Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your Portland SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.
SCORE latest infographic, on part 3 of The Megaphone of Main Street Small Business Jobs Report, examines small business owner sentiments about the future. Read more
Although the simplicity and affordability of running a business as a sole proprietorship may have attractive perks, there are reasons why you might benefit from forming an LLC (limited liability company) or corporation instead.
Making the transition from “solopreneur” to “business owner with employees” brings opportunities for growth – along with new challenges. Read more
Through the years, I’ve learned a lot about sourcing goods and materials from overseas. While it does take some finesse, I can tell it you that it’s well worth the effort.