Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. 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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Nuts and Bolts: Turn Your Hobby In To a Business

June 23, 2016,

If you're going to turn your hobby into a legitimate business, you need to accomplish a number of tasks to get yourself up and running. Just like any other business, there are special filings to submit, accounts to be opened and laws that need to be checked.

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Finding an Idea for Your New Business

August 7, 2013,

If your business idea is something you're passionate about and something you know deep down you can do well, you are much more likely to want to work hard and devote the time and energy that all startups require.

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4 Steps to Brainstorming a Great New Business Idea

August 6, 2013,

Do you know you want to start a business, but you’re not sure what type of business you want to start? Or maybe you’ve got a vague idea you want to start a business in a certain industry—such as fashion, restaurant or automotive—but you are struggling to come up with a specific concept. That means it’s time to brainstorm a business idea.