Help for Farmers and Ranchers from USDA and SCORE

Farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, entrepreneurs & small businesses can receive FREE mentoring, training & resources from SCORE & USDA. Read more

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Infographic: Rural Entrepreneurship

SCORE's latest infographic examines the benefits and challenges of running a small business in rural America. Read more

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Small Towns as Business Incubators

One of the most successful support structures for small business growth in small towns has been business incubators. Read more

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Managing Your Cash Flow to Stay in Business Long Term

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Company survival depends on Cash Flow. Ability to pay employees and operating expenses is essential to maintain normal operations. Cash Flow doesn't just happen. You have... Read more
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How to Start a Non Profit Organization

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Starting a nonprofit is significantly different from a "for profit" company. There are many regulations and operational procedures required to obtain and maintain the... Read more
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Maximizing Your Social Media Footprint

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Wondering if you need Social Media in Your Marketing Plan Mix?  In this introductory session learn how to promote your business using Social Media, including identifying the... Read more
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How to Bring a New Product To Market

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Learn how to bring your new product idea to life.Click here for powerpoint slides Read more
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Credit Reports & Credit Scores 101

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Your personal credit history does affect your credit score, which in turn serves as benchmark for business financing and credit.  This webinar explains what is in a credit... Read more
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The Dos and Don’ts of Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

Article Language: English
July 27, 2022,

According to Business Jargons, an online business encyclopedia, it’s often harder to start a business in rural areas, due to several factors, including a lack of technical know-how and training. But the encyclopedia also points out that several businesses are particularly well-suited for those living in rural America.

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Best Legal Entities for Rural Entrepreneurs

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July 25, 2022,

To ensure rural small business owners have all the facts regarding business structure, here is a quick guide to what entities are available for your rural business and how each can protect you from future legal nightmares.

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12 Funding Options for Rural Entrepreneurs

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July 14, 2022,

From crowdfunding to state trade expansion programs, there are several funding options for rural entrepreneurs

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11 Resources To Help Rural Entrepreneurs Succeed

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July 8, 2022,

From applying for grants to researching local economic development organizations, there are several resources to help rural entrepreneurs succeed.

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Legacy Planning for Farm Owners

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You've taken great care of your farm throughout your life. Use this guide to ensure that it's equally well cared for as it passes into other hands. Read more

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