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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.

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10 Tips for Advertising Your Business

June 28, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Palm Harbor Library - Palm Room

Did you know that firms who advertise during a recession increase in value and get more marketing bang for the buck? Learn 10 advertising tips to increase sales and market share...

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How to Pitch Your Business

June 28, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
The Greenhouse

Discover how to craft a clear, concise, and compelling elevator pitch and how to deliver riveting presentations to small and large groups.

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Top Ten Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs and Artists Online

July 5, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Palm Harbor Library - Palm Room

Attend this seminar to discover the top 10 online, income-reducing mistakes made by entrepreneurs and artists and the solutions available to ensure they don't happen.

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Knowledge is Power - Financial Strategies for Women

July 6, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Clearwater Main Library

Join Ameriprise Financial to discuss issues impacting women's financial lives and learn some strategies to help address.

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Business Startup in 2022

July 7, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
The Greenhouse

Thinking about starting a business? Attend this webinar and learn the steps to take to get your venture off the ground with a higher chance of success.

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7 Habits of Financially Successful People

July 27, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
The Greenhouse

“7 Habits of Financially Successful People” is a 45 minute, introductory level, money presentation. It outlines easily digestible, actionable steps to build a solid financial...

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How an SBA Loan Can Help Your Business

August 11, 2022, 6:00pm EDT
Palm Harbor Library - Palm Room

Are you a brand new business just starting out, or an established business needing capital to grow? You may find that you are in need of some financial assistance. Join us at the...

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Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition founder and SCORE mentors

Pride Month

SCORE Pinellas County 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 Pinellas County 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.

Grow Your Business with SCORE Pinellas County

Support Small Business in Pinellas County

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Your support helps ensure sustainability and increased opportunities for entrepreneurs and small business owners. Your tax-deductible donation helps us create new businesses and jobs in the U.S. today and for generations to come.

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Show your support of the Small Business Community by becoming a SCORE Pinellas County Sponsor. Your sponsorship enables us to offer free workshops and webinars to small business owners and entrepreneurs while allowing you to promote your business.

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SCORE is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates. Find the best role for you, then apply!

SCORE for All

SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business and know the road is harder for some than others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

Visit the SCORE for ALL portal for curated content specific to Asia American &Pacific Islander, Black, Hispanic, Women and Veteran Entrepreneurs.

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The Greenhouse - On Demand Series

Check out the latest recorded sessions from the Greenhouse - organized by business pathways: Startup, Growth, Resiliency and Small Business Enterprise.

Topics include business research, business planning, home-based business, legal structures, franchising, pricing, financing, taxes, marketing, sales and much, much more.

 

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SCORE Pinellas County Partners and Sponsors