Get the information you need to make smart decisions for your business.

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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Startup Roadmap

SCORE's Startup Roadmap outlines each step in starting a business with detailed information and resources. And with SCORE, you don’t have to do it alone.

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business is a five-part series of pre-business workshops to help clients reach a “go or no-go” decision for a start-up.

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Courses on Demand

Our on-demand classes allow you to learn at your own pace on a variety of small business topics.

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Recorded Webinars

Watch free webinars anytime! Did you miss a SCORE LIVE webinar? They are available to watch on-demand at your convenience. 

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Atlanta Organizations

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Organizations in the Atlanta metropolitan area that can help with mentoring and advice. Read more

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Atlanta Business Websites

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This is a short listing of Atlanta websites that can help you start your venture. Read more

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4 Things to Consider When Funding Your Startup

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Here are 4 questions you can ask yourself to find the right funding for your startup. 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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Target Market Comparison Worksheet

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Use this template to determine the differences between your target customers. 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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Startup Expenses

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Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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