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How to Successfully Start or Buy a Business in 2008

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Note:  While written in 2007, the principles in this article are timeless. New business trends make 2008 a year of great opportunity. If you want to start or buy a company, there... Read more
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Turn Annual Reports into Best-sellers

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The Annual Report is too often underutilized in the literature racks of public companies. While thoroughly and sometimes even artfully detailing yearly achievement, it frequently... Read more
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Know Your Market Before Developing a Marketing Plan

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In creating a marketing plan for your new product or service (i.e. a new thingamajig), assessment of the probable size and dimensions of the customer base you will target for your... Read more
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Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, and Non-Disclosures

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The following document is a collection of opinions from knowledgeable SCORE counselors.  By viewing this document, you indicate that you understand that this document is not legal... Read more
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Is Your Business Properly Insured?

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I.I.I. Provides Tips to Make Sure Your Business is Not Underinsured     Today, businesses face greater risks than ever before. In addition to such typical risks as theft and fire... Read more
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Opening a Small Import Business

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Question: I'm planning on importing wooden handicrafts from Central America, and I would like to know what the legal requirements are to open a small import business. --- Susan... Read more
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SBA Loan Application Guidelines

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Guidelines in Preparation of Proposal for SBA Financial Assistance Prepare financial statements (balance sheet and profit and loss statements) dated within sixty (60) days;... Read more
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Business Plan for an Established Business

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This business plan consists of a narrative and several financial spreadsheets. The narrative template is the body of the business plan. It contains more than 150 questions divided... Read more

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Competitive Analysis

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A simple template to get you started on a competitive analysis. Read more
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12 Month Cash Flow Statement

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This is a single-page Cashflow Statement utilized in our local chapter. It has a side-by-side comparison of monthly Actuals and Estimates for easy comparison. Read more
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12 Month Cash Flow Statement - Sample Childcare Center

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This is a multi-page "Sample" Cashflow Statement utilized in our local chapter's workshops.  It has been modified to include pages (tabs) for "Budget", "Actual", and "Variance". Read more
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12 Month Profit and Loss Projection

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A template for projecting 12 months profit and loss for your business. Read more

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