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!

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Pride Month

SCORE St. Louis is proud to provide mentoring and resources to help LGBTQIA-owned businesses in our community succeed. If you’d like to make a difference for local entrepreneurs, apply to volunteer today!

Learn more about how SCORE helped Karen Foley and her non-profit, Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition.

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National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month. Part of planning for a disaster or crisis is to prioritize the health and safety of your employees.

Find more resources for business safety guidance, tips and step-by-step plans to manage workplace health and safety.

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Juneteenth

June 19th is #Juneteenth!

SCORE St. Louis is helping address the unique needs of Black entrepreneurs in our community with the resources and support they need to thrive. Visit our free online resource hub, SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs.

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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How to Start and Manage Your Own Business: 7/9/2022

July 9, 2022, 9:30am CDT
Zoom meeting

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 2 hrs)

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Digital Marketing Basics 7/12/2022

July 12, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
Zoom meeting

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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LinkedIn: Grow Your Connections and Grow Your Business: 7/13/2022

July 13, 2022, 11:00am CDT
Zoom meeting

LinkedIn is a great resource for B2B connections and professional relationships. On this site you can manage your professional identity to build and engage with other...

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What Every Small Business Owner Should Know About SEO: 7/19/2022

July 19, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
Zoom meeting

What Every Small Business Owner Should Know About SEO is targeted to new website owners who want to know if Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is important to them (Yes!) and how to...

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Startup 101: 7/20/2022

July 20, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
Zoom Meeting

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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eCommerce & Shopify: 7/27/2022

July 27, 2022, 6:00pm CDT

Do you want to sell your products or services online? Shopify has become one of the best ways to transform your idea into an online store. (Duration 1 hour) (Registration...

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Social Media Marketing: 8/3/2022

August 3, 2022, 11:00am CDT
Zoom workshop

Social Media Marketing: Get Found, Get Leads and Grow Your Business (Duration 1 hour)

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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?

Apply Today!

 

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. 

Visit SCORE for All

 

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
Midland States Bank
Small Business Monthly
Saint Louis Bank

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Chapter Members ONLY

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Mentors Toolkit

The SCORE St. Louis team gathered various business resources for you to sort through. Varying topics such as: New Member Resources, Client Resources, Starting a New Business, Business Plans, and Chapter Roster Experience.

Mentors Toolkit