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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Economic Downturn Coming? Do a SWOT analysis

Article Language: English
May 31, 2022,

SWOT analysis will help you be ready and focused for any downturn in the economy.

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Recession or depression, what are you betting on?

Article Language: English
May 5, 2022,

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.

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PARTNERING WITH OUR BUSINESS COMMUNITIES – THE LEARNINGS AND OPPORTUNITIES

Article Language: English
February 5, 2022,

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).

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SCORE Twin Cities Chapter Partners with Minnesota Africans United

Article Language: English
June 29, 2021,

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.

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Is Your Business Idea Feasible?

Article Language: English
October 14, 2020

This articles aims to show you how to evaluate your business idea.

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Is a Recession Coming? How to Prepare…Just in Case

Article Language: English
June 28, 2022,

Some people predict a recession is coming, while others dismiss the notion since the nation is essentially at full employment. But many small business owners are worried a recession is looming.

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Social Media for Small Business Owners: 11 Top Strategies

Article Language: English
June 23, 2022,

From responding to your audience to consistently posting content, there are several social media strategies for small business owners.

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9 Ways You Can Support LGBTQIA+ Owned Businesses

Article Language: English
June 21, 2022,

From providing monetary support to partnering with firms that support gender equality, there are several ways to support LGBTQ+-owned businesses.

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9 Items to Table Until Your Business is Making Money

Article Language: English
June 17, 2022,

When you are just starting the business, you begin to think about ways and strategies to quickly reach your goals - which can sometimes result in you spending more.

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The Emerging Impact of TikTok on Small Businesses

Article Language: English
June 14, 2022,

TikTok continues its upward trajectory. In the U.S., Apptopia reports TikTok was the number-one downloaded app—with 94 million downloads in 2021, up 6% over 2020. It is currently the sixth most-used social platform in the world.

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