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Nov 14, 2019, 12:31 ET U.S. Shoppers Support Small Businesses

Small businesses keep money on Main Street, according to statistics gathered by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, in honor of National...


Nov 07, 2019, 10:10 ET SCORE and Facebook Partner to Support Veteran Entrepreneurs

This National Veterans Small Business Week, SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, is pleased to announce a new...


Oct 24, 2019, 10:10 ET Startup Small Businesses Struggling to Hire Skilled Staff; Turn to Contractors for Specialized Expertise

More than half of new entrepreneurs are hiring to support their first year of operations, but many cite difficulty filling job openings and finding...


Oct 21, 2019, 09:55 ET 2019 Startup Success Virtual Conference by SCORE Will Educate Thousands of Entrepreneurs

Thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country are scheduled to attend the Startup Success Virtual Conference, hosted by...


Oct 10, 2019, 10:10 ET Entrepreneurs Rely on Personal Savings, Second Jobs to Fund Critical First Year

Small business owners rely heavily on personal savings and income from another job to fund their first year of operations, according to original...


Sep 12, 2019, 10:59 ET Small Business Starts Strong, but Employment Lags

New entrepreneurs launch their businesses from a passion for their product or service, or a desire to be their own boss, and have significant...


Aug 08, 2019, 10:10 ET Small Businesses Stay Strong in America's Heartlands

Entrepreneurship remains strong in rural areas, despite a nationwide drop in self-employment over the past 30 years, according to data gathered by...


Jul 11, 2019, 10:10 ET Among Small Business Retailers, Brick-and-Mortar Thrives

Small retailer businesses make up 98.6% of all retail firms, and employ nearly 40% of all retail workers, according to new data gathered by SCORE,...


Jun 25, 2019, 11:04 ET 58 Percent of Consumers Use Voice Search to Find Local Small Businesses

More than half (58%) of consumers used voice search to find local business information last year, according to new data gathered by SCORE, mentors to ...


May 23, 2019, 12:04 ET 98.6% of American manufacturing companies are small businesses, struggling to hire

98.6% of American manufacturing companies are small businesses, and 75.3% of those businesses have fewer than 20 employees, according to new data...


Apr 17, 2019, 10:10 ET One-Third of Small Business Owners Lack a Retirement Savings Plan

SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, has published an infographic highlighting small business owners' struggles to save for retirement, and...


Apr 11, 2019, 10:10 ET SCORE and SBA to Co-Host National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is co-hosting the second annual National Small Business Week Virtual...


Apr 04, 2019, 10:10 ET SCORE Portland, Maine Named Chapter of the Year by U.S. Small Business Administration

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, congratulates its Portland, Maine chapter on being named SCORE Chapter of...


Apr 02, 2019, 10:10 ET SCORE Business Mentors Celebrate National Volunteer Month

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is celebrating the changemaking efforts of its 11,000 volunteers in honor...


Mar 14, 2019, 10:10 ET Local SEO Attracts More Customers to Small Businesses

SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, has published an infographic highlighting how small businesses can use search engine optimization (SEO) ...


Feb 21, 2019, 10:10 ET Small business owners look beyond college for training opportunities

Business owners are turning to training and education to spur business growth, according to data compiled by SCORE, mentors to America's small...


Jan 18, 2019, 11:53 ET Small Business Charitable Giving Produces Big Impact on Communities Nationwide

Small businesses donate 250% more than larger businesses to local nonprofits and community causes, according to data compiled by SCORE, the nation's...


Dec 06, 2018, 13:09 ET U.S. Businesses Raise $1.04 Billion through Crowdfunding in 2018, up from $915 Million in 2017

Small businesses are increasingly relying on crowdfunding, according to new survey data from SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert ...


Nov 15, 2018, 10:10 ET Millennial Women Start Small Businesses Due to Market Opportunity, While Baby Boomers Are Driven by Necessity

Women entrepreneurs start small businesses based on market opportunity, family considerations and necessity, according to new survey data from SCORE, ...


Nov 07, 2018, 12:45 ET Thousands of Entrepreneurs Slated to Attend 2018 Small Business Success Virtual Conference by SCORE

Thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners are slated to attend tomorrow's Small Business Success Virtual Conference, hosted by SCORE, the...


Oct 25, 2018, 14:11 ET Small Businesses Prepare for the 2018 Holiday Shopping Season

2018 holiday sales are predicted to remain strong for small businesses, with a continuing trend toward ecommerce, according to data compiled by...


Oct 11, 2018, 10:11 ET 43% of Cyberattacks Target Small Businesses

Almost half of all cyberattacks are directed at small businesses, according to data compiled by SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, in...


Oct 04, 2018, 10:10 ET SCORE, Mentors to America's Small Businesses, Announces Six New Members of Board of Directors

SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, is pleased to announce the appointment of six new members to its board of...


Sep 26, 2018, 10:10 ET SCORE Receives $476,500 Grant from Deluxe Corporation Foundation

The Deluxe Corporation Foundation has presented SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with a $476,500 grant to...


Sep 14, 2018, 10:10 ET SCORE Names Three Grand Champions in 2018 American Small Business Championship

Yesterday, SCORE, mentors to America's small businesses, recognized three small business owners for their extraordinary entrepreneurial success,...