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 80 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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Making Sense of Health Insurance for your Business

November 3, 2021, 12:00pm EDT

Health Insurance can be confusing and overwhelming!!

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November 4: 2021 Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business

November 4, 2021, 1:00pm EDT

Whether you work with a CPA or go it alone, learn which tax breaks apply to you and how to nail them down now before time runs out.

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November 9: Don't Fly with Blinders On - Data Fundamentals for Small Businesses

November 9, 2021, 1:00pm EST

If you aren't sure how to begin or take the next step in your analytics journey, this talk will help you get started and improve how you use data.

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How to develop your Unique Selling Proposition

November 10, 2021, 12:00pm EST

This presentation will help you discover the true potential of your company’s success

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November 11: Thinking About Buying A Franchise, Now What?

November 11, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Many individuals are realizing that franchise ownership could be the pathway to the American Dream. Not sure if franchising is for you? Join us to learn more!

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How to Transform your unique selling proposition into Leads through SEO

November 17, 2021, 12:00pm EST

This webinar will take your value proposition and your USP into the realm of SEO or Search Engine Optimization.

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November 18: Navigating Your Small Business through Financial Milestones

November 18, 2021, 1:00pm EST

From initial startup investments to deciding when is the right time to hire employees, business owners are constantly evaluating the impact of financial decisions.

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November 30: Work Smarter, Not Harder - How to Systematically DO the Highest Value Activities in Your Business

November 30, 2021, 1:00pm EST

In the face of competing demands for your time and attention, we’ll bottom line the way to actually DO “working smarter”.

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December 2: Win Customers With Your Website

December 2, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Learn the critical role your website plays in your online marketing strategy and how to get everything working together to achieve your goals.

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December 9: Conversion-Boosting Strategies: Simple Changes that Can Help Grow Online Sales

December 9, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Common reasons customers abandon carts and simple, strategic changes you can make – including user experience tips, returns solutions and more.

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In The News

SCORE Manasota Volunteer of the Year 2021

Jon Stuart - SCORE Manasota Volunteer of the Year Award Recipient. Learn More about Jon and Volunteering with SCORE Read more

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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

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How to get a Small Business Administration (SBA) Sponsored Loan

The SBA guarantees certain small business loans facilitating getting you the needed funds to purchase a small business or to grow it. Learn who qualifies to apply and receive 7(a... Read more