Business Plan Template for a Startup Business

To increase your odds of a successful business startup, download this step-by-step business plan template you can use to plan for your new business. Read more


Startup Expenses

Nearly everyone who has ever started a business has underestimated the costs, and then faced the danger of running with inadequate capital reserves. The key to avoiding this... Read more

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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Module 1 - Startup Basics

If you’re thinking about starting your own business, this module will teach you the basics. You will learn whether business ownership is right for you. Read more

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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: 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


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


Starting a Business in York County

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National Small Business Week Virtual Conference 2020

This event will include educational presentations and panel discussions that help both new and existing businesses to recover, adapt and innovate. Read more

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