In-person at Wilton Library. Social media is becoming increasingly important for businesses. Understanding the interests, preferences, and behaviors of your customers will help you to create content that resonates with them.
SCORE Fairfield County offers FREE business mentoring and workshops from experienced advisors, entrepreneurs, and corporate executives with diverse industry experience and specialties to help small business owners start, develop and grow their business.
Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Series
Led by successful business start-up entrepreneurs, these presentations portray the risk and reward of starting a business in today's competitive marketplace.
- October 18th: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Part 1
- October 25th: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Part 2: Business Concepts
- November 1st: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Part 3: Marketing Concepts
- November 8th: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business Part 4: Financial Planning
- November 15th: Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Part 5: Funding and Business Planning
The challenges of starting a business are immense. When navigating the many challenges of a new business, advice from somebody who has been through it all before becomes invaluable. And that’s where SCORE comes in! Learn more about how SCORE Fairfield paired with Rakesh Chandra, the founder of the Westport-based Windowful Creations.
Here's What Our Clients Say About How A Score Mentor Can Help Your Business!
Our mentors work with business owners and people working on starting a business. We embrace a diverse business community and welcome all to utilize our services. SCORE's services are always free, no matter how much assistance you need.
At its December 9th Annual Awards Ceremony, the Southern CT Black Chamber of Commerce recognized our chapter as the Business Advocate of the Year. Besides the plaque recognizing the chapter, the chapter received congratulatory citations from the City of Bridgeport, the office of Senator Richard Blumenthal, and the office of Congressman Jim Himes.
Thanks to Bill Pressley, our Co-Chair, Fairfield County SCORE, and the Black Chamber have been partners for about 5 years in doing in-person workshops.
We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.
SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All.
Since 1964, SCORE has educated and mentored more than 11 million small business owners and entrepreneurs. We're looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates.
Entrepreneurs Succeed With Score Mentors
Get to know our mentors. They represent a broad range of business experience, knowledge, and skills. They're ready to help you on your business journey.
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I enjoy mentoring and advising clients who are in business and want to grow and expand. I am an...
I"m expert in startups and grow ing small businesses. I am happy working with for profit businesses...
Leadership skills encompass direct marketing, catalog development, strategic planning, advertising...
This webinar will cover current and future trends in digital marketing, their differences and how these trends can be integrated into a marketing plan. Various digital marketing strategies and tactics will be addressed including SEO, SMM.
In-person at Fairfield Library. This session focuses on the importance of social media to build a successful business.
Emphasis will be on various social media strategies and how to effectively use them for growth in your small business.