Welcome to the SCORE Small Business Success Blog, where small business experts and mentors share tips, discuss trends, and provide advice on a wide range of topics affecting entrepreneurs in every industry.

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Why Do Many Startups Fail?

Article Language: English
April 25, 2022,

Learn 8 Common Mistakes Startups Make and how to avoid them.

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Financial Questions For A Startup

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March 22, 2022,

One of the questions I get asked when mentoring startup entrepreneurs is “How much money do I need to start my business?” While there’s no easy answer for how much money you’ll need, here are some questions you might ask yourself as you develop a startup budget.

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SCORE Volunteer Spotlight - Monique Walkes

Article Language: English
March 21, 2022

Monique joined SCORE as a volunteer in July of 2020. Monique is a veteran, having spent 22 years in the Navy (Thank You for your service!). Her motivation for joining SCORE was to give back to the community by sharing her knowledge in operating a business and helping others succeed.

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Pricing Strategy for Products or Services

Article Language: English
February 8, 2022,

Properly pricing your product or service is key to your business’ success or failure. Smart pricing strategy starts with understanding the market price, which is the average price charged by all your competitors & the price at which their product or service is generally valued in the marketplace.

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Riding the Small Business Roller Coaster

Article Language: English
May 24, 2022,

As we close out what some call “Small Business Month,” it’s a good time to check in on how small business owners feel and what they think about their future prospects.

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11 Questions To Cover During a Midyear Check-In

Article Language: English
May 17, 2022,

From asking about short and long-term goals to identifying top-performing employees, there are several questions to cover during a midyear check-in.

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9 AAPI Business Owners Share Their Secrets To Success

Article Language: English
May 12, 2022,

From adopting solid business practices to working with a goal-oriented mindset, there are several success secrets shared by AAPI business owners.

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Social Selling Success

Article Language: English
May 10, 2022,

Social media has increasingly become a more important channel for retail sales, so it’s even more an imperative to make social commerce a part of your sales strategy.

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