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End-of-year checklist for small businesses

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December 20, 2021,

There is still time! Guest expert Megan Sullivan offers a checklist to ensure you complete end-of-year tasks for your small business.

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Never Buy Instagram Followers and Likes!

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December 8, 2021,

Skip the popularity contest and focus in on developing a loyal, genuine following. Guest expert this month, Marcie Wolf, owner of Abuzz Creative, offers suggestions and warnings about developing your following on Instagram.

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How long should your business plan be?

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November 22, 2021,

Paul Krecke, a volunteer business mentor with SCORE’s Tip of the Mitt chapter, has a business background in clothing retailing and commercial real estate. To request SCORE's free and confidential mentoring services for small businesses, call (231) 347-4150 in the Petoskey area or (989) 731-0287 in the Gaylord area.

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Quality Content in your Marketing

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November 14, 2021,

Content marketing-- entertain, educate and inspire your customers. Guest expert Sarah George shares ways to use the 3 C's of Effective Marketing to develop material that fits your business and ideal client

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Beginning to End Christian Bookstore

“The beginning stages of planning or just thinking about opening a business can be overwhelming for anyone. It was for me. When I was introduced to SCORE, they let me know that... Read more

Autumn Brown
Owner, Beginning to End Christian Bookstore
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Doing Good is Good Business

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October 17, 2021,

Guest expert Margo Johnson shares tip for expanding ways small business owners can give back to our community.

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What is Your Business Missing by Not Having a Website?

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October 10, 2021,

Why you need a website. Guest expert Marcie Wolf discusses how your business will benefit from maintaining your website.

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The Key to Smart Business Decisions

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October 6, 2021,

As a small business owner, fall is the time to review your financial and tax situation says CPA David George. Read his advice to creating a team and what to review now.

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The Importance of Online Reviews in Today's Small Business World

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September 23, 2021,

Good reviews will lead to more customers. Read these tips from SCORE mentor Tracey Dryovage for getting Google reviews that as part of your strategy to improve your SEO, increase clicks to your website and win more customers.

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Your Insurance Agent Should be on Your Team

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September 7, 2021,

For small businesses, finding the right insurance agent is important business decision. Expert Ashley Whitney offers tips for making your agent part of the team.

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So You Want to Start Your Own Business

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August 18, 2021,

Guest expert and SCORE mentor Kevin Christman sums up the 10 steps what you need to complete before starting your own business.

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Are Your Employees an Asset or a Liability?

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August 10, 2021,

SCORE mentor Bill Collins offers tips for changing the mindset of employees as liabilities and focusing on employees as assets.

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