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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Lincoln SCORE: Who Are We

October 29, 2017

Who is Lincoln SCORE? Find out in this blog post.

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Featured Mentor: John Sinclair

August 25, 2017,

Perhaps one of the most interesting aspects I have found in being a mentor in SCORE is the fact that every individual who comes to us is truly ‘unique’ in terms of both their particular business situation as well as their vision of where they want to go with that business concept. Each SCORE mentee has realized that asking for assistance is not something to be embarrassed about…… just as clients would come to our architectural office realizing that they needed help to turn their program & space needs into a physical reality.

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What’s “Hot” for Retailers

June 22, 2021,

The current state of retail is thriving. Pay attention to these trends and shifts in consumer behavior to rely on online shopping.

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The Best Ways to Support Other Small Businesses Right Now

June 21, 2021

Use these simple ideas and strategies to support your fellow small business owners right now.

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The Changing State of the Office

June 15, 2021,

As the country reopens, it's important to bring employees safely back to the workplace. Keep these things in mind as your employees come back to work in person.

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Why 8 Companies Offer Free Shipping On Their Website

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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Laughing All the Way to the Bank

June 8, 2021,

Use laughter and humor to encourage customers to stay in your store longer and increase sales!

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How to Get a Business Loan

June 7, 2021

If you want or need to apply for a business loan, use these steps to understand the application process.

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Top Tips for Helping Your Small Business Survive a Disaster or a Crisis

June 4, 2021,

Natural disasters can be a nightmare for small businesses. These tips can help you get started by taking a step-by-step approach with the goal to survive and rebuild a business after any kind of calamity. 

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8 Ways To Convert Trial Offers To Paying Customers

June 3, 2021,

To help business owners convert trials into paying customers, we asked marketing strategists and business leaders for their best insights.

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Thriving as an AAPI Business Owner: Common Challenges and Solutions

May 31, 2021

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with real-world solutions to common challenges can make a real impact for AAPI business owners.

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