Pinellas County SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed.

We offer free personal, confidential mentoring and educational workshops virtually and in-person.

Please visit our  Small Business Resilience Hub for COVID-19 business assistance and information on resources and financial support for Small Businesses.

Free Mentoring

Pinellas County SCORE mentors are industry veterans who "pay it forward" by donating their time and expertise to help new and existing businesses on their pathway to success. Mentoring services are provided by phone, email, video or in-person. Convenient appointment times including weekends.

Find a Mentor

Workshops & Events

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled workshops and webinars. Unable to make those? Recorded Webinars and Courses on Demand  are also available to take at your convenience. 

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Free Resources

Business templates, e-guides, checklists, blogs, infographics, videos and more are available to help you start and grow your business. A wide range of topics are covered including business planning, capital sources, legal issues, marketing & sales, accounting & cashflow and much, much more!

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The Startup Roadmap: Your Guide to Successfully Starting a Business

The Startup Roadmap outlines each step in starting a business with detailed information and resources. And with SCORE, you don’t have to do it alone. Read more

Recorded Webinar

An Easier Way to Prepare Your Business Plan -The Business Model Canvas

The Business Model Canvas (BMC) is a one-page business plan that allows you to test and validate the key parts of your business in a manageable format. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

7 Steps to Starting a Business on a Shoestring Budget

This webinar will show you the 7 steps needed to start a business, even if you have a small budget. Find out everything you need to know to launch the dream. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

Florida Sales and Use Tax – Helping You Succeed

During this webinar presented by tax specialists Jamese Blakely-Martin and Jeff Graham, you’ll learn the basics of state sales and use tax. Read more

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Course on Demand

Getting Your Business Online

Take this module to learn why it’s important for your business to have a presence online and how to choose between a social media page and a website for your first webpage. We’ll... Read more

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Course on Demand

Building and Growing Your Online Brand

In this module, we’ll discuss the difference between branding and marketing. We’ll also cover some branding basics and review the key ways you can brand your business online. Read more

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