Live your dream. SCORE Manasota can help. You do not have to go it alone...

The Manasota Chapter of SCORE covers Sarasota and Manatee counties on the west coast of Florida. We have over 90 volunteers to assist you with your business problem solving. We offer Education and Mentoring on a wide range of business issues. 


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Free Mentoring

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Mentoring can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email

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Local Workshops and Meet Up groups

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, low-cost educational workshops and Meet Up groups that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

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Free Resources

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

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Analice sus Fortalezas, Debilidades, Opportunidades y Amenazas y Actúe sobre los Resultados

Recuerda la última vez que usted documentó sus fortalezas y debilidades, y analizó sus oportunidades y amenazas? Después de Covid-19 muchas de esas premisas han cambiado. Este... Read more

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How to Transform your Unique Selling Proposition into Leads through SEO - C0116

This free webinar will take your value proposition and your USP into the realm of SEO or Search Engine Optimization. We will walk you through the process of creating a keyword... Read more

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Identifying YOUR Prospective Customers --- and Keeping Them! - C0116

This free LIVE Stream presentation will introduce you to the various ways you can develop an effective and meaningful prospective customer profile for either your existing or... Read more

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A Comprehensive Guide to The CARES Act Financing Available for Small Businesses

Through the CARES Act, the federal government is offering $377 billion to small businesses under several programs due to the coronavirus outbreak. Read more


Digitally Transform Your Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Why should small businesses accelerate their digital transformation during the coronavirus pandemic or any down time? Read more

Small Business Resilience Hub

SCORE is committed to helping businesses like yours through the unprecedented challenges from the coronavirus outbreak. Read more