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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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Welcome to Entrepreneurship Webinar Part #1

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Are you thinking about starting your own business, but not quite sure where to start? SCORE has compiled this three part video to take you through the basics: Read more

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Government Resources for Each Phase of Your Business

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This is nearly an endless list of programs, services, and technical assistance available from the SBA and others.    Phase 1: Determine if Small Business Ownership Is Right for... Read more
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Becoming a Franchisee

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Frequently asked questions and answers to consider before becoming a franchisee. Read more
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Considerations Before Purchasing a Franchise

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What questions should you ask before considering the purchase of another franchise? This article will help you get started. Read more
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Boosting Productivity in Small Businesses

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Are your employees acting a little sluggish lately? Is it the winter blues or something more? As a small business, you don’t have time to let them work it out on their own. Here... Read more
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Low Cost Ways to Reward Employees

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If you're like most small business owners right now, you'd like to reward employees for their loyalty and hard work, but you can't afford to hand out raises and bonuses.... Read more
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Building a Positive Vibe In Your Business

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Does your business have “drainers” – people whose negativity drains everyone else’s energy and drags your business down? Or, worse yet, are you a “drainer” yourself? 10 Ways to... Read more
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Commercial Real Estate Brokers for Chapel Hill Durham Area Businesses

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A list of local commercial Real Estate Brokers.   Commercial Real Estate Brokers Laura Kiley, President Kiley & Associates, Commercial Real Estate Advisors 919-942-... Read more
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Launching a New Business Vs. Buying an Existing One

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Should you launch a new business or start a new one? Here's a few pointers to help you figure it out. Read more
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Cashflow Forecasting Template

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Cashflow forecasting is one of the most important things your business should be doing. This template can help you get started. Read more

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