Marketing: Plans, Strategies and Mix Marketing Plans (Part 1)

Small business owners that don’t take the time to learn how to market and develop a plan are not preparing for success. Marketing plans contain the following seven topics: Situation Analysis (Based on existing conditions) Prepare a Strengths – Weaknesses […]Continue reading «Marketing: Plans, Strategies and Mix Marketing Plans (Part 1)»

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Starting a Consulting Business

Why work 8 hours/day for someone else when you can work 16 hours/day for yourself? Overview This post highlights the personal issues to be considered in becoming a consultant. What does it take? The two biggest surprises for a consultant are: […]Continue reading «Starting a Consulting Business»

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Starting Your Own Business

Want to start your own business? Our best advice to you is “Be careful!” Why? Because more than half of new businesses fail in their first five years of operation. And, with that failure, the owner incurs a significant loss […]Continue reading «Starting Your Own Business»

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Tax Treatment of Business Start-up and Organization Costs

Ready to start your business? Be prepared to follow the tax codes from the beginning and not get yourself into hot water. Here are the details you must know from the start. When you go into what is expected to […]Continue reading «Tax Treatment of Business Start-up and Organization Costs»

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Granting Credit to a Customer

Should business startups consider granting customers credit? Discover the key areas to evaluate before making the decision. Download the brief. Granting credit to a customer from ScoreCinci Need help establishing guidelines? Your Score Counselor can be a great free resource. […]Continue reading «Granting Credit to a Customer»

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Sample Business Plans and Guidance

A business plan is not simply for obtaining financing or investors. Regardless of where you are in your operation, you need a business plan. It gives you a roadmap to follow, a measuring stick to help determine whether you are […]Continue reading «Sample Business Plans and Guidance»

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SCORE Women’s Networking Group – Vive la Difference!

SCORE Women Networking Group met March 23 and the spirited discussion reminded me of why SCORE is reaching out to attract diverse members and counselors in the first place – the value of many points of view and the particular […]Continue reading «SCORE Women’s Networking Group – Vive la Difference!»

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Cincinnati Women of Score

The women of score met the last Thursday of February. It was a small gathering (due to weather and traffic accidents) of current and prospective Score members, featuring a spirited and congenial discussion of Score’s mission and purpose and the potential […]Continue reading «Cincinnati Women of Score»

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Score Women Mentors

Have you ever wished for the chance to network with other Score women in our chapter? Your wish has been granted! SCORE women now have a forum for meeting other members and introducing potential new members at our monthly Happy […]Continue reading «Score Women Mentors»

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10 Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur

Being an entrepreneur is harder than it sounds. Being the boss may sound like the best job in the world, and it is; However a 60+ hour work week, with the buck stopping at you for EVERYTHING can loose its […]Continue reading «10 Characteristics of a Successful Entrepreneur»

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