SCORE in the News

Animal Lovers Turn Passion Into Profits - Kerry Duff

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Mon, 2012-11-05 08:43

Good Dog Naturally and The Scrubby Puppy in Covington has been serving tail-wagging treat lovers for eight years. The pet supply store, self-dog wash and grooming business is owned by North Shore residents Angela Sagona and Colleen McAuliffe, who started the business after Sagona’s golden retriever, Teak, passed away from thyroid cancer.

Want Success? Ask Before You Act. - American Liquid Waste Magazine - Jennifer Taylor

Date
Wed, 2012-10-31 13:15

Mark Lowenstein with the SCORE chapter in Cape Cod, Massachusetts shares some key questions he asks his clients when they are looking to make their business more successful.
 

 

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How To Find Your Money Zen - Catherine Clifford

Date
Mon, 2012-10-29 14:24

Running your own business will undoubtedly include some stressful moments. And for many entrepreneurs, those anxious times are often associated with managing the business’s finances. Here are some recommendations for things you can do to make your life as a business owner less stressful by becoming more efficient managing your finances.

Beer Line Cleaning Entrepreneur Ensures That Taste is Quality - Joe Taschler

Date
Mon, 2012-10-29 11:57

Caught in a job layoff when the nation's economy tanked, Willie Priaulx found a new career in a really lousy glass of beer.  A home brewer for 20 years, he decided on the spot to start the tap beer line cleaning business.

"Write a business plan. Ask a mentor. Ensure the product or service you offer is both unique and needed. Then, do it better than your competition," he said.

 

Janska's Erickson Breaks Mold for Older Entrepreneurs - The Street - Laurie Kulikowski

Date
Wed, 2012-10-24 16:39

One of the things I learned early on was to not be afraid to ask for help or to ask for advice. We did a lot of that. -Jan Erickson

SCORE Helps Disabled Veteran Improve on a Deal

Date
Mon, 2012-10-22 10:56

Two SCORE counselors worked with Army Airborne veteran Larry Curell to get him through the channels needed to obtain his service disabled veteran-owned business designations. "Both SCORE counselors continue to work with me on my business plan that has opened doors for me with the government and retail business sectors. I am one of three printers in the USA that has the service disabled-veteran owned small business designation."

 

The Economy's Biggest Risks- CNNMoney Small Business - SCORE CEO Ken Yancey

Date
Fri, 2012-10-19 10:58

'Many put things off waiting for certainty'- Ken Yancey 

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Into the Wild: Driving to Alaska at 65 to Start a New Life - Barbara M. Traynor

Date
Thu, 2012-10-18 09:07

In June, Next Avenue noted that the Center for Productive Longevity in Boulder, Colo., had launched the Inspirational Life Stories contest and the Later-Life Entrepreneurship Success Stories contest for people 50 and older. The nonprofit, which showcases the value of the 55-plus crowd, just announced its contest winners. The Most Inspirational Life Story essay by Barbara M. Traynor of Slingerlands, N.Y. details her journey across the country to start a new career of giving back.

 

Iraq War Vets Applying Tech Skills They Learned to Their Iowa Business - Dave Rasdal

Date
Mon, 2012-10-15 10:19

Under the bright light of a magnifying glass, Jake Long squints as he applies a screwdriver to the tiny parts of a Samsung cell phone. Beside him, Perry Graham chats with a customer on his HTC phone.  They are in the back shop of their business, Cedar Rapids Cell Phone Repair.

It’s a business that Long suggested the Jefferson High School friends try after each had finished a second deployment to Iraq. A business they’ve nurtured with assistance from SCORE, in particular counselor Jim Williams, himself a veteran.

SCORE Client Yamile Jackson -Top 20 Latino Innovator of the Year- TODAY SHOW

Date
Fri, 2012-10-12 14:26

SCORE is proud of our client Yamile Jackson- Nurtured By Design for being named an NBC Top 20 Latino Inovator of the Year.
 

Watch Yamile's inspiring story on NBC's Today Show here: 

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