We recommend SCORE to many people who are thinking of starting an online business. SCORE can help you create a business plan and decide the best way to leverage your talent to grow your business. They will listen to you and mentor you. SCORE counselors can ask you the right questions that may help you to make the right decisions on how to start your own business online or on main street. Sometimes the right decision may be not to start the business you were thinking about. It's always a good idea to get an opinion from experienced business people. the best part about SCORE is the advice you get is FREE. It is a federally funded program to help small business. Go to www.score.org . The local chapter for SCORE on Staten Island is www.scoresi.org . This video will give you more information on how score can help you with you business.