Veterans, Guards, Reservists

Selling to Bigger Companies


Have you been struggling to get your foot in the door of bigger companies? If so, you'll want to attend this session with Jill Konrath, author of “Selling to Big Companies” & “SNAP Selling”.

You'll discover:

- Why corporate decision makers want to do business with small companies.

Identifying Your Sales Strategy


This free online business workshop will: help you develop a sales plan that will achieve maximum results, walk you through the steps to implement your chosen strategy, provide a self-assessment and worksheet to put it all together.

Finding Happiness and Meaning at Work


Are you achieving the business succcess you want, or do you feel that you could be doing even better? Maybe you don't have your mojo. Mojo is the moment when we feel we’re ‘on a roll’, firing on all cylinders, and everyone around us senses it. Everyone can benefit from learning how to get Mojo, how to keep it, and how to get it back if you lose it. Get your mojo, sign-up for the webinar today, listen anytime.

You will learn:

Preparing a Balance Sheet


This free online business workshop will: explain the importance of a balance sheet, walk you through the steps of creating a balance sheet, and provide a sample balance sheet and worksheets to help put it all together.

Small Business Internet Security: What are the threats and how do I protect my business?


With your reputation, profits and customer data at stake, make sure your start-up business is fully protected.

Can your business afford to be just another cybercrime statistic? Join AVG, the small business security specialist for just 30 minutes and we'll tell you how to ensure your startup is fully protected.

As business use of the internet changes and grows rapidly, so too is the world of cybercrime. The Web has now become the medium of choice for cyber criminals with 99% of malware now delivered via the internet.

SCORE: Resources Transition Veterans into Entrepreneurs

Sun, 2014-04-06 11:02

Question: I’m a retired veteran, but am certainly not ready for the rest home. I would like to open my own small business using the skills I acquired during my military career, but I’m not certain how best to proceed. Can SCORE offer some guidelines?

Phil’s Old-Fashioned BBQ

Phil Bouchard
My Location
589 Elm Street
Milford NH
United States
Year Company Formed
How SCORE Helped

Phil Bouchard encountered numerous obstacles in getting his business up and running. Read his story in the Union Leader:

          I recently completed development of a new item for the pet industry and will be receiving
the first shipment of product shortly. Though my background is in engineering, I now need to go
out and sell the product to distributors. Any tips on how to become a successful salesman?

About the Author

          This column is brought to you by the Merrimack Valley Chapter of SCORE, with nearly
70 current and former business executives available to provide free, confidential, one-on-one
business mentoring and training workshops for area businesses. Call 603-666-7561 or visit for information on mentoring, upcoming workshops and volunteer
opportunities. SCORE is a national, non-profit organization and a resource partner of the U. S.
Small Business Administration.

Fresno Co. Veteran Becomes Inaugural Recipient of National Award

Thu, 2014-03-06 09:54

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A local disabled veteran was once told he was unemployable. So the Squaw Valley man and his wife created their own jobs -- turning his woodworking hobby into a successful engraving company. Now their efforts are receiving national attention.

An impressive Superman collection at Al Kroell's Squaw Valley home all started with a nickname: "Man of Steel." Because that's what Kroell is, after 53 surgeries.

"Due to a very bad accident when I was in the military I lost the use of both of my hands," said Kroell.

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