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 75 volunteers to assist you with your business problem solving. We offer Education and Mentoring on a wide range of business issues. We are committed to achieving inclusion and diversity among our volunteers, staff, and Board to better serve our clients.

 

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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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May 24: You Created a Business Plan, Now What?

May 24, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

So you have created your business plan. Now what?. In this webinar, you will learn the next step, how to execute your business plan.

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Marketing Series – Part 3 of 4 – Email Marketing Secrets

May 25, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Marketing Series – Part 3 of 4 – Email Marketing Secrets

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May 31: How to Find Grant Opportunities for Your Small Business

May 31, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar you will learn about the small business grant landscape, the different types of grants, what you should consider and how to apply for funding.

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Marketing Series – Part 4 of 4 – 20 Tips to Increase Website Traffic, Leads, and

June 1, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Marketing Series – Part 4 of 4 – 20 Tips to Increase Website Traffic, Leads, and Sales in 2022

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June 9: Your Marketing Roadmap - Get in the Marketing Mindset

June 9, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In part 1 of the "Your Marketing Roadmap" webinar series you will learn the key principles you must know before leveraging your marketing tactics.

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June 14: Google Business Profile - How to Rank High On Google Local Search Results

June 14, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this session you will learn how to manage your Google Business Profile, optimization strategies as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

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June 16: The 5 Stages of Delegation to Energize Your Business Growth

June 16, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn how to regain work balance, create freedom and grow your business by delegating your workload and focusing on key tasks.

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June 23: How to Complete a SWOT Analysis - A Step by Step Demonstration

June 23, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

This webinar will provide a brief overview of a SWOT analysis along with an interactive live demonstration of an actual SWOT analysis with an attendee.

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June 30: The Basics of Tik Tok Digital Marketing

June 30, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn the essentials of TikTok digital marketing such as reputation management, website SEO and paid ads.

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July 7: Your Marketing Roadmap - Stop Selling and Start Educating

July 7, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In part 2 of the "Your Marketing Roadmap" webinar series you will learn the effectiveness of educating customers instead of trying to "sell" to them.

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Hairstylist Turned Full-Time CEO

My mentor, Rick, who had a previous business in manufacturing/trade, was the perfect SCORE mentor for my business. Personally not having a background in owning a business, Rick... Read more

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Business Model Canvas (BMC)

A business plan on one page that is essential for the understanding of your company's successful operations. Must have for all small businesses! Read more

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CA Law Firm Leverages SCORE to Mitigate Risk with New Channel

A California law firm implemented and executed a Google Ads campaign to bootstrap and scale its HOA legal practice in California and Florida. Read more