Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Shea Bodyworks

Pearsall attended SCORE online workshops on social media, Facebook ads, trademark issues, and SEO for small businesses. Read more

Saidah Pearsall
Owner, Shea BODYWORKS
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Acorn Resort

Glenn Duthie
Owner/CEO, Acorn Resort
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Shea BODYWORKS

Saidah S. Pearsall
Founder/Owner, Shea BODYWORKS
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The Hot Room Indianapolis

First, SCORE mentor helped Kalgaonkar review her business plan — and challenged her with concerns and potential barriers. Kalgaonkar attended a business plan workshop and connected Read more

Hye Jin Kalgaonkar
Owner , The Hot Room Indianapolis
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Open for Service

Driver worked with SCORE mentors to discuss sustainability strategies for the Open for Service and determine appropriate marketing messaging to support the organization’s mission. Read more

Joshua Driver
Open for Service
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Safe Indy

SCORE has helped in immeasurable ways, from practical tools to problem solving to ongoing feedback and encouragement. Read more

Victoria Rutt
Safe Indy
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L D Smith Plumbing

One option could be finding an existing plumbing business that is on the market with a shop. Read more

L D Smith Plumbing
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The Shield Shell

At this point, Dana contacted the local SCORE office with her ideas and her product and for help with establishing her business. Read more

Dana Harness
The Shield Shell
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T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC

Jackson developed her business plan with help from SCORE Mid-Shore chapter chair John C. Franke and SCORE mentor George Howie. Read more

Tamara Jackson
President and CEO, T’s Divine Sweets & More, LLC
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Teatopia

In starting Teatopia, Quarles made up for not having a business background by using the business blueprint on SCORE’s website, taking classes, and meeting with SCORE mentor Richard Read more

Reginald Quarles
Owner, Teatopia
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LYFE Recovery Services

SCORE mentors John Strom and Sam Schall helped Payne write a successful business plan and set clear goals for growth. Read more

Stacey Payne
Owner, LYFE Recovery Services

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