Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.
With SCORE, you have lots of free support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Or get a FREE mentor for further guidance.
Charleston SC SCORE offers 24/7 access to online resources which can help you move your business forward. Review them anytime it is convenient on your schedule. We also have a Resources page with Business Plan templates and more that you can download and jump start your process!
Learn all about the requirements and criteria to successfully apply for a business loan to start or grow your business. Read more
SCORE's "Are You Ready to Start a Business" Webinar will cover all the essential aspects you need to consider when planning to start a business: 1) Your personal traits, 2) Testing Read more
SCORE will present important legal areas of consideration for small businesses including: 1) Business Structure Characteristics - Single Proprietor, Partnerships, Corporations, Lim Read more
SCORE's guest presenter will be Charlotte Gray, President of Lancaster & Rose, a strategic support services and consulting firm for non-profits of all philanthropic sectors. Read more
In trying times, you may be looking to close or sell a business. This session will share key considerations for the process of closing your business. Read more
Learn the key aspects of a SWOT analysis, how it fits into your business's strategic plan, and develop an understanding of doing this for your business. Read more
A Virtual Assistant can be a valuable asset for any business but especially when resources are scarce and access to funds is limited, such as during the current pandemic. Read more
Whether you’ve already reopened or will be opening this summer, August will be an ideal time to assess and develop a strategic plan for the rest of the year. Read more