Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

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.

Getting Started with SCORE Los Angeles

Are You Ready to Start a Business? ​Are you an Entrepreneur? What to Expect and Not to Expect From a Business Mentor....and much more to get you started on your way to success. Read more

Business Plans

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Read more

Financial Projections

Finance & Business Planning Template Read more

Funding Resources

Looking for capital to start or grow your business? Check out local funding sources and guidance materials put together by SCORE volunteers. Read more

Permits & Other Business Information

SCORE Reference Card.  Many useful phone numbers and e-mail addresses for your business. Read more

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5 Tightwad Troubles to Avoid

Being a tightwad in the wrong places can damage your brand, demotivate employees, and cheapen your product or services in the eyes of customers.   Read more

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How to Do a Brand Audit

A brand audit is a checkup that evaluates your brand's position in the marketplace, its strengths and weaknesses, and how to strengthen it. Read more

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