Templates & Tools

National Templates & Tools

Growing the Franchise
Mar 2011
You, the franchisee, have supported this system with your royalties and initial purchase price and it now will be one of your biggest assets as you decide to grow your business.
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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery
Jun 2011
These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing, and management templates & guides then get advice from a SCORE mentor for one-on-one assistance along the way.
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5 Tips for Promoting Your Bar or Restaurant With Facebook
Oct 2014
Download this article and the 5 must have tips for marketing your bar or restaurant on Facebook.
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The Three Things Your Business Plan Absolutely Must Have
Nov 2011
Business columnist Rieva Lesonsky outlines three things you need to consider in order to craft a fresh and effective business plan.
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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery
Jun 2011
These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing, and management templates & guides then get advice from a SCORE mentor for one-on-one assistance along the way.
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Finding Paradise: Build a Business, Not a Job
Apr 2015
For 20 years David Finkel has lived by the mantra of “build a business, not a job,” and his clients are converts that have seen annual growth of 32.4% annually. David’s company “Maui Mastermind”, helps business owners build sustainable companies they love owning. Read this interview to learn how David built an empire and how you, too, can grow your business while achieving work/life balance.
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Time to Celebrate You
Apr 2015
When I decided to start my own business, I had many of the same reasons most of you do (or did) for going out on my own. I wanted the freedom to make my own decisions on what work to accept and what to turn away, to set my own hours, and to create a good environment for my staff. As the song goes, I wanted it “my way,” and seven years later I’m still lucky enough to call myself an entrepreneur.
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How to Earn ‘Good’ Profits and Avoid ‘Bad’ Ones
Apr 2015
Most business owners consider a profit a profit. Those profits might be higher than expected or lower than expected, but all profits are generally believed to be “good” ones.
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Infographic: B2B Sales Calls
Apr 2015
Not all leads become sales
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7 Ways to Improve Your Sales Pitch and Sell More
Apr 2015
Here’s one thing that nearly all small businesses need to stay alive and grow – more business. But not all business owners and entrepreneurs have optimized their approach to a sales pitch. It takes more – in some cases much more – than simply laying out features and benefits, and then talking price. This applies to both B2C (business-to-consumer) and B2B (business-to-business) selling.  
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