For small businesses experiencing today’s economic challenges, SCORE provides support

WASHINGTON, August 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Small business owners continue to face challenges related to inflation, hiring, supply chain disruptions and labor shortages, according to recent reports. data SCORE. Due to these obstacles, SCOREmentors of America’s small businesses and a resource partner of the US Small Business Administration, offers support and guidance in tackling economic challenges.

SCORE provides small business owners with a wealth of resources to guide them through these challenging times, including:

The Small Business Resilience Hub is a centralized resource that provides entrepreneurs with critical information and tools to keep their doors open during challenging times. The center includes online tutoring, resiliency training, and educational resources along with access to expert guidance. More than 850,000 business owners have turned to the center to overcome recent business challenges and economic struggles.

SCORE is the nation’s largest source of free, expert business advice for small businesses. SCORE’s network of 10,000 volunteers across the country shares its real-world small business knowledge with entrepreneurs. Last year alone, SCORE volunteers provided nearly 4.6 million hours of critical and timely mentoring and education, supporting clients in exploring financing options, finding clients, responding to employee challenges and adapting daily operations.

SCORE provides free business templates, eGuides, checklists, blogs, infographics, videos, tools, and other resources to help small business owners.

SCORE offers small business owners free or low-cost webinars on a variety of topics, many of which relate to survival and prosperity amid economic turmoil.

“Economic downturns can bring unprecedented hardship for entrepreneurs,” said SCORE’s executive director. Bridget Weston. “That’s why we’re committed to giving small businesses the information and empowerment they need to make the best decisions for their business in the face of major obstacles.”

SCORE is here to help small business owners

heather mangone Y Kasia Piaseckaco-owners of Al Fresco Tails Pet Sitting in Martha’s Vineyard, regularly with your SCORE mentor tom soldini to discuss the current economic landscape: “Tom provided us with insightful advice during our meetings to determine appropriate price increases for our services, a particularly challenging topic given current inflation and rising fuel costs. We are deeply grateful for all the help and resources our local SCORE chapter has provided.”

Aaron Mulherinowner of AM Glass Repair in marion, iowa says his mentor has remained up for challenges, even before he started his business: “My mentor recommended that we get a line of credit before cash flow became a major issue. Now that cash flow is It’s become such a struggle for us that the advice has become invaluable. I wouldn’t be where I am today without the support of SCORE.”

About SCORE:

Since 1964, SCORE has helped 11 million entrepreneurs start or grow a business. SCORE’s 10,000 volunteers provide free mentoring, workshops and educational services to more than 1,500 communities across the country, creating 25,084 new businesses and 71,475 jobs for non-owners in 2021 alone. Visit SCORE at Follow @SCOREMentors on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Founded [in part] through a Cooperative Agreement with the United States Small Business Administration.

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