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Sole Proprietor vs. Single-member LLC

September 5, 2018,

New entrepreneurs have a long list of to-dos when starting their businesses, including deciding their business structure. Learn the difference between a Sole Proprietor and Single-member LLC.

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3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Steer Clear of Startup Roadblocks

June 5, 2018,

Here’s a bit of not-so-surprising news: Startups fail. But what if a new business fails because it hits a roadblock it can’t bounce back from?

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Make Your Woodworking Hobby into a Business

December 28, 2017,

Having a hobby can help you unwind, energize you, be a conversation starter, and yes - even earn you some cash. Exactly how you can make money with your hobby can vary depending on exactly what your hobby entails.Here’s how to use your woodworking hobby to make money.

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Should You Incorporate Your Business in Another State?

November 27, 2017,

Since where you incorporate can have real ramifications for your company, let’s look at some of the myths and realities of out-of-state incorporation.

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Celebrate Young Entrepreneurs During National Entrepreneurship Month

November 3, 2017,

SCORE would like to highlight some of our talented younger entrepreneur clients, from millennials to pre-teens, during this special month.

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Bike Shop Rides Toward Success with Help from SCORE

October 27, 2017,

As David Sperstad learned more about the basics of small business ownership and the ins-and-outs of running a bike shop, he and his wife thought they might like to start their own shop.

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Starting a Business in a Small Town

October 3, 2017,

Small-town entrepreneurs benefit from a lower cost of living and less competition, but they may suffer from a limited customer and employee base.

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Essential Steps For Turning Your Hobby Into A Business

August 3, 2017,

Transforming your hobby into a profitable business can be accomplished when you do your due diligence and get your legal ducks in a row.

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The Truth About Franchising vs. Licensing in 3 Minutes

July 31, 2017,

An explanation of franchising vs. licensing, with advantages and disadvantages of each to help entrepreneurs make wise business decisions.

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Promoting Your Startup with Visuals

July 20, 2017,

We are just beginning to understand the power of visuals in content marketing - not just pretty stock images for featured images, but dynamic visuals that tell their own story.

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4 Tips for Aspiring Encore Entrepreneurs

Encore entrepreneurs start businesses for the first time as they near retirement age. Some are already retired, but seek a new path to help them feel reinvigorated in their older years.

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