A balance sheet, a profit and loss statement and cash flow analysis are critical.
Getting the media’s attention is only half the battle.
Small businesses don't need to spend more money to take advantage of technology.
Mexico offers Tucson small businesses a big opportunity to tap in to new markets
The most-asked question of SCORE Southern Arizona mentors is “Why should I have a business plan?”
A good employee handbook can be a valuable tool for your staff.
Why should you care about customers finding your small business online?
Getting public to notice a new site requires much work.
Young whippersnappers aren’t the only clients of SCORE mentors as more than 17 percent of the population in Pima County is 65 or older, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
In a community where relationships and networking are so important, it is natural for small businesses in Southern Arizona to add a Facebook page to their marketing strategy, especially if members of their target market also subscribe to Facebook.
One of the most commonly asked questions by clients of our SCORE mentors is “How do I get financing when the banks won’t talk to me as a startup?”
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, more than 30 percent of the firms in Pima County are owned by women.
All older generations seem to disparage the youngest generation and today’s millennials (ages 18-29) are no exception.
Entrepreneurial couples are quite common. Small businesses owned and run by couples provide the foundation for convenient and cost-effective business ventures when the marriage is sound.
Blogs (or weblogs) provide small business owners with ways to reach large audiences that their websites can’t do.
Thinking about buying an existing business rather than starting from scratch? One website, businessmart.com, lists more than 30 businesses for sale in Tucson.
Southern Arizona used to be part of Mexico before the Gadsden Purchase of 1854.
Ellen Kirton, director of MAC Small Business Development Center in Tucson, received the 2014 Arizona Small Business Development Center of Excellence award this month from the U.S. Small Business Association.
From windmills and adobe in the last centuries to solar and recycling now — green businesses aren’t new to Arizona.
With 42,100 businesses in Tucson and 11.9 percent of the population over 65, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, it seems reasonable that some local entrepreneurs may be selling their businesses.