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Recorded Webinar: Legal Boot Camp for New Businesses--Jan2021

Whether you are considering incorporating your sole proprietorship, currently have an LLC, or are creating an entirely new business, Small Business Legal Boot Camp will help you... Read more


Recorded Webinar: Bookkeeping--What It Is, Why You Need It

"My accountant says my business is profitable--why am I always broke?" Have you ever heard or said that? Accurate data of business expenses and income is important. Understanding... Read more


Recorded Webinar: Marketing 101-How to Grow the Business

Digital marketing is the rage, but a solid understanding of traditional marketing principles is still required to create an effective strategy for promoting and growing your... Read more


Recorded Webinar: Government Contracting

Learn how to register for government contracts, promote our business, find and win opportunities. Read more


Handout from "How to Start Your Own Business" Workshop

Basic Decisions/Analysis Organizing Your Business Marketing Your Business Financing Your Business Managing Your Business Research & Decision  Resources How SCORE can help  Read more

Help for Minority & Woman-owned Enterprises

There are excellent programs for helping Small business, and particularly assisting Minority and Women’s Businesses, both State of Virginia and Federal as noted below. However a... Read more


Non Profit Organizations

There are several factors that must be considered to establish a "Tax Exempt" non-profit organization in Virginia. Some of the requirements are as follows: Read more