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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6 Simple Steps for Getting Things Done at Your Small Business

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March 12, 2019

Whether you’re running a for-profit or nonprofit business, an ability to organize efforts and initiatives is a necessary skill to achieve success.

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From Boots to Business - Veterans Excel As Entrepreneurs

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February 27, 2019

In the course of serving our nation, veterans learn valuable skills and self-discipline that they can carry through to their post-military careers.

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Solopreneur Tips: Ways to Grow a One-person Business

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January 16, 2019

Solopreneurs encounter many of the same challenges that other business owners face—and some unique ones, as well.

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7 Benefits Of Having a SCORE Business Mentor

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December 19, 2018

Whether you’re a startup business owner or have been operating an existing business for years, there are always skills to sharpen and new things to learn.

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3 Startup Tips To Help Your New Agricultural Business Succeed

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September 24, 2018

Agricultural operations face many of the same challenges that other types of business do and they encounter some unique obstacles and opportunities, as well.

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Steps For Starting a Nonprofit Business

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August 1, 2018

Starting a business with a cause offers much satisfaction as you work to make lives better for others. Where do you begin? 

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5 Ways Smartphones Can Boost Your Productivity

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September 19, 2022,

If you’re a devotee of iPhones, it’s time to get excited—Apple just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones. Since the release of iPhones in June 2007, they have changed how we work and live. 

Whether you’re a loyal iPhone user or a fan of Android, there is likely a lot you don’t know about how smartphones can improve your team’s efficiency and productivity. 

Here are some tips for how smartphones can boost your business.

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Should You Start or Grow a Small Business During a Recession?

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September 12, 2022,

Starting a business in the next 12 months is a smart move, despite fears of a recession or inflation. Read this blog by small business expert Rieva Lesonsky to learn why.

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14 Entrepreneurs Share the Best Advice They’ve Ever Received from a Mentor

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August 17, 2022,

To help you see the benefit of mentorship, we asked entrepreneurs this question for their best insights gained as mentees. From owning your own mistakes to breaking big goals into small steps, several pieces of advice may help you shape your career and personal life into success, just like the entrepreneurs who shared them

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12 Funding Options for Black-Owned Businesses

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August 15, 2022,

To help Black-owned businesses identify the best funding sources available, we asked CEOs and business leaders this question for their best insights. From the iFundWomen of Color Program to Reign Ventures, there are several options available particularly for Black business owners to secure funding for their businesses. 

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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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