Welcome to the SCORE Small Business Success Blog, where small business experts and mentors share tips, discuss trends, and provide advice on a wide range of topics affecting entrepreneurs in every industry.

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How Do You Decide?

Article Language: English
May 21, 2021

If you are a business owner or manager, you are faced with a never-ending deluge of decisions every day. Many are relatively routine operational choices that can be resolved or delegated quickly. Others are more strategic with potentially serious and long-lasting consequences. The Library can help and here's why-

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Which Legal Structure Is Best for My Business?

Article Language: English
March 23, 2021

This is one of the most important questions to answer when planning a new small business start-up. The structure you choose will affect everything from paying taxes to assigning liability, from raising capital to sharing profits.

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Business Manager? Plan to Take Care of Yourself

Article Language: English
February 1, 2021

Business Manager ranks number seven on the list of the top ten most stressful jobs compiled by CNBC. Taking care of your health with regular checkups plus a sensible diet and exercise program is important for you, your family and your business. Think you are fit? Here is a quick way to check.

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Covid 19 Requires New Plans

Article Language: English
January 28, 2021

Covid 19 has severely affected business and small business in particular. Learn manageable steps to reduce your risk.

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Prepared For A 100 Year Life? Your Children Should Be.

Article Language: English
January 1, 2021

One of the ongoing challenges of managing a business is to be aware of various trends and the long-term implications they have for your business. One trend that is not very visible is increasing life expectancy. How long are you or your children likely to live? A deeper investigation of the numbers provided in The 100 Year Life by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott shows that since 1840 life expectancy has been increasing three months every year. Read what to expect.

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Social Media for Small Business Owners: 11 Top Strategies

Article Language: English
June 23, 2022,

From responding to your audience to consistently posting content, there are several social media strategies for small business owners.

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9 Ways You Can Support LGBTQIA+ Owned Businesses

Article Language: English
June 21, 2022,

From providing monetary support to partnering with firms that support gender equality, there are several ways to support LGBTQ+-owned businesses.

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9 Items to Table Until Your Business is Making Money

Article Language: English
June 17, 2022,

When you are just starting the business, you begin to think about ways and strategies to quickly reach your goals - which can sometimes result in you spending more.

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The Emerging Impact of TikTok on Small Businesses

Article Language: English
June 14, 2022,

TikTok continues its upward trajectory. In the U.S., Apptopia reports TikTok was the number-one downloaded app—with 94 million downloads in 2021, up 6% over 2020. It is currently the sixth most-used social platform in the world.

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Treat Freelancing Like the Business It Is

Article Language: English
June 9, 2022,

Building a successful freelancing business is similar to running any small business: You need a plan to be competitive.

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How to Create an Inclusive Workplace

Article Language: English
June 2, 2022,

As the nation’s employers struggle to attract talent and retain valued employees, many companies remain culturally short-sighted.

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