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SCORE Southern 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: Bangor 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.
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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.

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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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Starting Your Own Business (211202)

December 2, 2021, 12:00pm EST

Starting your own business? Our online workshop reviews essential topics to help you succeed. Made possible with the help of the TD Charitable Foundation. Read more

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Logos from the Ground Up (211202)

December 2, 2021, 5:00pm EST | Zoom Webinar

Your logo is your business's first impression! In this live webinar, you'll learn the building blocks of designing a logo, when to use your logo, and how to bring your logo from a... Read more

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December 6, 2021, 12:00pm EST | Zoom Webinar

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December 7, 2021, 12:00pm EST | Zoom Webinar

This one hour live webinar will explore how to identify your ideal customer, as well as tools that can help you make them your best referral partner. Sponsored by Infinity Federal... Read more

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How to Choose the E-commerce Platform That's Right for You (211208)

December 8, 2021, 12:00pm EST | Zoom Webinar

Your brand needs a strong digital presence to sell your digital or physical product. This live webinar will cover budget-friendly e-commerce solutions for beginners, in addition... Read more

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Cash Flow: Why its important, how to improve it (211213)

December 13, 2021, 5:00pm EST | Zoom Webinar

This live webinar will explore how business decisions can affect cash flow, and explore some ways to improve cash flow for both new and existing businesses. Made possible by the... Read more

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Marketing 101 for Farms (211215)

December 15, 2021, 12:00pm EST | Zoom

The first priority for most farmers is raising livestock and growing quality crops, but every farm business needs to market those products to ensure success. This workshop will... Read more