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Small Business Counseling ~ No Fees

Tap an experienced and confidential network of small business advisors available at no charge to anyone looking to start, expand or succeed in business.




Why Management Counseling

Avoid costly mistakes by tapping a local network of experienced business advisors available to you at no charge. SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business have been providing free business counseling to individuals for over 40 years. You may pose business questions online or find a local SCORE Chapter to arrange a face-to-face meeting with a business advisor.

How it Works

Formed in 1964, SCORE provides a public service to America by offering small business advice and training through a network of over 10,500 volunteer business counselors located throughout the U.S., as well as through offering local workshops on business topics.

SCORE is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide.

"How To" Support

With over 40 years of experience and over 10,500 experienced business professionals, SCORE offers a broad range of "How To" tips to support many aspects of your business start-up and growth objectives. Select from the following topics to learn more:

Special Needs

SCORE also offers resources by specific type of need as follows:

Business Tools

SCORE offers a range of business tools for you to use to help set the foundation for your business success:

10 Great Reasons to Use a Free Management Counseling Network

There are many reasons why seeking the advice of other business professionals can be helpful to your attaining your own business start-up and growth objectives...

  1. It doesn't cost you anything but your time
  2. SCORE counselors have often "been there, done that," which can help you to avoid mistakes and maximize efficiencies
  3. You can save time by working with an online mentor via email
  4. Use a broad range of no-cost templates and tools
  5. Use a broad range of business plan and financial templates
  6. Choose a mentor that best matches your business needs
  7. Network locally by meeting your local SCORE counselors
  8. Register at no-cost to access additional resources
  9. Network with others in the SCORE Community
  10. Live your dream as others helped by SCORE have

Where to Begin

Depending on your personal interests and needs, there are a few options for connecting with SCORE:

  1. Ask SCORE for business advice on-line
  2. Find a local SCORE Chapter
  3. Request SCORE Contact

About Your Educational Champion

SCORE "SCORE Counselors to America's Small Business is America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. As a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration and a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization, SCORE is dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses nationwide."

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