SCORE in the News

Remember Me?: Yearlong Marketing Strategies for Seasonal Businesses

Date
Thu, 2012-05-31 16:13

SCORE blogger Jeanne Rossomme shares tips for using email and social media to stay top-of-mind with customers throughout the calendar year.

 

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Optimism Reigns at National Small Business Week

Date
Wed, 2012-05-30 09:32

SCORE Blogger Rieva Lesonsky reflects on the mood and atmosphere at the 49th National Small Business Week in Washington, DC. 

'One Stop' Does It All For Free Confidential Business Counseling

Date
Tue, 2012-05-29 14:18

SCORE Ventura County’s major Business Expo and Seminars educate new, existing and future entrepreneurs about local resources to help get started in business the right way.

“The most important thing I learned today is to save yourself time, money, headaches, frustration, and not go into it on your own. Get help,” said Evelyn Davis of Oxnard.

 

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Small-Business Owner is Quick to Give Back

Date
Tue, 2012-05-29 11:47

SCORE Pittsburgh mentor Stephen Cohen started his business, Keystone By Design, with the help of SCORE before deciding to become a mentor himself and fulfill his life goal "to feel helpful to people."  Cohen advises small businesses to think of SCORE "as a free board of directors."

 

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SCORE Counseling Helps Small Businesses

Date
Tue, 2012-05-29 11:35

Small business owner Cheryl Newton approached Greater Hartford SCORE with basic questions about filing LLC paperwork and now recommends SCORE mentoring services to her friends and associates.

 

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Mentor Helped Lead Inventors to Patents

Date
Thu, 2012-05-24 10:26

Steve Greenfield - former SCORE client, current SCORE mentor and owner of Greenfield Patents Invention and Patent Consulting - has helped hundreds of SCORE clients obtain the proper patents for their inventions.

"I remembered how nervous I was when I first went to SCORE and [mentor Jim] McCormick gave me the courage to go for it. SCORE represented an opportunity for me to do the same for other clients," Greenfield said.

SCORE San Diego Helps Small Businesses Effectively Use Internet Marketing

Date
Thu, 2012-05-24 10:15

SCORE San Diego offers seven low-cost workshops to local entrepreneurs focusing on the most effective tools to create efficient online marketing strategies including email marketing, search engine optimization and social media.

Small Business Week Success Story: The Dogs Love Running! Pet Care Franchise SCORES Big

Date
Thu, 2012-05-24 10:03

John Reh, founder of Dogs Love Running!, recalls how SCORE mentors helped him start his enterprise and ultimately turn it into a franchise.

 

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How the 'Little Guy' Can Partner With Big Companies

Date
Wed, 2012-05-23 09:31

Three panelists from the “How Small Business Can Win Big with Large Companies” forum at National Small Business Week, including President of the SCORE Foundation Mark Dobosz, give advice for how to find and create such partnerships.

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Why Every Startup Founder Needs a Mentor - And How to Find One

Date
Mon, 2012-05-21 16:17

SCORE blogger Rieva Lesonsky explains why all startup founders can benefit from a mentor and how to find the right one.

“Why wouldn’t you want to learn from the experience of others?” says Bob Godlasky, a mentor and counselor with SCORE OC in Santa Ana, Calif. “There’s value in getting nonfamily, nonfriends' points of view. It’s amazing what we can’t see until someone with no particular bias reviews the same picture or the same data.”

 

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