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16 Steps to Starting a Business While Working Full Time

posted on September 30, 2015 by SCORE Chapter 87 posted in SCORE 87 Post

Do you dream of being your own boss? If you want to start a business, but aren’t quite ready to give up your job and its accompanying security, salary and benefits, don’t worry; you don’t have to. Working full time doesn’t have to mean giving up on your entrepreneurial dreams. In fact, starting a business while working full time is a great way to test the waters of entrepreneurship and gradually grow your startup into a full-time business.

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Today’s Customer Service Is the Key to Tomorrow’s Growth

posted on September 24, 2015 by Tom Hellman posted in SCORE 87 Post

Customer service is one of the most important ways a small business can distinguish itself from competitors. You have the unique opportunity to connect directly with your customers, furnish the products or services that meet their needs, help them with problems, and follow up after the sale. This generates more than just sales; it also creates relationships that will not only keep those customers coming back, but also lead to referrals and new business

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Home-based Biz overcomes death

posted on September 02, 2015 by Tom Hellman posted in SCORE SUCCESS STORIES

ORMOND BEACH, FL — Eagle Spring Filtration is a water-filtration business that supports any residence or business that relies on municipally treated water. The company not only sells complete filtration systems in the U.S., but it also developed a simple, low cost filter for Third World nations in need of proper drinking water.

In 2010, owner Stephen Dann passed away suddenly. Stephen’s wife, Sharon, recognized the need to continue Stephen’s work and took over the business. Unfortunately, she knew nothing about the day-to-day operations and did not have previous business experience.

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