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.

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Why 8 Companies Offer Free Shipping On Their Website

June 10, 2021,

To help you decide if you want your company to offer free shipping, we asked operation experts and business leaders this question for their best advice

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Laughing All the Way to the Bank

June 8, 2021,

Use laughter and humor to encourage customers to stay in your store longer and increase sales!

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How to Get a Business Loan

June 7, 2021

If you want or need to apply for a business loan, use these steps to understand the application process.

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Top Tips for Helping Your Small Business Survive a Disaster or a Crisis

June 4, 2021,

Natural disasters can be a nightmare for small businesses. These tips can help you get started by taking a step-by-step approach with the goal to survive and rebuild a business after any kind of calamity. 

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8 Ways To Convert Trial Offers To Paying Customers

June 3, 2021,

To help business owners convert trials into paying customers, we asked marketing strategists and business leaders for their best insights.

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Thriving as an AAPI Business Owner: Common Challenges and Solutions

May 31, 2021

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with real-world solutions to common challenges can make a real impact for AAPI business owners.

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Steps to Help Small AAPI Business Owners

May 28, 2021,

The Asian American and Pacific Islander community play an integral role in America’s small business economy. However, they are also the victims of discrimination. In this article, we explore five great ways you can support AAPI-owned businesses.

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7 Great Side Business Ideas for Veterans

May 26, 2021,

The skills veterans build in the military make them perfect for entrepreneurship when returning to civilian life. In this article, we explore seven excellent side business ideas for veterans.

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Small Business: A Brighter Future Ahead

May 25, 2021,

Small businesses seem to be emerging from the downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Dive into the results from the Bank of America 2021 Small Business Owner Report (SBOR), which surveyed small business owners in March 2021.

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Who Can Help to Prevent Future Ransomware Attacks?

May 21, 2021,

The recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline has prompted many businesses to re-evaluate how they protect their cyber assets.

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