Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.

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Positioning Your Brand on Social Media

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By taking this course you’ll develop foundational social marketing skills to grow followers, engagement, and business results. Read more

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Business & Financial Planning Templates

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Business & Financial Planning Templates Read more

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Business Model Canvas

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Business Model Canvas Read more

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Local SW FL Resources

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Local SW FL Resources Read more

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SCOREBoard

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For-profit businesses that are ready to move to the next level may qualify to participate in our SCOREBoard program. Our goal is to help your business grow while you address the... Read more
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BIZical

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SCORE business experts can perform an in-depth analysis of your entire business to identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve your company performance Read more

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How to Start an Maintain a Non Profit Organization

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Podcast:  How to Start and Maintain a Nonprofit – free practical advice for SCORE partners and clients  Read more
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Starting a Black Beauty Business

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August 11, 2022,

Now that most cities and states have lifted mask mandates and people are returning to their offices, women are buying more cosmetics. They are purchasing 70% more than they did pre-pandemic, according to the “Makeup Attitudes and Usage Report” from The NPD Group.

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10 Ways To Celebrate National Black Business Month

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August 4, 2022,

To help you best support Black-owned businesses, we asked Black business owners and leaders this question for their best recommendations. From promoting Black-owned businesses on social media to providing Black founders with more access to funding, several recommendations may help you offer the best support to Black-owned businesses as you celebrate National Black Business Month.

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12 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

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August 2, 2022,

To help you develop the best habits for success as an entrepreneur, we asked successful entrepreneurs and business owners this question for their best insights. From learning to make quick decisions to demonstrating moral courage, several habits are considered important in making entrepreneurs successful.

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How to Cover for Employees When They’re Gone for an Extended Period

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July 29, 2022,

If the past few years have taught small business owners anything, it’s the unpredictability of life. Assuming that your SMB weathered the pandemic, you are understandably concerned about shoring things up ahead of the next crisis. If you’re starting your own company, you’ll want to adopt a few tried-and-true practices to guard against the unexpected.

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