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Small Business Coaching to Help Grow Your Business

SCORE provides small business coaching to help grow your business. Read more
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Small Business Training, Seminars and Webinars

SCORE Minneapolis offers expert small business training, workshops, seminars and online webinars. Read more
Learn How to Write a Professional Business Plan
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How to Write a Business Plan

SCORE Minneapolis provides what you need to help you write a business plan. Read more
how to start a business
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How to Start a Business

Learning how to start a business in Minneapolis or anywhere can be exciting and daunting. Read more
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WS Brochure

This is the 5-17-2017 version of our website brochure. New Brochure 5-17-17_0.pdf Read more
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Client's Vendor Alternatives

Your SCORE mentor cannot be an expert in all fields.  This list is of resources and vendors which we have found helpful to supplement the knowledge of your mentor.  This list is no Read more
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SME Toolkit for Start-ups

This is a website that has a huge accumulation of articles, links, videos and audios for small start up businesses.  It is available in English or Espanol.  It has a distinct inter Read more
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Business Plan Elements

This is a simple three page outline of what should go into a Business Plan.  There are many templates on the internet, plus, when you use  PC software, like Business Plan PRO, the Read more

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IRS Small Business Help

The IRS has several websites to help various categories of taxpayers.  Their main website is www.irs.gov.   However, they specialize and have a section specifically for Small Busin Read more

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Guide to Creating a Business Plan

It takes several sessions on your PC to create a final Business Plan.  This set of PowerPoint slides sets forth a seven step plan to use your time most effectively. Read more

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