Basically SCORE, Counselors to America’s Small Business, is a worldwide organization of over 12,000 experienced business advisors. It’s been affiliated with the U.S, Small Business Administration for forty years. But more important---
SCORE offers you FREE business counseling by men and women who have had successful careers as executives or business owners. Your counselors meet with you personally, confidentially---and as frequently as necessary to define and analyze your problems; then help YOU find the solutions.
How SCORE Can Assist You?
Here are just a few of the ways SCORE counselors are helping thousands of business entrepreneurs like you:
- Reviewing alternative ways to secure financing
- Acting as a “sounding board” for ideas and concerns
- Providing guidance on where and how to obtain assistance and data
- Suggesting marketing, promotional and sales approaches
- Resolving organizational and staffing issues
What You Can Expect From Your Local SCORE Chapter
- Personal counseling and mentoring at the SCORE office, your premises, or elsewhere.
- Also offered are workshops on business start-ups and other topics critical to growing a company.
- The respect and confidential advice of professional business men and women.
- Practical ideas from people “who have been there” and made a success of it.
- Counselors who are experts or have access to experts on most business issues
- Non-confrontational discussions---like talking to trusted friends and family.