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- Industry Norms & Financial Ratios
- Locating Your Business
- Minority & Women Owned Businesses
- SCORE at Rockville Memorial Library
- Small Business Assistance & Counseling
- Online Business Training
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- Human Resources
- Contracting & Procurement
- Accounting & Bookkeeping
- Patent, Trademark, Copyright
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