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Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more

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Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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When Starting Your Business, Walk Before You Run

Article Language: English
February 26, 2022

Answer these five fundamental questions to build your Business Proposition that will become the foundation for your business plan.

Author: Joe Fernandez, SCORE Pinellas County

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Ideation

Event Language: English
October 10, 2021, 3:00pm EDT

Thinking about starting a new business? Attend this webinar to learn how to evaluate if your idea is a good one! Read more

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What's a Good Idea... for a Business?

Event Language: English
May 3, 2021, 12:00pm EDT

Learn what you should consider when thinking about starting your startup and how to validate that your business idea has legs. Read more

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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time

Article Language: English

Do you dream of being your own boss? If you want to start a business, but aren’t quite ready to give up your job and its accompanying security, salary and benefits, don’t worry;... Read more

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Business Planning Tools for Non-Profit Organizations – Second Edition

Article Language: English

This guide is about a great American institution and a powerful agent for change: the non-profit charitable organization. In our democratic society, we ask non-profit... Read more

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Pinellas County and State Contacts

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List of Pinellas County and State Contacts Read more
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SBA Loans Explained – A 101 for Small Business Owners

Article Language: English
August 19, 2016

If you have struggled to get financing in the past or are thinking of venturing into small business loan territory for the first time, you may be wondering what SBA’s loan programs are all about.

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SCORE Small Business Success Podcast

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SCORE interviews the best and brightest in the world of small business, covering topics such as business plans, securing financing, marketing, human resources, SEO/getting found... Read more

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Resources For Small Businesses

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A list of Resources for Small Businesses: Business Assistance, Counseling and Workshops; Legal Structures; Forms, Permits & Licenses; Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights; Financing;... Read more

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