Don't Face Your Business Challenges Alone!

We'll listen to your business challenges, analyze opportunities and offer business coaching. For free! We have over 70 mentors locally and hundreds of email mentors nationally who've "been there, done that". We know what you are going through!

Serving The Business Communities of Eastern Missouri and Southwest Illinois Since 1964

Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE St. Louis offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Find Your Mentor Today

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse the Library

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

Upcoming Online Webinars

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January 27: Getting the Most Out of a SCORE Mentorship to Help Your Business Soar

January 27, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Insights from SCORE mentor and mentee regarding mentorship, best practices for working with and becoming a mentor, and real-life challenge and success stories.

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Social Media Marketing: 2/2/2022

February 2, 2022, 11:00am CST
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Social Media Marketing: Get Found, Get Leads and Grow Your Business (Duration 1 hour)

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February 3: Ask the CPA 2022 - Tax Advice for Your Small Business

February 3, 2022, 1:00pm EST

The hour will be dedicated to answering your tax-related questions and concerns and offer tax advice you can implement throughout the year.

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How to Start and Manage Your Own Business: 2/5/2022

February 5, 2022, 9:30am CST
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Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? Then this workshop is for you. SCORE helps you on the path to success! (Duration 90 mins)

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February 8: Small Business Resilience - How to Sharpen Your Focus and Decrease Stress

February 8, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Bring your own chocolate as our expert presenter, using experiential learning, shows you how to build resilience in the ever changing business landscape.

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Digital Marketing Basics 2/8/2022

February 8, 2022, 12:00pm CST
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If you are new to Digital Marketing or just need a refresher, this fast-paced lunch-n-learn will help you get started to promote your business on the Internet. (Duration 1 hour)

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights 2/9/2022

February 9, 2022, 5:00pm CST
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Protect your valuable business ideas to earn the rewards you deserve. Learn: • What is a patent and what does it cover • What is patentable and what protection does it offer •...

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February 10: The 7 Secrets to Mastering Your Sales Pitch

February 10, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Engineer your sales pitch to ensure your value proposition is delivered to your customer every time, shorten sales cycle, and increase sales close rates.

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February 15: Grow Your Business Brand by Becoming a Self-Published Author

February 15, 2022, 1:00pm EST

By becoming a self-published author, you can bring attention to your brand, grow your business success, and be seen as an authority in your industry.

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Startup 101: 2/16/2022

February 16, 2022, 12:00pm CST
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You have a great idea for a startup business, but where do you begin?! This fast-paced lunch n learn will help you on your way. (Duration 1 hour)

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Video for your Small Business–it doesn’t have to be scary or expensive 2/17/2022

February 17, 2022, 12:00pm CST
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Videos have become an increasingly important part of today's marketing landscape. Learn how you can make videos an effective part of your business' marketing strategy. (Duration...

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Using Census Data to Grow Your Business 2/22/2022

February 22, 2022, 11:00am CST
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If you're looking for an edge to grow your business the U.S. Census Bureau has a number of tools that can help. (Duration 1 hr)

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February 22: Keys to a Successful Black Owned Business Startup

February 22, 2022, 1:00pm EST

If you're an entrepreneur with a good idea, join our live webinar to learn how to plan your start up business and succeed in your industry.

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Understanding Financial Statements: 2/23/2022

February 23, 2022, 12:00pm CST
Zoom meeting

This workshop provides a basic understanding of business financial statements, including accounting terms, their definition, and basic accounting rules. (Duration 1 hr)

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February 24: E-Commerce Technology - Level Up or Level Off?

February 24, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Expert insights on re-platform technology, shipping systems and solutions, and warehouse management options to grow your business

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Volunteer with SCORE St. Louis

Give back to small businesses

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

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SCORE for All

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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SCORE St. Louis awarded the 2020 Platinum Chapter Excellence Award

SCORE St. Louis awarded 2020 Platinum Chapter Excellence Award. Our chapter's excellence is a reflection of our volunteers and the clients we've served. Our volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges. We look forward to continuing our upward trend in serving small business owners and founders in our communities.

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Meet Our Sponsors

Commerce Bank
Fontbonne University
Frannet
Insperity
St. Louis County Library
Small Business Administration
Small Business Monthly

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