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Greetings ,
Summer vacation is over, Labor Day has passed, school’s back in session and we’re in the homestretch of 2018. Fall is coming ... and so is winter. It’s time to bear down and close the year with a flourish, especially as it relates to your business, so we’ve got some outstanding material this month to help you finish strong.


Rested and raring to go, our workshop presenters come right out of the shoot in September, returning to the classroom with:

- How to Start Your Own Business

- Business Valuation: Do You Know What Your Business Is Worth?

- Financial Fundamentals

And don’t forget, our SCORE Success Pass allows you to attend an unlimited number of workshops over a three-month period for only $50!

Click here to see the schedule and/or register.

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COMPASS Now Available Throughout Southern New Hampshire

Thanks to a generous grant from The Provident Bank, COMPASS, Merrimack Valley SCORE’s free Business Assessment Program, is now also available to small businesses in the Monadnock and Seacoast areas. Since its launch almost two years ago, COMPASS has helped countless small businesses identify their strengths and weaknesses. Using a quick, easy, comprehensive and, above all, effective, online questionnaire, COMPASS probes your General Management, Finance, Sales and Marketing, Resource Management and Operations, delivering a report that not only tells you what you’re doing well and where you need help, but also provides a solid foundation for a SCORE mentor team to assist you.

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Our Sponsoring Partner Provident Bank

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Click here to learn about COMPASS and get your business moving to the next level of sales, profits and service.

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Stuff We Like

Many small businesses, especially in their early stages, struggle with the issue of establishing a sales force. One often overlooked solution is outsourcing your sales efforts, using manufacturers’ agents (also known as manufacturers’ reps). These dedicated professionals can be a cost-effective and highly productive answer, both short- and long-term. Learn more about how manufacturers’ reps work and how to find them in SCORE’s one-hour webinar How To Increase Revenue and Close More Deals by Outsourcing Your Sales.
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Negotiating for space to house your business is a critical element for your small business, but one in which few people have a lot of experience, especially when matched against sharp, knowledgeable landlords. Entrepreneur magazine's Criteria to Consider When Renting Commercial Space helps even the playing field a bit by providing a checklist of key items.
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We’ve repeatedly talked here in the past about the importance of incorporating video into your marketing efforts. We recently came across a terrific, three-minute video from Joe Walsh, CEO of Dex Media, How to Start Marketing Your Small Business with Video, that does an extraordinary job of covering the basics and simplifying the process. Take a look.

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Ask SCORE discusses the difference between sales and marketing.

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