SCORE is your destination for free business templates, e-guides, checklists, blogs, infographics, videos, tools and other helpful resources to help you start and grow your small business.

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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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COVID Resource

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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SCORE San Diego Local Resources

Access a library of resources provided by SCORE San Diego. Read more

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SCORE San Diego Local COVID Resources

Find resources, provided by SCORE San Diego, to help guide your business through the pandemic. Read more

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It's Who You Know

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Text Message Marketing

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Crowd Funding Information

Basic definition of crowd funding plus information about some sources of crowd funding. Read more

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Advisory Board - How to Form

An advisory board is an informal group. In general, a three to five person board will likely meet your needs. Read more

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Understanding Your FICO Score

This document explains the importance of your credit score, the method used in its calculation, how it's used and how to obtain a copy. Read more

Data Report

The Megaphone of Main Street: Unsung Entrepreneurs

SCORE's "The Megaphone of Main Street" data report delves into the entrepreneurs that you don't see in the headlines such as immigrants, women, and veterans. Read more

Blog

Why Small Business Owners Need to Start Taking Design More Seriously

May 5, 2021,

The competition for attention has never been fiercer, and small businesses need to use every tool at their disposal to stand out. Investing in effective design presents a significant opportunity for you to differentiate yourself.

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The Post-Pandemic Workplace: 3 Options To Consider

May 4, 2021,

With restrictions easing many people are returning to offices. We break down the different options for bringing your employees back together.

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