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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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Celebrating Success During Small Business Week

May 5, 2017,

May is an exciting month for SCORE since we celebrate Small Business Month and National Small Business Week April 30 through May 6.

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How to Bootstrap a Startup: 5 Things Not to Do

April 27, 2017,

If you avoid these major blunders from the start, your journey will be a bit less bumpy.

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Product Licensing for Beginners

December 23, 2016,

Have you ever wished your company’s product could reach exponentially more potential customers than those you’re already targeting? Licensing can take your small business and catapult it to a huge audience, but only if you do it wisely.

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The 3 Biggest Sales Mistakes that Small Business Owners Make

October 20, 2016,

Many small business owners are not natural sales people, and as a result, they tend to be vulnerable to a few key mistakes in the sales process. Here is how to fix some of the biggest mistakes.

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Google Advertising: What You Really Need to Know

August 18, 2016,

Here are tips on the latest Google advertising products for your small business and how to keep up to date on changes.

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