Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Rockland SCORE Mentor Advice

Check out our informative mentor articles to help you with your business! Read more


Franchising Basics

Understanding the basics of franchising may be just what you need to take that next step. Read more


Selling Your Business

Thinking about selling your business? Strategies to consider to help you successfully value and market your business. Read more


Valuing a Franchise for Resale

The four most common methods for determining your franchise value for a resale. Read more


The Sublease Provision

Understanding the sublease clause is important before signing. Consult with your attorney or real estate broker for clarification. Read more


Do I Really Need to Plan?

This time of the year is usually busy for small business owners. Last month, we covered actions to consider for year-end tax preparation. This is a planning component. This month... Read more


Social Media is Now Mainstream

Not so long ago the words social media used to be a term that people spoke about to impress friends and to start a conversation about additional ways to brand their business, make... Read more


Is Your Website Really Working? 4 Ways To Tell

Having a website is an absolute essential for today’s business owner. Your website is where customers will look first when they’re trying to find out information about your... Read more

Commercial Lease Pitfalls

Understanding the additional expenses beyond the lease payment is important to calculating your income potential. Read more


Human Resources Basics for Small Businesses

So you’ve established a successful business!  That also means that you have been doing “ALL” the work managing and running your company. Are you are now thinking about hiring and... Read more