SCORE SE Wisconsin Free Business Guidance

SCORE has the largest network of free volunteer small business mentors in the nation. No matter what stage your business is at SCORE has a mentor for you. Easily request a mentor to help you start, grow, or transition your business today!

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What's happening in November?

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November 26th

Small Business Saturday

Last year SCORE helped clients start 25,084 new small business around the country! Which local small business will you support? Shop small business and make a big impact!

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November 29th

Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global movement unleashing the power of radical generosity to transform communities around the world. Help our small business community thrive by contributing to SCORE.

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Lifelong Learning Matters

Education is the key to success, that’s why SCORE SE Wisconsin offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

Free Business Mentoring

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Our mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop

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Our Education Committee has a robust schedule of workshops & seminars to keep your small business updated and informed. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are available online.

Business Resources

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Education is the Key to Success! If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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SCORE Empowers All Entrepreneurs

We believe that anyone can start and manage a successful small business. We also know that the road is harder for some than for others. Diverse backgrounds, different voices and unique needs may call for specialized resources and mentoring approaches.

SCORE is listening, recognizes these diverse needs, and provides personalized support in a wholly-inclusive platform called SCORE for All. 

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Upcoming Events

Live Event
Online

Marketplace WI: Governor's Conference on Diverse Business Development

December 6, 2022, 7:00am CST
The Wisconsin Center

This event connects business owners from across Wisconsin looking to do business with state, federal and local governments as well as the private sector. At MARKETPLACE, minority...

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Live Event
Online

How To Build A Website for Your Business - Live Q&A

December 6, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Want to know how to build a website for your business? Our expert presenter will answer your questions live! Register now and learn how to get customers online!

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Live Event
Online

How To Write A Business Plan and Avoid Getting Stuck

December 7, 2022, 1:00pm EST

In this webinar, you will learn how to create a professional business plan to help you take action and how to avoid getting stuck in the planning process.

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Live Event
In Person

Building Your Brand Part 2: Unearthing the Meaning of Your Brand and Positioning

December 8, 2022, 9:00am CST
Sherman Phoenix Marketplace

Whether you are a startup or small business owner you want your brand to stand out and be the best. Building a great brand is foundational. It establishes your credibility and...

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Live Event
Online

How to Trademark Your Business Brand

December 8, 2022, 1:00pm EST

In this webinar, our expert presenter will explain the basics of trademarks and how it can help protect your business brands and identifiers.

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Entrepreneurs Succeed with SCORE Mentors.

What is better than one very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneur working to make a business highly successful? How about two very passionate, forward-thinking entrepreneurs working on your business ownership goals? That is what SCORE offers to all small business owners: mentors who work alongside entrepreneurs to realize their small business ownership dreams.

See how SCORE mentors have made a difference for other small business owners like you.

ERTH CBD
Milwaukee CBD Business Thrives with Startup Assistance from SCORE Mentors

Bob helped Jennifer build her business and financing plan to fund and start her new business venture.

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META Massage and Bodywork

Stressed to Success

Brianna Malueg and Kathleen Fitzpatrick started a holistic massage therapy business in Shorewood, WI

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Early Childhood Educational Center (ECEC)

Providing Direction and the Confidence to Help Entrepreneurs Grow

Ted and Jill O’Leske broaden and progress their business capabilities to take their childhood education center to the next level.

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