Get the information you need to make smart decisions for your business.

Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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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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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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How to Successfully Start a Business with the SCORE Startup Roadmap

The SCORE Startup Roadmap, sponsored by FedEx, is the perfect tool to start the journey to your new business. Read more

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Entrepreneur’s Guide: Starting and Growing a Business in Pennsylvania

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Entrepreneur’s Guide: Starting and Growing a Business in Pennsylvania is a 108 page booklet filled with current information about free services, check lists, helpful tips and... Read more

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4 Things to Consider When Funding Your Startup

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Here are 4 questions you can ask yourself to find the right funding for your startup. Read more

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SWOT Analysis Worksheet

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Download this worksheet to identify the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats for your business. This information can help you outline goals and strategies for your... Read more

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Sales Forecast (12 months)

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The sales forecast is the key to the whole financial plan, so it is important to use realistic estimates. Download SCORE's Sales Forecast template. Read more

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Target Market Comparison Worksheet

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Use this template to determine the differences between your target customers. Read more

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Job Analysis Worksheet

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Download this template to help you determine the responsibilities you will delegate and the essential qualities you need in your first employee. Read more

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Startup Expenses

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Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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How To Do Market Research

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In order to reach, connect with and sell to your target market, you need to have a firm grasp on who they are. Conducting market research will help you develop a fuller picture of... Read more

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Your Roadmap to Franchise Success

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This eguide is intended to be a concise primer on how to navigate your way to franchise success. Read more

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

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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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Securing Your Small Business

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While digital transformation offers many benefits, it also comes with many challenges. For instance, investing in technology also increases cybersecurity risks. AI and machine... Read more

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