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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What You Should Know About . . . Getting More Leads from Your Website

Article Language: English
October 4, 2022,

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.

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What You Should Know About … Business Operations

Article Language: English
September 16, 2022,

Operations are the systems and processes of running a business. Here are some ways to make sure those processes are working well.

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What You Should Know About...Connecting With Your Customers

Article Language: English
August 24, 2022,

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.

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What You Should Know About...Budgeting

Article Language: English
August 19, 2022,

Budgeting for your business is a key part of business planning and decision-making. It’s more than crunching numbers and adding up bills...

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What You Should Know About... Email Marketing

Article Language: English
July 26, 2022,

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.

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What You Should Know About...Building a Successful Business

Article Language: English
July 14, 2022,

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.

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What You Should Know About...Raising Business Capital

Article Language: English
July 12, 2022,

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).

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What You Should Know About...Negotiating

Article Language: English
July 8, 2022,

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.

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A Model Education: How One Small Business Is Innovating a New Way of Learning

Article Language: English
July 6, 2022,

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.

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What You Should Know About...Networking

Article Language: English
May 4, 2022,

You have a business, and now you want to find clients to stay in business.

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What You Should Know About...Getting Ready for Tax Time

Article Language: English
March 25, 2022,

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.

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What You Should Know About ...Bookkeeping

Article Language: English
March 17, 2022,

1 reason why businesses fold is many owners aren’t keeping good track of their numbers. Here is some advice from Phyllis Johnson, owner of PKJ Consulting.

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