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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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

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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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Generation Z Is Working for Themselves…and Through the Weekend

October 18, 2018,

The youngest entrepreneurs, self-employed workers, and freelancers have a different mentality about time off than their older counterparts.

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Can Visitors Trust Your Website?

October 16, 2018,

When someone visits your website, do they feel safe entering their personal information? If a visitor doesn’t trust your website, they won’t trust you or your company.

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The Top 3 Types of Malware Attacking Your Small Business

October 11, 2018,

Learn about the different types of malware that can affect your business and the precautions you should take to ensure you’re protected.

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Get Found Online with These 3 SEO Tactics

October 9, 2018,

SEO was once a specialized skill that required hiring a professional. Now, there are plenty of tools and tips you can use to improve your website’s SEO by yourself.

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5 Hats Every Solopreneur Needs to Wear

October 4, 2018,

Being a solopreneur means every job within the business falls on your plate, from hiring contractors to driving leads. Keep these tips in mind to help you succeed.

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