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How Much Cash Should a Small Business Keep in Reserve?

October 2, 2018,

Most financial experts recommend three to six months of operating expenses, but using this for every business in every situation is misleading.

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Is Your Small Business Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season?

September 27, 2018,

Our latest infographic, “Prepare Your Small Business for the Holiday Season,” highlights statistics, trends and tips for your small business to thrive during the holidays.

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15 Essential Sites for Women Business Owners

September 24, 2018,

Here are 15 of Rieva Lesonsky’s favorite online resources for women entrepreneurs.

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Mastering Instagram for Your Business

September 20, 2018,

If your business is not marketing on Instagram, you're missing a tremendous (and FUN) opportunity.

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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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SCORE and Sam's Club Announce the 2018 Winners of the American Small Business Championship

April 26, 2018,

Over 1,000 small businesses entered the American Small Business Championship to get personalized business training and a chance to win one of three $15,000 grand prizes. After judging and voting ended, 102 small businesses representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C. won. Meet some of the winners.

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What Makes a Family Business Successful?

March 22, 2018,

Are you the proud owner of a family-owned company? From succession planning to company culture, these family business tips and insights, based on stats from SCORE’s latest business infographic, will help you build a roadmap to success and increase the chance of transitioning into the next generation.

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The Four Biggest Barriers Holding You Back from Scaling Your Company

March 14, 2018,

Business owners are often stuck in the “work until you drop” model and cannot think about how to grow their businesses. Here are four common barriers that hold small business owners back from scaling their fledgling companies. 

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Small Business Owners in 2017: Overwhelmingly Optimistic

December 8, 2017,

Small business owners are overwhelmingly optimistic: 69 percent of respondents reported feeling optimistic about the next six months for their company.

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11 Tips for Handling Late-Paying Customers

August 16, 2017

For small businesses, one late-paying customer could mean the difference between success and failure. Not only are late payments a big problem for small business, but the problem is getting worse.

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