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SCORE San Luis Obispo
Serving San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Maria Valley

We provide FREE and CONFIDENTIAL one-on-one business counseling by phone, email, and in-person in San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Maria Valley. We also conduct workshops for both start-up entrepreneurs and seasoned small business owners.

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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. 

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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. 

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Entrepreneurs Succeed with SCORE San Luis Obispo Mentors

October Success Story Spotlight: Andrea Fine Portrait

Andrea received guidance from SCORE which set her on the right path in terms of creating a business plan and navigating the ins and outs of Facebook, emails, and nurturing clients.

"The thrill of seeing one's business grow dramatically is a remarkable, nearly unbelievable feeling. I'll be turning 75 next month and hope to continue to do this until I can't lift my 8 lb. camera anymore:'

Read More about Andrea's SuccessBrowse All San Luis Obispo Success Stories

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Upcoming Events
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How to Write a One-Page Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide
In this webinar, you will learn how to write a one-page business plan. You'll see the elements of the one-page business plan, including identifying the problem your business solves, your value proposition, your target audience and much more.
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Hacking the Instagram Algorithm
Have you wondered why Instagram shows certain things in your feed? Or have you tried to figure out how to get your content to show up better? This webinar will show you how to optimize your Instagram posts for the best visibility in the Feed, Stories, and Reels.
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The Magic of Follow Up
Look at a successful businessperson and you will usually find someone who has harnessed the skill set of the “follow up” whether they do it themselves, set up an automation, or have a team member manage the task.
Nonprofits 101

Typically, nonprofits are tax-exempt organizations, but they face many of the same demands as any for-profit business.
If you have been curious about the world of nonprofits, join us for this brief workshop.

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