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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4 Steps to Brainstorming a Great New Business Idea

December 26, 2018,

If you’re not sure what type of business to start, that doesn’t mean you can’t become an entrepreneur. It just means you need to brainstorm a business idea.

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Hot Topics: Artificial Intelligence and Business Disruption

January 9, 2018,

Last year, businesses of all sizes were constantly hearing about artificial intelligence (AI) and business disruption. Will we still be talking about them in 2018? Will they matter to your small business?

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3 Ways to Prepare Your Small Business for Inevitable Change

December 4, 2017,

In other words, success often comes to those who innovate outside the existing rules, and that usually requires a change in business models.

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How to Market a New Invention

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream to come up with the perfect new product guaranteed to fly off the shelves. Read more

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Celebrate Young Entrepreneurs During National Entrepreneurship Month

November 3, 2017,

SCORE would like to highlight some of our talented younger entrepreneur clients, from millennials to pre-teens, during this special month.

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The State of Women Entrepreneurs

October 17, 2017,

How are women entrepreneurs around the world doing these days? According to The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2016-17 Women’s Report, things are getting better and better for female business owners.

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Is Technology Helping or Hurting Your Business?

September 18, 2017,

Here’s a lesson for small business owners: More technology is not necessarily better…if you leave some customers behind.

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Congratulations to the 2017 SCORE Award Winners!

September 15, 2017,

It’s one of our favorite times of the year here at SCORE, when we honor small business success stories at the SCORE Awards. This year’s honorees and their mentors have diverse business interests and experience, and together, they exemplify the spirit of small business in the United States.

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Is Data as a Service (DaaS) the Future?

August 21, 2017,

Just as businesses moved procuring and managing software to software as a service (SaaS), they’re now moving the same data processes to data as a service (DaaS).

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Five Things You Can Do to Get Your Product on HSN

July 27, 2017,

In an effort to elevate small businesses and entrepreneurs, HSN introduced its American Dreams initiative – a program designed to find and support innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs, and give them the HSN platform to share their product and their story.

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Planning a Customer or Team Event? Try Icebreaker Activities

July 24, 2017,

Often what makes an event a “success” are the softer issues or how participants “feel” after the event.