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SCORE Northern Maine provides clients with assistance and easy access to a wide range of business and financial expertise that can be directly applied to your existing business or new business idea.
 

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SCORE Maine Names 2021 Business Award Winners 

Many congratulations to the 2021 SCORE Maine Success Award winners: Josh Kim and Matteo Cugno, The Cubby; Steve Quattrucci, Monte's Fine Foods; Kirsten Cappy, I'm Your Neighbor Books; Rebecca M., Hookmore Leaders; Benjamin Davis and Emily Davis, Opbox; Janene Oleaga, Oleaga Law LLC; Corinne Watson, Tiny Homes of Maine; Brad and Nancy Nadeau, Stars and Stripes Brewing Company; Samantha and Matt Manson, Blackie's Farm; Christine Goodrich, The Last Cow; and Kitty and Duncan Winship, Papoose Pond Campground.

"The Success Awards are a testament to the innovation, diligence and dedication of small business's owners." —Nancy Strojny
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A Salute to Small Business Resiliency in Maine: Northern Maine Daily News 

The U. S. Small Business Administration, Veterans Business Outreach Center, SBA Women’s Business Center, SCORE, and Small Business Development Center are proud to partner and work with small businesses all over Maine. The hardworking owners and employees of these businesses have shown incredible strength, ingenuity, and resiliency through the past year, and we’re proud to salute all those who have pulled through these difficult times.
Read more from the BDN.

Give back to small business:
Volunteer with SCORE

Small businesses need help now more than ever. As small business communities recover, you can be a part of helping them return as prosperous and thriving establishments in your local community. New startup businesses are also springing up. Join SCORE’s volunteer force to be part of helping small businesses start, grow and thrive.

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SCORE is here to help women small business owners.

SCORE is here to help you fulfill your business ownership goals and achieve greater success.  Along with resources and tools created especially for women entrepreneurs, SCORE offers free business mentors. SCORE mentors, many of them successful women small business owners in their own right, are ready to help you achieve your business goals.

Visit SCORE for Women Entrepreneurs

Right now, Black entrepreneurs are facing unique barriers to business success.

At SCORE, we’re working to change that by removing those obstacles and providing Black small business owners with access to personalized support. SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs is here to meet you where you are and get you where you want to go.

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Getting Started with Social Media Part I

September 9, 2021, 5:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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Starting Your Own Business

September 14, 2021, 12:00pm EDT
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Buying or Selling Your Business

September 16, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | SCORE Maine
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5 Things You Need to Prepare Before Building Your Website

September 22, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | Zoom Meeting
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Financial Statements Lenders Want to See

September 23, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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Getting Started with Social Media Part II

September 23, 2021, 5:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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QuickBooks Online for Small Business: Part I: Intro & Sales

September 27, 2021, 6:00pm EDT | SCORE Maine
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Creating a Customer, Not Just Making a Sale

September 28, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | SCORE Maine
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QuickBooks Online for Small Business: Part II: Sales Cont'd & Expenses

September 29, 2021, 6:00pm EDT | SCORE Maine
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QuickBooks Online for Small Business: Part III: Expenses Cont'd & Reports

September 30, 2021, 6:00pm EDT | SCORE Maine
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Branding Basics

October 5, 2021, 4:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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Cash Flow: THE Metric

October 7, 2021, 4:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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Maine Technology Institute Info Session

October 21, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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Simple Tips: Use Email to Grow Your Business

October 22, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar
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How to Choose the E-commerce Platform That's Right for You

October 27, 2021, 12:00pm EDT | Zoom Webinar

Free Mentoring

SCORE's mentors provide clients with free and confidential business counseling. We're offering virtual mentoring at this time, including: phone, video, and email mentoring.

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Webinars & Workshops

SCORE mentors and representatives from the local business community conduct a variety of regularly scheduled, no to low-cost educational workshops that provide valuable information and techniques necessary for establishing and managing a successful business.

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Free Resources

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.

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