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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Small Business Customer Experience: How to Get It Right in 2019

January 16, 2019

Learn why customer experience is crucial for small business growth and the steps needed to deliver a top-notch experience for your customers.

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How to Build Your Small Business Brand with Facebook Groups

January 15, 2019,

Many companies have found that paying to promote posts and run Facebook ads can help, but entrepreneurs have overlooked the power of Facebook groups.

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Is Your Small Business Prepared for a Lawsuit?

January 9, 2019,

According to a Small Business Association Office of Advocacy report, the cost of litigation for small firms can range anywhere from $3,000 to $150,000.

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Is 2019 Your Year to Buy a Business?

January 8, 2019,

One way to break into entrepreneurship that you may not have considered is buying an existing business.

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20 Essential Apps to Help Your Nonprofit Succeed

January 3, 2019,

Take advantage of the digital age and consider using a few of these 20 essential apps to ensure your nonprofit has the best chance to thrive.

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Questions to Ask Before Signing a Commercial Lease

The prospect of looking for commercial space can be overwhelming. Download this checklist to help you make the right decision in choosing commercial space. Read more

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Three Questions to Consider Before Your Business Goes International

December 27, 2018,

Expanding your business internationally is a massive step. Here are three aspects to consider before escalating your business to an international market.

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