Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Economic Impact of a Pan-Pacific Unmanned Aircraft Systems Test Site

UAS represent a new industry that is set to quickly grow once new government regulations increase access to designated test sites and then to the National Airspace System (NAS),... Read more
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Viability of Business Enterprises for Rural Alaska Study

Establishing businesses in rural Alaska is hard but not impossible. Hundreds of businesses exist in rural communities around the state, and business owners have found ways to deal... Read more
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Alaska Forward Situational Analysis

Alaska's economy is challenged to provide quality jobs for the state's residents, cover the costs of government services, and build the economic infrastructure needed to be... Read more
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The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013

The complexity of today’s global economic environment has made it more important than ever to recognize and encourage the qualitative as well as the quantitative aspects of growth... Read more
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The Economic Impact of Interoir-based Alaska Native Organizations

Interior Alaska is home to over 70 Alaska Native organizations that bring jobs and money to the region and the state. While most people in the region have heard of Doyon, Limited... Read more
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2014 Alaska Housing Assessment

The purpose of the 2014 Alaska Housing Assessment report is to provide an overview of the housing characteristics in Alaska so that housing authorities, policymakers, funding... Read more
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Starting a Bed & Breakfast

Starting a Bed and Breakfast is a practical and easy‐to‐use guide to opening a bed and breakfast (B&B) business in rural Alaska. One of a series of handbooks developed to... Read more
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Starting a Rural Alaska Lodge

Starting a Rural Alaska Lodge is a practical and easy‐to‐use guide to opening a lodge business in rural Alaska. One of a series of handbooks developed to start new Alaska... Read more
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Writing Your Small Business Plan

Economic development is all about people. People are the reason we seek economic growth. People introduce the ideas and innovations that drive our economies. For many years,... Read more
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Starting an Ecotourism Business in Alaska

The purpose of this handbook is to help you think through the issues involved in starting an ecotourism business, and provide some tips for getting started. Based on the... Read more
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Starting a Small Restaurant

Starting a Small Restaurant is a practical and easy‐to‐use guide to opening a restaurant business in rural Alaska. One of a series of handbooks developed to start new Alaska... Read more

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