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Your First Step Toward Business Growth: SWOT Analysis

Should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve. Read more

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4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

This webinar shares simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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Are You Planning to Start a Business in PA? Make a Plan

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September 21, 2022,

Smart tips to begin planning a business in the Berks County area.

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Berks Schuylkill SCORE Local Resources

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Take advantage of the many local and national resources, most available to you at no cost. Following is a partial list of resources available through the internet: Read more

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How Do You Decide?

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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?

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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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October 20: Starting a Business – Real Stories and Knowledge Exchange from Women Entrepreneurs

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October 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, we have invited business owners and SCORE mentors to share their journeys and answer your questions. Read more

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Prepare and Protect Your Small Business

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September 27, 2022

As an entrepreneur, you put your heart and soul into making your business a success. So, ensuring your business is protected against the unexpected makes sense. That's where business insurance comes in. This article will help you understand the different kinds of insurance you can purchase and how they can help you mitigate risks. 

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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Business Types and Models that are Recession Resistant

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September 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, our expert presenter will look at past recessions to determine business trends, types, and models best suited to resist future economic downturns. Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 1: Economic Anxiety Persists

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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Should You Start or Grow a Small Business During a Recession?

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September 12, 2022,

Starting a business in the next 12 months is a smart move, despite fears of a recession or inflation. Read this blog by small business expert Rieva Lesonsky to learn why.

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Three Key Principles to Help Your Business Work for You

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August 23, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

What do you do when your business takes over your time and money? In this webinar, you will learn how to make your business work for you. Read more

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Securing Your Small Business

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While digital transformation offers many benefits, it also comes with many challenges. For instance, investing in technology also increases cybersecurity risks. AI and machine... Read more

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