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.
There is a plethora of free business advice in the universe but sorting through to find the best content can be tedious. The SCORE Twin Cities Chapter recently spoke with entrepreneur and SCORE Workshop presenter Melissa Harrison. She shares some hacks to focus on the best use of your time
When SCORE client Adrian Dragomir-Daescu from Rochester, Minnesota learned about the Ukraine invasion, he used his skills as a former military medic to help make an impact.
What’s your bet on the economy? The economy is currently experiencing a lot of bumps in the road. The author identifies an approach to provide you with options to take for your business in this environment. These options are identified through looking at your business in the worst case and most likely case scenarios, and using your financial statements as a tool to help you develop a plan to execute the option you decide to go with. In the end, the author reinforces that SCORE is here to help you work through these unknowns and to help you and your business not only survive but also to thrive.
The SCORE Twin Cities Chapter has over 140 volunteers that have an ongoing commitment to extend free education and mentoring to all our business communities including women and people of color. SCORE Twin Cities is working with Minnesota Africans United (MAU) and Northside Economic Opportunity Network (NEON).
A new partnership with Minnesota Africans United (MAU) will focus on supporting the African immigrant community with their ambitions to start and own businesses and to improve trade between Minnesota and African countries.
The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Southern Minnesota. Local volunteers in the area who recognize the power of storytelling are working to amplify the voices of minority and immigrant entrepreneurs. Through a forum called “Entrepreneurship for All.”
Increase your sales this holiday season with our eight easy tips.
Every October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year, the two organizations behind the international campaign — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) — are highlighting four key action steps that everyone can take to better protect themselves against cyber threats.
While survival was the name of the game for many small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s entrepreneurs see a brighter future ahead. In Meta’s most recent Global State of Small Business report, small business owners in North America feel confident about surviving for at least another six months under present conditions. That’s good news for veteran-owned businesses strategizing how to grow to the next stage of success.