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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5 Social Media Landmines When Applying for a Job

Article Language: English
May 9, 2022

Are you portraying the hirable you? If not, it’s time to make some changes.

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Chairman Dick Milon's Recovery and Marketing Plan

Article Language: English
May 4, 2020

COVID 19 Recovery Plan by Richard Milon, Chapter President, SCORE No Arizona Chapter - It is important that as business owners we have prepared our business and employees to promote a high degree of CONFIDENCE to the customer so they will feel welcome and safe from the virus

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Traveling the Rivers & Oceans to success with SCORE

Article Language: English
August 16, 2017,

Just as rivers and oceans ebb and flow, businesses grow, recede and then expand again. And, as we devise and plan dams, control waterways and build aqueducts, businesses require planning, creative thinking and help as they develop.

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SCORE – Mentoring Northern Arizona’s small businesses for 33 years

Article Language: English
June 15, 2017

Everyone needs a little advice now and again, a nudge in the right direction, someone to bounce ideas off or provide a helping hand. This is exactly what small businesses have had since 1984 through the mentors who volunteer for Northern Arizona SCORE – and best of all, it’s for free!

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Small Business Crowdfunding Do's and Don'ts

Article Language: English
June 15, 2017

Crowdfunding is a collective online effort that can not only expand your professional network but introduce your business to potential customers. The Local has grown, has a steady clientele and is a successful business, with the start-up help from Kickstarter.

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SCORE: English Garden Tea Room, from dream to reality through mentoring

Article Language: English
March 6, 2017

“SCORE,” she thought. “What’s that?” She clicked, filled out the request for a mentor and then began the journey to turn their dream into a reality.

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Moving Your Small Business Forward

Article Language: English
February 13, 2017

I’ve been in business for a few years and now would like to expand what I offer. I’m not sure how best to do this and wonder what SCORE can provide toward this move and how much this will cost. Or, in other words, what can SCORE do for me?

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How to Make the Most of Independent Retailer Month

Article Language: English
July 4, 2022,

From reaching out to your local media to starting a “retailer of the year” award, there are many ways to make the most of independent retailer month.

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Vegan Distribution Q&A

Article Language: English
June 30, 2022,

AAPI Entrepreneur, Vegan Founder, and Animal Lover Shares Their Advice for Business Success

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Is a Recession Coming? How to Prepare…Just in Case

Article Language: English
June 28, 2022,

Some people predict a recession is coming, while others dismiss the notion since the nation is essentially at full employment. But many small business owners are worried a recession is looming.

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Social Media for Small Business Owners: 11 Top Strategies

Article Language: English
June 23, 2022,

From responding to your audience to consistently posting content, there are several social media strategies for small business owners.

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