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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Your Guide to the Remote Workforce

Whether or not you currently employ a remote workforce, it’s time to come to grips with the powerful force that is telecommuting. Read more

How Collaboration Tools Can Help Your Small Business Grow

How Collaboration Tools Can Help Your Small Business Grow

August 18, 2017,

Our newest infographic, “Online Collaboration Tools for Your Small Business,” examines the ways collaborative communication tools can boost your small business bottom line.

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Not Ready for Commercial Office Space? Coworking Might Be for You

A coworking or shared office space may be the ideal next step for a small business that needs to get out of the home office, but isn’t ready for a long-term lease in a commercial office space.

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 12: Manage Your Time

June 26, 2017

With your time split between working full-time and starting your business, you’ll have to make every hour count. Here are some strategies to help you stay focused and make progress.

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8 Ways to Stay Focused on Your Small Business This Summer

Does your home-based business run smoothly for most of the year but gets derailed in the summer? Here’s how to stay focused.

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How Well Do You Work at Home?

May 23, 2017,

A whopping 89 percent of small business owners in a recent survey by Endurance International Group say they work from home at least part of the time, and 67 percent report they love it.

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 9: Invest in Your Image

February 16, 2017

In step 9 of the “16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time" ebook, learn how and why to invest in your professional image.

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time — STEP 7: Set Up Your First Office

November 14, 2016

Learn what you need when setting up your first home office.

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Solopreneur Series: Becoming More Productive

Some of the most powerful time management tools can now be found in apps, making work, and you, more productive. Watch this video to learn more: Read more


How to Nurture Your Creative Small Business

If you’re feeling isolated, uninspired or otherwise stuck, here are three tactics for reinvigorating your creative business.

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Setting Up an Ergonomic Office

Whether you are a home-based solo entrepreneur tapping away on a laptop on your sofa, or own a growing business with dozens of employees in an office setting, there are some import Read more