Skip to main content

Original text

Powered by Google TranslateTranslate
Powered by Google TranslateTranslate
2024 District Chapter of the Year
SCORE Pinellas County

Get Free Expert Help to Start & Grow Your Small Business. 

SCORE Pinellas County is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed. We offer free personal, confidential mentoring and educational workshops virtually and in person. Serving St Petersburg, Clearwater and the Greater Pinellas County area.

Get Started, Find a Mentor

Rural Entrepreneurs Month

Rural Entrepreneurship Month celebrates the achievements of America's rural business owners. Rural entrepreneurs and their communities have faced unique challenges over the years, from limited access to resources to geographic isolation. SCORE is renewing our commitment to being part of the solution for these resilient business owners. We're here to give you the tools to meet and overcome any business challenge so that you can succeed in your rural enterprise.

Be sure to check out the Rural Entrepreneurs Hub for content and webinars created especially for rural business owners and SCORE success stories of thriving rural businesses like 4 Hill Farms!

Visit the Rural Entrepreneurs Resource Hub
Jim Mansfield and Wife, 4 Hill Farms
Upcoming Events
Elements of the Marketing Plan

Learn your target market, competition, business environment and how to write and implement a marketing plan.

Topics covered include:

• Who are the right people for my product/service?

• Where do I find these people?

• What's the difference between marketing and sales?

• Now that I have a blog, what do I write?

• How do I use Twitter/FaceBook/Blogging to attract customers?

• How do I get people to come to my site?

• Am I saying the right words to connect with my audience?

• Defining your target market


Speaker(s): Bob Gaynor, SCORE Pinellas County


Payments-Pipelines for Cashflow

This workshop covers a brief history of payment types, such as barter, currency, check, wire transfer, Debit/credit cards and Merchant Services. Along with an indepth review of modern payment processes, such as: Payment Gateways, Electronic Funds Transfers (EFT), Automated Clearinghouse (ACH), Online Banking, Peer to Peer Platforms (E.g. Paypal, Venmo, Square. etc), and also Cryptocurrency and future trends.

Speaker: David Everett, SCORE Pinellas County

PLEASE NOTE: The Greenhouse is going HYBRID for this workshop session! You are registering to attend IN-PERSON at The Greenhouse office

Man and woman in their new shop
SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

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. 

Visit SCORE for All
Two business people having discussion in cafe with laptop on table and a tablet in hand
Impact Your Community

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. 

Become a Volunteer
4707 140th Ave N, Suite 311
Clearwater, FL 33762

Copyright © 2024 SCORE Association,

Funded, in part, through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.

Chat generously provided by:LiveChat

In partnership with
Jump back to top