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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Tallahassee Useful 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 Template for a Startup Business

Writing a business plan is an opportunity to carefully think through every step of starting your company so you can prepare for success. Read more

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Business Plan Template for an Established Business

Download our free business plan template for your established business as a Word doc. 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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Tallahassee Useful 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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Generation Z Is Working for Themselves…and Through the Weekend

October 18, 2018,

The youngest entrepreneurs, self-employed workers, and freelancers have a different mentality about time off than their older counterparts.

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Can Visitors Trust Your Website?

October 16, 2018,

When someone visits your website, do they feel safe entering their personal information? If a visitor doesn’t trust your website, they won’t trust you or your company.

The Top 3 Types of Malware Attacking Your Small Business
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The Top 3 Types of Malware Attacking Your Small Business

October 11, 2018,

Learn about the different types of malware that can affect your business and the precautions you should take to ensure you’re protected.

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Get Found Online with These 3 SEO Tactics

October 9, 2018,

SEO was once a specialized skill that required hiring a professional. Now, there are plenty of tools and tips you can use to improve your website’s SEO by yourself.

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5 Hats Every Solopreneur Needs to Wear

October 4, 2018,

Being a solopreneur means every job within the business falls on your plate, from hiring contractors to driving leads. Keep these tips in mind to help you succeed.

Infographic: Top Online Threats to Small Businesses
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Infographic: Top Online Threats to Small Businesses

Our latest infographic provides statistics on the top cyber threats on small businesses and how you can protect yours. Read more

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How Encore Entrepreneurs Can Manage Their Risk

October 3, 2018,

If you’re thinking about becoming an entrepreneur as a second act, this measured, level-headed approach is worth noting no matter what type of business you may want to start.

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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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Franchise Success Tips

Jania Bailey, CEO of FranNet, shares exclusive tips for franchise success. Read more

Is Your Small Business Ready for the Holiday Shopping Season?
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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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