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Is your company ready for Small Business Saturday this November 28?

You still have time! Small Business Saturday falls on Saturday, November 28 this year, mark your calendars. This is an initiative by American Express that encourages people to “shop small” the day following Black Friday.  Learn tips for optimizing your SEO, improving your advertising, driving website traffic, and getting media coverage. LEARN MORE >

Free Mentoring

Our team of mentors is comprised of successful business people who can guide you to success!  Our not-for-profit organization offers FREE and confidential counseling at one of our many western suburban locations, or by telephone or email!

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Local Workshops

SCORE workshops include a broad range of topics for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.  Many workshops are free, while others have a nominal charge. Recent workshops include business planning, marketing, social media, Quickbooks, managing your finances, and more!

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Free Resources

Our small business experts have compiled a wide variety of business resources including: Documents, templates and tools, productivity spreadsheets, and business planning guides.  It's a wealth of information at your fingertips!

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Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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