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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Grow with Google Bootcamp Series Part 1-Intro to Google Analytics

August 10, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Grow with Google Bootcamp Series Part 1-Intro to Google Analytics

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August 11: Live Q&A - Expert Advice and Solutions for Black-Owned Business Challenges

August 11, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Join our National Black Business Month webinar as we celebrate with a panel of experts dedicated to answering your business questions.

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Small Business Retirement Plans - A Perk That's Easier and Less Costly Than You

August 17, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Small Business Retirement Plans - A Perk That's Easier and Less Costly Than You Might Expect

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August 18: Email Marketing Strategies to Propel Your Business Growth

August 18, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn fundamental and advanced email marketing techniques that will help you connect with more customers and grow your business.

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August 23: Three Key Principles to Help Your Business Work for You

August 23, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

What do you do when your business takes over your time and money? In this webinar, you will learn how to make your business work for you.

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Local Resources = Success for the Life Cycle of Your Business

August 24, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Local Resources = Success for the Life Cycle of Your Business

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August 25: How to Start a Business for Creative Types, Idea People, and Anybody with Passion

August 25, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Are you a writer, painter, carpenter, or have some other marketable talent? In this webinar, you will learn how to take your passion and start a creative business.

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Using Excel to Analyze Your Data – Including Pivot Tables

August 31, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Using Excel to Analyze Your Data – Including Pivot Tables

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September 6: Your Marketing Roadmap - Ask the Questions You Need Answered

September 6, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In part 4 of the "Your Marketing Roadmap" webinar series the floor is open to you to ask our expert your marketing questions.

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Understanding Financial Statements & Sustainability

September 7, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

Understanding Financial Statements & Sustainability

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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