Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. SCORE Jacksonville recommends the following resources to help you get started.

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SCORE Jacksonville Local Resources

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Jacksonville Handout

This guide offers local information on licensing, business structure, and other useful startup tips Read more

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Financial Projections Template

Download this financial projections template to calculate your small business expenses, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement, break-even analysis & more. Read more

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Small Business Basics

SCORE, “Counselors to America’s Small Business,” is proud to bring you a practical workbook to help you pursue your business ideas. Read more

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Business Planning & Financial Statements Template Gallery

Download SCORE’s templates to help you plan for a new business startup or grow your existing business. Read more

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Step-by-Step Listing: Guide to start your business in Jacksonville, FL

Step-by-Step Listing: Guide to starting your business in Jacksonville, FL Read more

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Jacksonville Business Journal

The Jacksonville Business Journal publishes articles from SCORE Jacksonville.  These articles are reprinted with their permission. Read more

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Jacksonville Business Journal

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The Jacksonville Business Journal publishes articles from SCORE Jacksonville.  These articles are reprinted with their permission. Read more

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FRANNET and SCORE Road Map to Success

Article Language: English

FRANNET and SCORE Road Map to Success - Let SCORE and FranNet be your guide for learning all the facts about having your own business. Read more

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Jacksonville Handout

Article Language: English

This guide offers local information on licensing, business structure, and other useful startup tips Read more

eGuide

Small Business Basics

Article Language: English

SCORE, “Counselors to America’s Small Business,” is proud to bring you a practical workbook to help you pursue your business ideas. Read more

eGuide

SCORE Jacksonville Local Resources

Article Language: English

SCORE Jacksonville recommends the following resources to help you get started Read more

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Prepare and Protect Your Small Business

Article Language: English
September 27, 2022

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. 

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What Do Employees Want? How to Attract and Retain Workers for Your Small Business

Article Language: English
September 27, 2022,

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.

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

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Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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5 Ways Smartphones Can Boost Your Productivity

Article Language: English
September 19, 2022,

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.

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 1: Economic Anxiety Persists

Article Language: English

Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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Should You Start or Grow a Small Business During a Recession?

Article Language: English
September 12, 2022,

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.

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