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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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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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. Read more

Blog

Is Business Plan Software Enough?

April 6, 2015

Today’s powerful software products enable you to easily build a website, manage your finances, and even prepare and file your taxes. Not surprisingly, business plan software can help you craft the key planning document for your new small business, from writing the various section texts to making pro forma financial projections.

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Blog

8 Ideas to Start a Business Helping Seniors

August 14, 2018,

Are you looking for a profitable, affluent and growing market to target with a new business? You should think about creating a business for seniors.

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Blog

Summer is Almost Over – How Fit is Your Business?

Learn what reports and information will provide useful insight into whether your business is in shape to perform at its best the rest of the year.

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Blog

Why You Must Start Financial Planning Now

August 8, 2018,

Small business owners invest countless hours and capital to build and grow their business. For many business owners, their individual wealth is tied back to their business and their sole source of income.

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Blog

Ready to Start an Online Store? What to Consider Before Starting an Ecommerce Site

August 7, 2018,

Are you thinking of starting an online store? Ecommerce sites are a great way to make money, but there are many things to consider. Learn the top things to think about BEFORE you launch.

Safe + Sound Week
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Join Us for Safe + Sound Week, August 13-19

SCORE has partnered with OSHA in support of the Safe+Sound Campaign from August 13-19, 2018. Does your small business have a safety and health program? Read more

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