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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12 Resources to Help Independent Retailers Succeed

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July 21, 2022,

From synergizing with Google Map Pack to using social media, there are several resources to help independent retailers succeed.

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Consumers Have Changed Their Shopping Behavior; Can You Keep Up?

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July 13, 2022,

As if the last few years haven't been tumultuous enough for small business owners, you must also adapt to new consumer buying behaviors. Impacted by the still-raging COVID-19 global pandemic, inflation, and lifestyle stages, today's consumers have changed where and how they buy.

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11 Ways to Grow a Business Through Volunteer Work

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April 14, 2022,

From building camaraderie to inspiring word-of-mouth referrals, there are several ways that volunteering can help grow your business. 

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How to Ace Your Customer Service During the Holiday Rush

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September 21, 2021,

To help you thrive this coming holiday season, we'll share five tips to help you nail customer service in this article.

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Why 8 Companies Offer Free Shipping On Their Website

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June 10, 2021,

To help you decide if you want your company to offer free shipping, we asked operation experts and business leaders this question for their best advice

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Steps to Help Small AAPI Business Owners

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May 28, 2021,

Asian American and Pacific Islander community play an integral role in America’s small business economy. We explore five great ways you can support them.

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6 Ways to Secure Your Business from Customer Theft

Article Language: English
April 26, 2021

More than $13 billion worth of goods are stolen from retailers each year; use these six tips to prevent shoplifting.

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Workplace — Trends for 2021

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February 15, 2021,

Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the workplace are critical to the success of best-in-class organizations. Here we will highlight several areas where business leaders should focus their DEI efforts in 2021 to ensure that their organizations are characterized by fairness, compassion and equal opportunity.

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How to Incorporate Volunteerism at Your Workplace

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January 4, 2021,

Providing volunteer opportunities for your employees has benefits. Learn more about how you can build an Employee Volunteer Program.

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