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Attracting, Hiring, and Keeping Good People

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There are basically two kinds of people—those who justify failure and those who know success. On which kind of person would you stake the future of your business?          Your... Read more
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Insuring Your Business

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Before starting the business you should thoroughly investigate business insurance. Often, small businesses ignore the importance and necessity of insurance until they have... Read more
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Understanding Taxes

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For any type of small business, different types of federal, state, and city taxes must be paid. Records must be kept that provide information needed to determine your tax... Read more
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Accounting for Your Business

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Good record keeping — a constant and detailed knowledge of expense, income, and profit or loss — is the first step toward the profitable management of your business.  Download... Read more
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Financing Your Business

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Financing is one of the most important aspects of starting a new business. Your ability to provide and raise adequate capital will determine the fate of the business venture.... Read more
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Structuring Your Business

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The legal structure of your business can take four basic forms:  Sole Proprietorship Partnership ("Limited" or "General") Corporation, S or C class Limited Liability Company (LLC... Read more
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Marketing Your Business

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As you determine your business potential you should ask the following questions: Is there a need for your business? Will your business be able to survive the competition?  Once... Read more
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Taking the Necessary Steps to Get Started

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Now that you have read this guide, do you still feel that having your own business is what you really want to do? If the answer is yes, here are some steps you should take to help... Read more
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Are You Ready to Start Your Own Business

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One of the first steps that you should take before deciding to go into business is to determine why you, the prospective business owner, want to go into business. Have you... Read more
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Turning Your Idea into a Business

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Should I Start My Own or Buy an Existing Business?  The purpose of this publication is to help you start your own business. There are alternative ways of going into business, for... Read more
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Introduction

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One of life's most exciting and rewarding challenges is owning your own business. It is as much a part of the American dream as owning your own home. Small business owners... Read more
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San Luis Obispo SCORE | Business Tools

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Use the templates below, then meet with a SCORE mentor for expert business planning advice. Read more

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