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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Recordkeeping 101: Tips for Organizing Employee Records

As a small business owner, you’re no stranger to long to-do lists. This is especially true if you’ve begun hiring, which generates a lot of employee paperwork. Read more

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Planning for Disaster

September 12, 2017,

From earthquakes and tornadoes to fires and floods, natural disasters can put your small business out of commission—and even out of business permanently.


10 Resources Every Startup Should Know About

May 11, 2017,

So you want to start a business - or you’re already underway. You need every bit of help you can get. Here it is – enough help to take you from idea to startup to enterprise:


Do I Need To Copyright My Website To Protect It?

May 8, 2017,

Your business’s website can be one of the most powerful marketing tools you’ll ever have at your disposal. How can you prevent people from stealing content and images from your website?


Is Your Small Business Covered?

Do you know what kinds of insurance your small business really needs?

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Is Your Business at Risk?

May 17, 2016,

Read these seven tips on how to protect your small business.

Online Privacy

How the California Online Privacy Protection Act Impacts Your Business

January 10, 2014,

Amendments to the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA) will require businesses to disclose their response processes to Do Not Track (DNT) directives. What does that mean for you?

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Employers: Think Before Seeking Access to Employee’s Social Media – Part II

July 26, 2013,

For those employers who are concerned about improper downloading or divulgence of their proprietary information, you may wish to consider these recommendations:

Employee's Social Media

Employers: Think Before Seeking Access to Employee's Social Media - Part I

July 19, 2013,

How best, on the one hand, to protect their business’ confidential information and trade secrets and, on the other, not to invade the privacy of employees?