Charleston SCORE

SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. Counseling can be conducted at the client's place of business, at our chapter headquarters, by telephone or via email

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Encore Entrepreneur:  Turning Silver into Gold

Research shows that one in four Americans between the ages 44 and 70 are interested in starting their own business or nonprofit venture in the next five to ten years. Nearly half of these aspiring business people desire to be encore entrepreneurs by starting a business with a positive social impact. SBA & SCORE business experts will give an overview of resources available and answer individual questions.  Click on date to register.

June 27, 2014     Charleston




OPEN OFFICE HOURS:   Online answers for busy people. 

LLC v. S-Corp:  Which is Right for You?

6/26/2014     11:30 am to Noon

Getting a Bank Loan:  Fact versus Fiction

7/17/2014     11:30 am to Noon

Yes, You DO Have Time for Social Media Marketing

7/24/2014     11:30 am to Noon

LinkedIn for Small Business

9/25/2014     11:30 am to Noon


Government Contracting Webinar Series

Marketing to Agencies & Primes

August 21, 2014       October 16, 2014

Registering Your Veteran Owned Business

November 13, 2014

Snapshot:  Selling to the Government

July 10, 2014                        September 11, 2014

Snapshot:  Small Business Certifications

August 14, 2014       October 9, 2014        November 6, 2017   December 11, 2014

Selling to the Feds through the General Services Administration

July 17, 2014

With access to a wide variety of documents, templates and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business, the information provided here covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more.

Pricing Products & Services
Facebook for Small Business
Social Media for Small Biz
Defining your Target
Providing Outstanding Customer Service

LLC v. S-Corporation: Which is Right for You?
Deductible Business Expenses
Small Business Taxes

Public Relations Best Practices
Communicating Effectively in a Multi-Generational Workplace
Tips for Hiring the Right Employee for the Job