Get the information you need to make smart decisions for your business.

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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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Download SCORE’s easy-to-use business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more. Read more

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How to Successfully Start a Business with the SCORE Startup Roadmap

The SCORE Startup Roadmap, sponsored by FedEx, is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business. A SCORE mentor can be your guide along the way. Read more

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SCORE Central VA Resources

We maintain a library of business information at our chapter office. We also maintain a list of links that our clients find informative for their business needs. Read more

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Local Professional Services

Local professional services from SCORE Central Virginia. On this page you will find local resources for accounting, bankers, food processing, legal assistance, website development... Read more

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Ask SCORE

Comprehensive list of business questions and answers. Read more
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Starting a Business in Charlottesville

Steps to starting a business in Charlottesville and local resources that will make the process more simple. Read more
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Consumer Spending Snapshot

July 27, 2021,

As more of the country opens, many businesses expected customers to flock back. However, the 2021 Consumer Spending Snapshot shows that many consumers are still only buying the essentials. Here's what you need to know about this changing trend.

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How To Get Paid Faster: 8 Tips For Quick Customer Payments

July 22, 2021,

From making the switch to digital invoices to accepting multiple forms of payment, several ways may help you collect your customer payments faster for years to come and the continued success of your business. 

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Checklist for a Healthy In-House Marketing Team

July 20, 2021,

Does your internal team have what it takes to move your small business forward, or is it time to hire more staff or outsource marketing tasks? Let’s find out!

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Dominating Your Industry by Becoming an Online Expert

July 14, 2021,

Building an audience online is all about delivering valuable, relevant, and compelling information to a particular group of people consistently over time. Use this article to get your strategy started.

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