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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The Dos and Don’ts of Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

Article Language: English
July 27, 2022,

According to Business Jargons, an online business encyclopedia, it’s often harder to start a business in rural areas, due to several factors, including a lack of technical know-how and training. But the encyclopedia also points out that several businesses are particularly well-suited for those living in rural America.

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How To Get Your Product in Stores: 9 Tips From Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
December 4, 2020,

We turned to nine entrepreneurs who have “been there and done that” when it comes to successfully convincing stores to stock their products.

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8 Steps To Develop a New Product

Article Language: English
September 14, 2020

Learn from 8 pros, who have successfully developed & brought their products to market, the essential steps to an effective product development process!

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Protecting Your Ideas

Article Language: English
February 11, 2020,

Inventions aren’t all about scientific or mathematical formulas. Sometimes they’re just about the same entrepreneurial adage—find a niche and fill it.

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Keep Up with Trends by Diversifying Your Product Line

Article Language: English
June 20, 2019,

Change is a part of business, and success depends on adaptability. The best way to meet the changing needs of customers is to diversify your product lines.

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Inventory Management: Is It Time For A Change?

Article Language: English
June 8, 2019,

Poor inventory management can result in operational downtime and loss of business and revenue. Here's how to make changes to your processes.

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Developing the Right Product Mix for Your Small Business

Article Language: English
May 23, 2019,

New products promote business growth and enable business owners to respond to industry trends and consumer demand.

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Is Your Product Ready for Walmart?

Article Language: English
May 14, 2019,

Does your small business have what it takes to sell products to Walmart? Read how to prepare your pitch for their annual “Made in the USA” Open Call event.

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How to Profit From a Fad

Article Language: English
May 12, 2019

Do you know what is a fad, and how to profit from one? Learn how to study a fad's potential and act on it quickly.

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How Small Manufacturing Businesses Drive the U.S. Economy

Article Language: English
May 9, 2019,

SCORE's latest infographic, “Manufacturing & Small Business,” investigates how small businesses fit into the vast world of manufacturing.

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Product Sourcing Tips

Article Language: English
March 21, 2019,

Product sourcing (the first step in supply chain management) is getting your new product produced, packaged, and market-ready.

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