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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New Business Start-Up Sequence

steps to take when starting a new business in Florida. Read more

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Business Related Information useful websites for Gainesville and North Central Florida Area

Business information, Business Statistics, Demographic information, Business Educational Resources. Useful links for Gainesville and surrounding counties as well as State and Na Read more

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Financial Projections

Cash Flow and Pro Forma spreadsheets with all formulas already in the template Read more

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Business Plan Template

Business Plan generic template. Can be modified to fit your business. Read more

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How to Tell If a Government Grant Offer Is a Scam or Legitimate

September 18, 2018,

How do you know if the grant offer is legitimate or a scam? According to the U.S. Department of Justice, FBI and other Federal Agencies, fake U.S. grant scams are on the rise across the country.

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Congratulations to the 2018 SCORE Award Winners!

September 13, 2018,

Every year, we honor some of our remarkable, dedicated small business clients and their mentors for the SCORE Awards. Meet the 2018 SCORE Award winners.

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It’s 2018. How Can You Not Have a Website Yet?

September 11, 2018,

More than one-third of small business owners who still don’t have a website. Learn some of the many ways you’re missing out.

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Posting Changes Show No Signs of Slowing Down: How Employers Can Keep Up

Feeling overwhelmed by labor law posting compliance? Not sure what’s necessary for your business right now? You’re not alone. Read more

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Sole Proprietor vs. Single-member LLC

September 5, 2018,

New entrepreneurs have a long list of to-dos when starting their businesses, including deciding their business structure. Learn the difference between a Sole Proprietor and Single-member LLC.

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How to Increase the Profitability of Your Business

August 30, 2018,

Here are a few basic reasons for a lower-than-desired profitability, which if you address, can provide a relatively quick and often easy solution.

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Women at Work: How to Offer and Receive Support

August 29, 2018,

How do women find better ways to support each other? How are they able to overcome the guise of competition and instead work to lift each other up?

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