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Mentoring Spotlight: Cecile Delannes & Rick Peterson

May 28, 2021

This Entrepreneur Had a Sweet Way To Start an E-Commerce Business


Ask An Expert: Anne Kasdin: Improving Your Business Website

April 16, 2021

So, you want to start a website for your business. Great. You may have already figured out what platform you’re going to use to build it or which company you’re going to pay to host it. Before you go any further, have you done a competitive market analysis? If you’re staring blankly after reading that last part, don’t worry, you’re not alone.


Mentoring Spotlight: How to Build a Media Empire

April 14, 2021

Building a media empire from the ground up isn’t the easiest thing to do. Once her idea was formed, turning it into an actual business proved to be a bit more challenging. She found help with one of our SCORE Mentors.


Mentoring Spotlight: Jan Albanese: Setting Direction, Solving Problems

April 12, 2021

During her 13 years in sales and marketing at American Express, Jan Albanese worked with merchants in retail, manufacturing, restaurants, lodging, and more. Working as a SCORE mentor for the past nine months, Jan has set similar goals for her SCORE clients, which often boils down to building a sound sales strategy and using marketing to drive sales.


Mentoring Spotlight: Navigating Your Business Through a Pandemic

April 8, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown everyone for a loop. Small businesses were especially hit hard. She and her SCORE mentor, Fred Krawchick, put their heads together to come up with a plan to keep her business above water.


Mentoring Spotlight: Playing with Sharks

April 7, 2021

Have you ever wanted to back start-up companies like a true angel investor? Thanks to Maxine Attobrah and Asees Islam and their business, InvestinKin, you can now do just that.


So You Want to Be a Thought Leader: 5 Steps

October 22, 2020

If you want to be a thought leader, you’ve got lots of company. Who doesn’t want to be respected for their work, knowledge, and insights, while being the “go-to” person or organization when journalists are seeking an expert, clients are seeking help, and customers seeking a supplier?