Help for Farmers and Ranchers from USDA and SCORE

Farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, entrepreneurs & small businesses can receive FREE mentoring, training & resources from SCORE & USDA. Read more

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Infographic: Rural Entrepreneurship

SCORE's latest infographic examines the benefits and challenges of running a small business in rural America. Read more

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Small Towns as Business Incubators

One of the most successful support structures for small business growth in small towns have been business incubators. Learn more. Read more

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Ask SCORE - October 2018 - Protecting Your Intellectual Property.

Ask SCORE             I have invented a device that improves the efficiency of home heating systems. I would like to discuss potential relationships with large furnace... Read more
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Ask Score - May 2017 Doing Business Globally

I own a small medical supplies manufacturing firm and am beginning to think about selling overseas. I have never done this before and am not sure where to start. Any assistance... Read more
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Ask Score - March 2017 Protecting Your Small Business From Hackers

Just about every week I read about another large corporation being hacked and having its data stolen. I operate a local funeral home. Should I be worried about such things? Read more
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Ask Score - February 2017 - Marketing Metrics

About a year ago, my carpet cleaning business began using social media in our marketing. Though our revenues have improved, I am inundated with more statistics than I could ever... Read more
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BizIQ Radio

Podcast on BizIQ Radio : Don Byrne and Andrea O'Brien speakwith Jeff Rapson of SCORE. This show originally aired August 6, 2016. http://www.podbean.com/media/player/embed/postId/... Read more
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Purchasing and Leasing Options

Ask SCORE             I’m going to be setting up a new dental practice when I graduate this year. The equipment companies all offer both purchase and leasing options.... Read more

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Getting Customer Feedback

Ask SCORE             I’m thinking about adding some new products to my retail pet supply business, but before doing so would like to get feedback from my customers as... Read more

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Disaster Planning

Ask SCORE             Hearing daily about not only natural disasters but also about political unrest and terrorism, what can I do to protect my business from the effects of... Read more

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