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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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SCORE Wichita Tools Utilized by Clients & Counselors

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Tremendous information source supplied by Chapter 143 to new entrepreneurs on business related topics. Information in workbook covers accounting, insurance, taxes, business plan,... Read more

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Starting a Black Beauty Business

Article Language: English
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

Article Language: English
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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The Dos and Don’ts of Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

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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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Businesses and Data Security Threats

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July 25, 2022,

Data security is a serious and ever-growing issue for businesses big and small (not to mention the affected consumers). Threats such as data breaches, identity theft and fraud, and large-scale credit card leaks are never far from the latest business news.

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