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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One Page Business Plan Template

The one-page business model demonstrates that you have determined your product or service, understood the need and market opportunity, researched the competition, and determined... Read more

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Telling Your Company’s Story

It’s a fact that most companies are so focused on what they do that they often forget to take the time to tell the story about what they are most proud of. If what you’re doing... Read more
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Finding Out What Your Customers Think

Top-line sales results are an essential indicator of the health of a business, but this data on its own can’t be used to predict future account losses and churn. Obviously a loyal... Read more
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Protecting Your Downside

Entrepreneurs and small business owners need at least some insurance. Below are some common types of insurance with a description of each. Some are necessary or required by law;... Read more
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Funding Your Business

Getting Prepared Prepare monthly financial statements Profit & Loss Statements Balance Sheets Cash Flow Statements Track key measurement ratios A/R DSO, Inventory turnover, A/... Read more
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The Business of Aiken is Business

Aiken strives to offer quality services to residents and businesses throughout an extensive area around our city. While many cities find it difficult reaching a proper balance... Read more

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