Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. 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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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... Read more

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Small Business Manufacturing

Manufacturing operations can be conducted by a small business, especially in our area. New companies face the daunting task of developing a business plan, acquiring capital,... 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. A practice that... Read more
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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

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How to Create a Business Plan

Understand the business plan elements The first step of creating an effective business plan is to become familiar with the typical elements by looking at the question “What is a... Read more
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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.  It is comprehensive and covers virtually... Read more

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Email Trends 2021

November 24, 2020,

Email marketing is one of the best ways to communicate with your customer base. Learn email tips and tricks for the holiday season and 2021 in this blog article.

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