Congratulations on your decision to start a new business and welcome to the world of entrepreneurship!


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Now that we’ve gotten through all the above stuff, let’s move on to the next steps to get you on your way to becoming a sound small business. But remember the words of entrepreneur Vidal Sassoon:

“The only place where success comes before work is in the dictionary!”


This SCORE flash drive contains the eBook, How to Start or Grow Your Business in Tennessee, in addition to these other great resources at a cost of only $ 39.95 plus tax:

  • Nine business templates including P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash Flow Statements in Excel format
  • PowerPoint format of the SCORE Workshop, Start Your Own Business with helpful references
  • Credit Request Form
  • Sample Break-Even Analysis
  • License Requirement in Tennessee
  • Tennessee Requirements
  • Resource web sites for Business in Tennessee
  • 2014 Business Financial Resources

The SCORE flash drive will be shipped via postal mail immediately upon receipt of your order via PayPal or call the office at 865-692-0716 for other payment options you may prefer.

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