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Your First Step Toward Business Growth: SWOT Analysis

Should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve. Read more

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4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

This webinar shares simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Marketing Plan - 2/13/23

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February 13, 2023, 7:00pm PST

So, you have an idea for a business. Now what? We can help you decide whether and how to proceed. The second segment of this four part series. This is a free live webinar series. Read more

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Sustainability and the Circular Economy: 10 Things to Improve your Environmental Footprint

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This webinar will cover some of the most impactful measures a small business can implement to move to a more circular, sustainable economy. Read more

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Website Planning 101

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Website Planning 101 Take your first steps to a website success! Read more

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Silicon Valley Small Business Resources

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View this list of recommended resources for small businesses curated by the SCORE Silicon Valley team. Read more

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Growth Strategies for Veteran Entrepreneurs

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October 31, 2022

While survival was the name of the game for many small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s entrepreneurs see a brighter future ahead. In Meta’s most recent Global State of Small Business report, small business owners in North America feel confident about surviving for at least another six months under present conditions. That’s good news for veteran-owned businesses strategizing how to grow to the next stage of success.

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SWOT Analysis Worksheet

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Download this worksheet to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for your business. This information can help you outline goals and strategies for your... Read more

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Job Analysis Worksheet

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Download this template to help you determine the responsibilities you will delegate and the essential qualities you need in your first employee. Read more

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How To Do Market Research

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In order to reach, connect with and sell to your target market, you need to have a firm grasp on who they are. Conducting market research will help you develop a fuller picture of... Read more

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Insight From Women in Business - Stories From Women Entrepreneurs

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October 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, we have invited business owners and SCORE mentors to share their journeys and answer your questions. Read more

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Prepare and Protect Your Small Business

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September 27, 2022

As an entrepreneur, you put your heart and soul into making your business a success. So, ensuring your business is protected against the unexpected makes sense. That's where business insurance comes in. This article will help you understand the different kinds of insurance you can purchase and how they can help you mitigate risks. 

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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Recession Resistant Business Types and Models

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September 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, our expert presenter will look at past recessions to determine business trends, types, and models best suited to resist future economic downturns. Read more

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