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The 4 WHYs of Public Relations
Public relations can be a confusing marketing tool. Because it combines news and sales, you have to create a story that is newsworthy in the eyes of a journalist. It's not as hard as it sounds. This article will help. 
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Become a SCORE Volunteer
Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses.

 

Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

As a SCORE Volunteer You Can:

  • Share your success and expertise through mentoring
  • Lead workshops and seminars
  • Provide online or telephone mentoring directly from your home or office
  • Serve in a leadership capacity with SCORE
  • Serve in another capacity at SCORE (Marketing, IT, administration, finance, fundraising, HR, etc.)
  • Have flexibility with your volunteering time
Webinars
Increase Your Revenue with SEO

July 5 @ 12 p.m.
How much revenue is your business generating from SEO?
This webinar will show you how small businesses are using SEO to increase revenue by six figures and how you can too.
Use Tax and You - What Businesses Should Know About Florida's Most Misunderstood Tax

July 12 @ 1 p.m.
What is Florida's use tax, and when is it due?
This webinar will guide you through the facts about sales tax and how it could affect your business.
Out do Your Competition by Optimizing Your Online Search Listing

July 19 @ 12 p.m.
Is your business getting noticed on local search?
This webinar will demonstrate how to optimize your Google My Business listing and other local search strategies.
Too Many Hats? How to Juggle the Different Roles of Owning a Small Business

July 26 @ 12 p.m.
Struggling to accomplish what you want for your business?
This webinar will help you focus on the hat that will positively impact your bottom line. Help you to focus your energy on what matters most.
Proactive Financing: Playing Offense vs. Defense When It Comes to Getting Funds

July 31 @ 12 p.m.
How can you be proactive in financing your business?
Join this webinar, to learn how proactive financing can take your business to the next level.
SCORE helps you succeed!
Check out one of our latest success stories.
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A Detroit School for Digital Technology (DSDT) was born out of founder Jamie Kothe's desire to use the Detroit tech boom to bring gainful employment to locals. After a lot meaningful work and dedication, DSDT is now impacting the local community. Kothe projects that 94 percent of DSDT graduates will find jobs or opportunities for further study in Detroit within six months of graduation.
 
How SCORE helped: Kothe says, "Having a SCORE mentor can help you to recognize holes or gaps in your business most small business owners have blinders too and not enough time to analyze."
 
Now Connect With Your Own Mentor
SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Because of this, our mentoring services are free, regardless of the number of times you visit a mentor.

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Mission, Vision, and Values
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. We have been doing this for more than 50 years.
 
Because our work is supported by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and thanks to our network of 10,000+ volunteers, we are able to deliver our services at no charge or at a very low cost.
 

Find out more about our Mission, Vision, and Values.

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