Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

And you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your Lake of the Ozarks SCORE mentor to get help.

Lake of the Ozarks SCORE           Business Resources

This section provides a wide variety of local, county, state and federal organizations to assist you in starting or growing your business.

Business Resources

Lake of the Ozarks SCORE             Business Tools

This section provides a wide variety of documents, templates, worksheets and tools to assist you with starting or growing your business.

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  These links can be your first step towards small business success. This section provides website addresses for local, county, state and federal organizations.  Use the... Read more
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Business Tools

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These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Use the templates below, then meet with a SCORE mentor for expert business planning advice. Business Planning... Read more
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Your New Post-Pandemic Business vs. Your Previous Career

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August 3, 2021,

Did you start a small business during the pandemic. Use these three questions to determine if entrepreneurship is right for you.

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The Great Resignation

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The massive migration from office to remote work during the pandemic has had a profound impact on how people think about their jobs. The result is a societal shift in what workers... Read more

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11 Reasons Why Family Businesses Fail

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July 29, 2021

From hiring objective leadership to establishing healthy boundaries, several suggestions may help you establish your family business as a thriving enterprise for years to come. 

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Consumer Spending Snapshot

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July 27, 2021,

As more of the country opens, many businesses expected customers to flock back. However, the 2021 Consumer Spending Snapshot shows that many consumers are still only buying the essentials. Here's what you need to know about this changing trend.

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How To Get Paid Faster: 8 Tips For Quick Customer Payments

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July 22, 2021,

From making the switch to digital invoices to accepting multiple forms of payment, several ways may help you collect your customer payments faster for years to come and the continued success of your business. 

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Checklist for a Healthy In-House Marketing Team

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July 20, 2021,

Does your internal team have what it takes to move your small business forward, or is it time to hire more staff or outsource marketing tasks? Let’s find out!

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Your Most Frequently Asked Software Questions, Answered

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July 19, 2021,

Software Advice Group Vice President Blake Clark answers the most frequently asked questions about software.

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