SCORE, as mentors to America’s small business, is proud to bring you a practical workbook to help you pursue your business ideas. Small businesses in America account for 50 percent of the private work force, which makes personal entrepreneurship a vital component of the American economy. SCORE, in cooperation with The UPS Store, presents this guide for anyone who seeks to succeed with their business idea, turning their dream into a reality. SCORE and The UPS Store share the common goal to bring useful resources to entrepreneurs. This booklet is intended to be a concise primer on how to enhance your identification of your target customer and deliver. The following pages feature practical information ranging from pre-marketing ideas and starting as a home-based entrepreneur to shipping and outsourcing areas that will let you focus on doing what you love; running your business.

With nearly 4,400 locations, The UPS Store network is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed and has partnered with SCORE to make educational resources available to help you plan for success. You don’t have to go it alone. Great resources like SCORE counseling and this workbook can help. It’s about living your dream.

SCORE’s 13,000 volunteers give their time and expertise to help small businesses with confidential, free business advice. Founded in 1964, the SCORE Association has helped more than 9 million entrepreneurs build, expand, and protect their small businesses. You can find the SCORE office nearest you by going to

On behalf of SCORE, we are pleased to unite with The UPS Store to bring this resource booklet to entrepreneurs. We wish you prosperity and success.

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