Category Archives: Webinars

What is the SCORE Business Learning Center?

The SCORE Business Learning Center (SBLC) provides aspiring and existing small business owners the business strategies and tactics needed to make sound decisions and achieve greater levels of success.

The SBLC supplements the business resources available on score.org. It fills the gap between the high-level content on our website and the personalized expertise obtained from a mentor.

At the end of a course, users will feel they have a better understanding of their chosen topic and the resources available for continuous learning. They will also have a mentor they can work with to apply the learning to their business.

You will find it here… https://www.score.org/biz-learning-center

Webinar: Simplifying social media for solopreneurs.

Social media might be the last thing on the minds of time-strapped solopreneurs or freelancers. But with a well-planned strategy, even the self-employed can make the most of these powerful, and free, marketing tools.

In this webinar, Donna Amos, founder of Solopreneur Solutions, will share what she has learned while working with hundreds of clients.  This webinar can help businesses of all sizes who need time-saving social media tips.

You will learn:

  • What social media platforms to use if you are crunched for time
  • How to get the most out of your social media activities
  • How to align your social goals to business goals

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Top 10 HR Issues: How to Avoid Common Pitfalls

Overcome the fear of business planning by using the Business Model Canvas.

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Build a Better Business PlanWriting a business plan can be daunting, but the Business Model Canvas makes the process easier.

In this webinar, SCORE mentor Marc Goldberg will explain the Business Model Canvas (BMC), a one-page document that allows you to test and validate the key parts of your business in a manageable format.

He will also offer tips on how to use the Business Model Canvas to develop a full business plan should you need one in the future.
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Simple Steps for Starting Your Business

Free Workbook and Online Workshop Series

Simple Steps for Starting Your BusinessMake a smart start on your business idea with the Simple Steps for Starting Your Business series by SCORE mentors, sponsored by Canon, U.S.A.

Watch the online workshop modules and download the free guide to get practical information and exercises that will help you determine whether starting a small business is right for you.

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Is it time to hire your first employee? Here’s how to know.

You’re running your own business, and you’re busier than ever. You don’t want to turn work away, but you’re already spread too thin. So you’ve started to wonder: Is it time to hire your first employee?

Becoming an employer is a big decision. You don’t want to hire staff unless it’s absolutely necessary.  But if you’re too swamped to keep up, your work will suffer, and you’ll lose the solid customer base you’ve worked so hard to build.

How to know when it’s time to hire.

Becoming a boss is a great idea if your business has grown enough to justify it. Make sure you’re hiring someone for the right reasons.  Continue reading