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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SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs

SCORE is Celebrating Black Business Month

Black small business owners and their communities have faced extraordinary challenges over the years.  SCORE is renewing our commitment to being part of the solution. 

  • We’re here to close the opportunity gap. 
  • We’re here to take action. 
  • We’re here to give you the tools to meet and overcome any business challenge.

Visit the SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs resource hub designed to meet you where you are and get you where you want to go.

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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 Get the Most from Your Email Campaigns: 8/16/2022

August 16, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
Zoom Meeting

This webinar is perfect for new business owners and startups. We’ll cover the important purposes of email campaigns, critical elements of an email and how to structure a campaign...

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Startup 101: 8/17/2022

August 17, 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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QuickBooks Reports – How To Run Reports, How To Read Reports: 8/18/2022

August 18, 2022, 8:30am CDT
Zoom meeting

QuickBooks offers a variety of reports that can help a business owner gain insight into her business. In this workshop we will look at how to locate, download, print and...

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How to Build a Simplified, Sensible Marketing Plan: 8/18/2022

August 18, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
Zoom meeting

Learn how to create your own, short marketing plan. This seminar will provide you step-by-step guidance for building an effective, concise, and actionable marketing plan. (...

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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights 8/22/2022

August 22, 2022, 5:30pm CDT
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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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How to Create Consumable Video that Keeps Audiences Hungry for More: 8/24/2022

August 24, 2022, 12:00pm CDT
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In this workshop, award-winning video producer and owner of video and animation production company Solstice Productions Amanda Aschinger will walk you through the process of...

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How to Start and Manage Your Own Business: 9/10/2022

September 10, 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: 9/13/2022

September 13, 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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Managing Cash Flow for Your Business: 9/14/2022

September 14, 2022, 6:30pm CDT

The course will cover an in depth look at how cash flow information is generated from your business financial information. (Duration 1.5 hours)

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Utilizing the Library for Business Research: 9/19/2022

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

Need info about your market, your competition, and where to find your customers - smart business owners have a secret resource, the library. (Duration: 60 mins)

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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. 

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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
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.

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