Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

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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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4 Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

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October 31, 2022,

Every October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year, the two organizations behind the international campaign — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) — are highlighting four key action steps that everyone can take to better protect themselves against cyber threats.

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Growth Strategies for Veteran Entrepreneurs

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October 31, 2022

While survival was the name of the game for many small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s entrepreneurs see a brighter future ahead. In Meta’s most recent Global State of Small Business report, small business owners in North America feel confident about surviving for at least another six months under present conditions. That’s good news for veteran-owned businesses strategizing how to grow to the next stage of success.

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Marketing Tips for Your Veteran-Owned Business

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October 26, 2022

Operating a small business comes with many challenges. And, as you well know, attracting customers is undoubtedly one of them today. According to the latest Global State of Small Business report from Meta, while business owners face fewer challenges than they did at the beginning of the year, “lack of customer demand” remains one of the “most prominent challenges.”

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SWOT Analysis Worksheet

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Download this worksheet to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for your business. This information can help you outline goals and strategies for your... Read more

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