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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Introducing Ann Patterson, Incoming Chair for SCORE Wichita

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October 19, 2021

Get to know Ann Patterson, SCORE Wichita's incoming Chair, with a short Q&A interview!

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Make Strategic Planning a Team Effort

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October 8, 2021

Having a team planning day for your small business has many benefits. Here are some tips & outcomes from having a "planning day" yearly with your employees!

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Balancing Your Business, Your Home, and Your Life

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August 30, 2021

As with most everything as an entrepreneur - balancing business, family, & responsibilities simply takes planning & ongoing monitoring. Here are tips to help!

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Small Business Success Begins Before the Business Plan

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August 16, 2021

Do you have what it takes to make your business a success? Before any planning, be sure to ask yourself these important questions as a business owner.

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The Business Plan: Don’t Start Your Business Without It

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July 29, 2021

Every entrepreneur should have a GPS, a path to small business success - and every journey is different. Create a business plan with the help of SCORE for free.

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Growth Is Always Good - Or Is It?

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May 28, 2021

With business growth, success can come and go. If you're not ready to leverage it, you risk customer experience & long-term growth. Here are some steps to plan!

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Knowledge is Power, Especially When It Comes to Taxes

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April 2, 2021

Check out these free resources from David Inskeep, longtime SCORE mentor, on how to prepare & handle taxes for startup, operating, or closing businesses.

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Pass It On: Word-of-Mouth Advertising Works for Small Business

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February 15, 2021

Word-of-mouth advertising for small businesses includes customer service, networking, donating, blogging, & being active on social media. Get tips!

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Two Simple Tips To Improve Your Website Visitors’ Experience

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January 18, 2021

Design, usability, and user experience are more important than ever in website development. Here are 2 simple ways you can make your website more user friendly.

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3 Steps to Formalizing Your Hobby Business

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October 19, 2021,

Use these three steps to make your side hustle an official small business.

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11 Funding Options for Female Entrepreneurs

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October 14, 2021,

Are you a woman entrepreneur looking for funding? Try these 11 resources.

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