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.
Your website can be an excellent way to generate leads for your business. Just don’t make the mistake of thinking that if you simply build one, your clients will come.
It’s easy to bombard customers with sales messages when trying to engage them and bring in new business. However, this may not be the best approach.
How you market your business is essential to bringing in customers and making sales. Email marketing is a great tool to use to reach out to the public and let them know what products and services you have to offer.
Your business can become a million-dollar enterprise if you have a strategy put in place. Setting goals to promote growth or to make sure your company can withstand emergencies may not be the easiest to do, but is manageable once you learn how.
Everybody knows that it takes money to make money, but how do you get the funds to start your business? One place to start looking is the Small Business Administration (SBA).
Negotiating is par for the course when running your small business. Working out a deal with a client is a necessary, though not always enjoyable experience. One thing to keep in mind is that negotiating is less about haggling and more about producing an outcome that satisfies both parties.
Education is the key to a child’s success and Mark Jacobs has an innovative model to make sure success is truly achieved. Mark is the founder and director of the Longview School, a private, not-for-profit institution that serves as an alternative to traditional public schooling.
Tax time is around the corner for most people. You want to make sure you file by the due date and get all the possible deductions without getting audited.