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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Jacksonville SCORE Local Resources

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

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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 Excel template to calculate your startup expenses, payroll costs, sales forecast, cash flow, income statement and 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

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Read more

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

A step-by-step list from the Entrepreneurial Growth Division JAX Chamber of how to start your business in Jacksonville, FL. Read more

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What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Travel & Entertainment Deductions

January 18, 2018

For many entrepreneurs, travel and entertainment (T&E) tax deductions can be a minefield. Certain expenses for business travel are deductible as long as they meet two criteria: They must be “ordinary and necessary” in the course of doing business, and they must be documented.

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How to Create More Effective Email Sign-Offs

January 5, 2018,

If your email inbox looks like mine, you’re bombarded with generic email after generic email every day. I get it — it’s hard to make emails sent by the hundreds or thousands feel personalized. Nonetheless, nobody wants to feel like a number.

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Can Online Focus Groups Help Increase Sales?

December 27, 2017,

Strangers to online focus groups sometimes assume they’re inferior to their in-person counterparts. The very nature of business today debunks this myth. Most interactions already happen through email or other text-based media, which convey ideas and emotions just as well as in-person conversations.

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How to Kill the Customer Service Game in 2018

December 14, 2017,

If you're a small business owner, the key to customer service is providing your customers with what they want, where they want it, when they want it, and how they want it. But small businesses don’t have to be Walmart or Amazon to reach the upper echelons of the omnichannel customer service realm.

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