2017,

Small-town entrepreneurs benefit from a lower cost of living and less competition, but they may suffer from a limited customer and employee base.

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Recorded Webinar

Top Misperceptions About Franchising

July 27, 2017, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will cover some of the biggest misperceptions about franchising and help you gain a true understanding of the franchise business model. Read more

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