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Data Report

The Megaphone of Main Street: Startups, Fall 2019

SCORE’s fall 2019 “Megaphone of Main Street” data report focuses on the challenges facing startups, companies which have been in operation for less than a year. Read more

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Best Practices for Building a Winning Website

Is your website a good representation of your company, or does it miss the mark? Learn what to consider and implement as you build or update your website. Read more


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Cash is King: Cash Management Best Practices

Small businesses should be managed with a focus on cash flow, not income or other financial measures. SCORE mentor Hal Shelton answers cash management questions. Read more

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SEO - Search Engine Optimization

An optimized website is crucial for running a competitive business in today’s electronic world. Youngstown SCORE happily offers its small business clients free SEO advise so they c Read more

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Toyota Production System (TPS)

The Toyota Production System, or TPS, is an integrated lean manufacturing system, developed by Toyota, that institutes its management  philosophy and practices. Read more
eGuide

Who should create a business plan?

The real question isn’t “Who should create a business plan?” but “Who shouldn’t?”  Every company truly needs a detailed strategy on how they expect to succeed, or they are rolling Read more

eGuide

What is a Business Plan?

The simple definition of a business plan is that it is a roadmap for how you are running or how you intend to run your small business. Read more

Blog

Benefits of Buying a Franchise

November 13, 2019

One can start a business from scratch, buy an existing one or become a franchisee. Is franchising a good option for you?

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