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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Pasco-Hernando Useful Local Links

This is a page of links to local Chambers of Commerce as well as small business related agencies. Read more

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Business Plan Made Easy

So, you've got what you hope is a good idea for a small business. You may not need a formal business plan because you can mostly self-fund. Read more

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"Banker's Delight" Business Plan

At least in our territory, bankers are not interested in the extensive business plans discussed in most books or how-to's. Instead they just want the facts. Read more

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How to Really Start Your Own Business eBook

A workbook from The Company Corporation and SCORE that helps detail all the steps necessary to successfully start your own small business. Read more

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Simple Steps for Growing Your Business Workbook

SCORE is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. As part of that goal, we offer this educational resource to help you plan for that success. Read more

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When to Get a Small Business Loan

Borrow when you can, not when you need to! Read more

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Podcast: Behavior Selling

For effective sales, two facts stand out above the rest.  First, great salespeople build long-term relationships with their customers because people buy from people they like.  Sec Read more

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Current Technology for Small Business webinar

The Business Technology Program (championed by at&t) presents the narrated PowerPoint presentation in several modules detailing the features and benefits of myriad technology tools Read more

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Podcast: Pricing for Profit

“Pricing For Profit” is a lot more than just a catchy phrase. Many businesses set their selling prices by simply copying what their competitors charge. Read more

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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

This is a spreadsheet that can yield an excellent 12 month cash flow projection, an important tool for managing your business or preparing a business plan. Read more

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12-Month Profit and Loss Projection

Download this template to track your revenue and expenses so you can forecast your profits and losses for the next 12 months. Read more

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2016 Tax Preparation for Small Businesses

December 14, 2016

Do you know what documents you'll need to do your taxes? Did you claim all possible deductions and tax credits? Did you hire employees or independent contractors?

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