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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New Fiscal Year, New Active Board!

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As the new fiscal year rolls in, we are excited to welcome our new BOARD that will lead the growth of the chapter with a positive impact on the local economy. Read more

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Small Business Resources

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Useful links to small business resources. Read more

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SCORE Keeps You Sharp

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You may already know that there is a resource right here on the Grand Strand that matches seasoned and certified subject matter expert consultants with small businesses. But did... Read more

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Small Business Economic Trends & SCORE

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Grand Strand SCORE provides services to small business owners who fall under three categories: Dreamers, Planners, and Doers. Read more

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Mentors: The Core of the SCORE

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The Grand Strand SCORE contributed to the growth of the local business community in Myrtle Beach Area via mentoring and business education. Read more

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Get to Know Grand Strand SCORE

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Did you know that there is a resource right here on the Grand Strand that matches seasoned and certified subject matter expert consultants with small businesses? Read more

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Grand Strand SCORE - Great Place to Apply Your Business Expertise

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The national SCORE organization, whose mission is to assist small businesses owners, announced its Chapters of the Year on February 24, 2022, and the local Grand Strand Chapter... Read more

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4 Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

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October 31, 2022,

Every October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year, the two organizations behind the international campaign — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) — are highlighting four key action steps that everyone can take to better protect themselves against cyber threats.

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Growth Strategies for Veteran Entrepreneurs

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October 31, 2022

While survival was the name of the game for many small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s entrepreneurs see a brighter future ahead. In Meta’s most recent Global State of Small Business report, small business owners in North America feel confident about surviving for at least another six months under present conditions. That’s good news for veteran-owned businesses strategizing how to grow to the next stage of success.

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Marketing Tips for Your Veteran-Owned Business

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October 26, 2022

Operating a small business comes with many challenges. And, as you well know, attracting customers is undoubtedly one of them today. According to the latest Global State of Small Business report from Meta, while business owners face fewer challenges than they did at the beginning of the year, “lack of customer demand” remains one of the “most prominent challenges.”

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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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