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From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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SBA Coronavirus Relief Options

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more

Grow With Google Digital Readiness Series

SCORE is proud to announce a partnership with Grow with Google and the International Downtown Association (IDA) to launch a four-part free digital readiness series designed to... Read more

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Analizando el Flujo de Caja

Información sobre cómo preparar un análisis de flujo de efectivo. Read more


Getting your customer back with Covid-19

Customers will not return until they feel safe returning to your business. These are some practical steps to make them feel safe. Read more


Summary of SBA Economic Disaster Loans

SBA’s Economic Disaster Loan Information Eligibility – Any small business operating in an eligible business allowed by the SBA and most non-profits that do not have available... Read more

Adapting to Customer Needs Post COVID-19

Business owners with products and services that align with customers’ needs fare best in the marketplace. But customer needs are ever changing. What once was seen as a big deal... Read more

Pandemic Financial Survival Guide

The Covid-19 pandemic has greatly disrupted our lives and our businesses, both large and small. Small business owners must take some immediate action, but also need to consider... Read more

Legal & Practical Aspects of Forming a Business

Checklist of the various things that need to be done to actually create your own business. Read more

Mid-Florida Business Resource Handout

Contact info for organizations at the city, county, state, and federal level which may be useful to entrepreneurs in Marion, Lake, and Sumter counties. Read more

Why 8 Companies Offer Free Shipping On Their Website

June 10, 2021,

To help you decide if you want your company to offer free shipping, we asked operation experts and business leaders this question for their best advice


How to Build and Use an Emergency Fund for Your Business

Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. Learn how much money to keep in your emergency fund, how to build it and when to use it. Read more