Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Richland County Economic Development Asset Map

In Richland County There are programs and organizations every day dedicated to the creation of a vibrant and sustainable regional economy. The Resources Map is a detailed... Read more
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Minding Your Business - Registration Form

Click on "Download Guide" to download form and register for the Hamilton Insurance Minding Your Business Small Business Insurance Seminars Read more
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North Central Ohio SCORE Local Resources & Useful Links

Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your finger tips. North Central Ohio SCORE has compiled the... Read more

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Why 8 Companies Offer Free Shipping On Their Website

June 10, 2021,

To help you decide if you want your company to offer free shipping, we asked operation experts and business leaders this question for their best advice

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How to Build and Use an Emergency Fund for Your Business

Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. Learn how much money to keep in your emergency fund, how to build it and when to use it. Read more

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Laughing All the Way to the Bank

June 8, 2021,

Use laughter and humor to encourage customers to stay in your store longer and increase sales!

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How to Get a Business Loan

June 7, 2021

If you want or need to apply for a business loan, use these steps to understand the application process.

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Top Tips for Helping Your Small Business Survive a Disaster or a Crisis

June 4, 2021,

Natural disasters can be a nightmare for small businesses. These tips can help you get started by taking a step-by-step approach with the goal to survive and rebuild a business after any kind of calamity. 

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8 Ways To Convert Trial Offers To Paying Customers

June 3, 2021,

To help business owners convert trials into paying customers, we asked marketing strategists and business leaders for their best insights.

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How to Build an Emergency Fund

Financial experts often recommend individuals have an emergency fund to use for unexpected expenses and setbacks. Read more

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Thriving as an AAPI Business Owner: Common Challenges and Solutions

May 31, 2021

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with real-world solutions to common challenges can make a real impact for AAPI business owners.

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