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Business Valuation Rules of Thumb

Business brokers and other professional intermediaries use business valuation rules of thumb to help sellers price their businesses for sale. These "rules" are very useful for... Read more

Selling Your Business

For a number of small business owners who may be ready to sell their companies, the past few years have been a time to cut unnecessary expenses, make ends meet and to patiently... Read more

Buying a Business

Starting from scratch isn't the only way to get started. Buying an existing business can help you hit the ground running. Here's what you need to know to find a great deal. When... Read more

Business Assessment Goal Setting

Before you can consider growth, you need to have a solid understanding of the current state of your business. The SCORE Business Needs Assessment helps you ascertain the current... Read more

Duct Tape Marketing

Duct Tape Marketing is the World's Most Practical Small Business Marketing Guide. Click to link to the revised and updated guide. Read more

Sales & Marketing Plan Software

Close more sales or get your marketing messages in front of the right people. From seasoned sales teams looking for an edge to small business owners who need dynamic marketing... Read more

Home-based Business Insurance

Anyone who runs a business out of their home, no matter how small, faces the same risks as any other company. You need insurance to protect yourself against those risks, whether... Read more

The Insurance Your Business Needs

Running any business comes with risks. So it's important that you protect both your business and your personal assets. That protection, however, comes in many different forms,... Read more

Where to Form Your Business

One of the unique features of incorporating or forming an LLC (as opposed to filing a DBA) is that you do not necessarily have to form the company in the State where you do... Read more

Basics of Business Structure

The most common forms of business enterprises in use in the United States are the sole proprietorship, general partnership, limited liability company (LLC), and corporation. Each... Read more

SBA Business Guide

Starting a business involves planning, making key financial decisions, and completing a series of legal activities. Download the guide to learn about the 10 essential steps to... Read more