Welcome to the SCORE Small Business Success Blog, where small business experts and mentors share tips, discuss trends, and provide advice on a wide range of topics affecting entrepreneurs in every industry.
10 easy-to-follow rules for conducting productive and effective meetings.
Which is better, corporation or LLC? Most of the time, the simple answer is this – an LLC. It’s simpler to form and it allows for the most favorable tax elections.
Businesses need mission statements to tell the public and especially their customers what it is the business does.
It takes more than a better mousetrap to be successful in business. The purpose here is to tell you what you need to be successful, in addition to the better mousetrap.
One of the early-developed lean tools, developed in the 1930s, is The 5 Whys. It is a problem-solving technique.
I have had an exciting, intense, and wonderful career as a management consultant and have worked with organizations around the world.
Companies using a calendar year to do their financial statements need to take this time of the year to do budgeting for next year.
If you don’t have customers, you don’t have a business. Who’s going to buy what you’re selling? Why buy your product, or service, instead of the competition?
As an entrepreneur, you put your heart and soul into making your business a success. So, ensuring your business is protected against the unexpected makes sense. That's where business insurance comes in. This article will help you understand the different kinds of insurance you can purchase and how they can help you mitigate risks.
Many business owners still struggle to find and keep employees, whether small businesses operate in-office (store or restaurant), virtually, or in a hybrid environment.
As the nation continues to operate at nearly full employment, keeping your staff happy and onboard is even more difficult. Several recent surveys of U.S. employees reveal some challenges small business owners face and how they cope with them.
If you’re a devotee of iPhones, it’s time to get excited—Apple just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones. Since the release of iPhones in June 2007, they have changed how we work and live.
Whether you’re a loyal iPhone user or a fan of Android, there is likely a lot you don’t know about how smartphones can improve your team’s efficiency and productivity.
Here are some tips for how smartphones can boost your business.
Starting a business in the next 12 months is a smart move, despite fears of a recession or inflation. Read this blog by small business expert Rieva Lesonsky to learn why.