Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
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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

How To Use an Emergency Fund

SCORE mentor John Howie walks small business owners through which expenses to prioritize and other important factors when using your emergency fund. Read more


SBA Targeted EIDL Advance Grants: Do You Qualify?

Congress has allocated another $40,000,000,000 in EIDL grants (advances) in the new stimulus bill. Get advice on whether you qualify for these grants with an extended deadline. Read more


What’s “Hot” for Retailers

June 22, 2021,

The current state of retail is thriving. Pay attention to these trends and shifts in consumer behavior to rely on online shopping.