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?

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?

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

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

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.

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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How To Get Paid Faster: 8 Tips For Quick Customer Payments

July 22, 2021,

From making the switch to digital invoices to accepting multiple forms of payment, several ways may help you collect your customer payments faster for years to come and the continued success of your business. 

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Checklist for a Healthy In-House Marketing Team

July 20, 2021,

Does your internal team have what it takes to move your small business forward, or is it time to hire more staff or outsource marketing tasks? Let’s find out!

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Dominating Your Industry by Becoming an Online Expert

July 14, 2021,

Building an audience online is all about delivering valuable, relevant, and compelling information to a particular group of people consistently over time. Use this article to get your strategy started.

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Adding Text Marketing to Your Marketing Plans

July 13, 2021,

Text message marketing was accelerated by the pandemic. Learn how to add this to your marketing strategy.

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