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Suggestions for Start Ups and Those In Need of Financing

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A few salient tips from veteran SCORE mentor Colin Jones, Mentor Emeritus about traps to avoid and ways of saving money. Read more

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San Antonio SCORE Local Resources

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Starting a new business is a large undertaking. Fortunately, there are numerous excellent resources online and at your fingertips. San Antonio SCORE has compiled the following... Read more

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Starting a Business in South Texas

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Starting a business or non-profit organization is not a trivial undertaking. The following steps should only be undertaken after you have completed your business plan and obtained... Read more

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ACCION - Small Business Loans $200 - $250,000 - $5 Million

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ACCION Texas Inc. is a multi-state nonprofit organization that provides solutions to business owners’ financing needs. ACCION Texas Inc. offers business loans and consulting to... Read more

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The Need for an Accounting System

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What’s Wrong with Keeping my Records in a Shoebox or Why You Need an Accounting System Read more

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Employee vs. Independent Contractor

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Hiring an independent contractor or new employee is an important decision that every owner(s) will face at some point during the life of his or her small business. For many, the... Read more

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4 Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

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October 31, 2022,

Every October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year, the two organizations behind the international campaign — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) — are highlighting four key action steps that everyone can take to better protect themselves against cyber threats.

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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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Marketing Tips for Your Veteran-Owned Business

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October 26, 2022

Operating a small business comes with many challenges. And, as you well know, attracting customers is undoubtedly one of them today. According to the latest Global State of Small Business report from Meta, while business owners face fewer challenges than they did at the beginning of the year, “lack of customer demand” remains one of the “most prominent challenges.”

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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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Sales Forecast (12 months)

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The sales forecast is the key to the whole financial plan, so it is important to use realistic estimates. Download SCORE's Sales Forecast template. Read more

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