SCORE Southwest Florida - Fort Myers & Lee County

Providing FREE Mentoring, Low Cost and Free Workshops and Other Resources to establish and manage a successful business in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Bonita Springs, Lehigh Acres, LaBelle and surrounding areas in Lee and Hendry Counties.

Please visit our Coronavirus Small Business Resource Hub for COVID-19 business assistance and information on SBA loans and the CARES Act.

SCORE Mentors...with experience in virtually every business category you can imagine help with:

  • Business plan development, sales and marketing strategies
  • Financing, taxes and E-commerce
  • Management, administrative and operational procedures
  • Ongoing advice to help your decision making
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Life-Long Learning Made Easy

SCORE mentors, sponsors and local business owners with a specific areas of expertise conduct a variety of very popular, regularly scheduled, low-cost and free educational seminars and online workshops for establishing and managing a successful small 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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BIZical

SCORE business experts can perform an in-depth analysis of your entire business to identify opportunities and make recommendations to improve your company performance Read more

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SCOREBoard

For-profit businesses that are ready to move to the next level may qualify to participate in our SCOREBoard program. Our goal is to help your business grow while you address the... Read more
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Local SW FL Resources

Links to federal, state and local resources help you start or expand your business. Federal Federal Employer Identification Number - Necessary if entity has employees and/or is a... Read more
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Business & Financial Planning Templates

These tools can be your first step towards small business success. Find business planning, finance, sales, marketing and management templates & guides. Then get advice from a... Read more
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Business Model Canvas

Business Model Canvas is a strategic management and lean startup template for developing new or documenting existing business models.  It is a visual chart with elements... Read more
Live Event
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November 4: 2021 Year-End Tax Planning for Your Business

November 4, 2021, 1:00pm EDT

Whether you work with a CPA or go it alone, learn which tax breaks apply to you and how to nail them down now before time runs out.

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November 9: Don't Fly with Blinders On - Data Fundamentals for Small Businesses

November 9, 2021, 1:00pm EST

If you aren't sure how to begin or take the next step in your analytics journey, this talk will help you get started and improve how you use data.

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November 11: Thinking About Buying A Franchise, Now What?

November 11, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Many individuals are realizing that franchise ownership could be the pathway to the American Dream. Not sure if franchising is for you? Join us to learn more!

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November 18: Navigating Your Small Business through Financial Milestones

November 18, 2021, 1:00pm EST

From initial startup investments to deciding when is the right time to hire employees, business owners are constantly evaluating the impact of financial decisions.

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November 30: Work Smarter, Not Harder - How to Systematically DO the Highest Value Activities in Your Business

November 30, 2021, 1:00pm EST

In the face of competing demands for your time and attention, we’ll bottom line the way to actually DO “working smarter”.

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December 2: Win Customers With Your Website

December 2, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Learn the critical role your website plays in your online marketing strategy and how to get everything working together to achieve your goals.

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December 9: Conversion-Boosting Strategies: Simple Changes that Can Help Grow Online Sales

December 9, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Common reasons customers abandon carts and simple, strategic changes you can make – including user experience tips, returns solutions and more.

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