How SCORE Can Help Your Business

Learn how this nonprofit organization has been helping small businesses for over 50 years by providing mentorship and consulting services free of charge.   Websites: contact information

Working on your business development strategy is tough.  Sometimes you cannot go it alone and you need some help.  Where do you turn to find someone that is credible and knowledgeable that understands business?  This is exactly what today’s topic is about.  Learn how SCORE can help you devise your business development strategy to expand into government contracting.  SCORE is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping small business get started, grow and meet their goals through education and mentorship.  This organization has been helping small businesses for over 50 years.

SCORE is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  They have a network of over 10,000 volunteers and are able to deliver their services at no charge or at very low cost.  SCORE can provide the following:

With over 300 chapters, SCORE is able to hold events and workshops locally across the U.S. and its territories and match up entrepreneurs with local, volunteer mentors.

Where else can you go for business development assistance that has an organization of at least 10,000 volunteers and is free of charge?  Can’t get away from the office to attend a workshop then attend SCORE’s webinars that are available online twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.

How does your mentoring service work?

SCORE provides free business advice through their network of volunteers.  These volunteers are working or retired and are donating their time to help you succeed in business. You can meet with a mentor online or face-to-face in a chapter near you. SCORE’s mentors provide general business advice on every aspect of business planning, start-up, management, and growth.  What better way to finalize your business development strategy than have an experienced SCORE volunteer review your plan.

What can I expect from SCORE?

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SCORE volunteer’ goal is to use their expertise to help you make sound decisions for your business.

How can I maximize my experience with SCORE?

I encourage you to seek assistance from SCORE when establishing your business development strategy for government contracting.  The key is to find a SCORE volunteer that has experience in the federal marketplace.  Be sure to ask about their experience when setting up your initial meeting.  For more topics be sure to check out my blog at Byerly Enterprises. Until next week, be safe.