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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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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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Back From Extinction After 40 years!

I attended all the SCORE workshops in 1993 when I invented the Sandbagger. They were very helpful with getting a small women-owned business loan. Read more

Stacey Kohler
CEO & Founder, Kiddy Crawler LLC
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Converting One's Passion into a Full Time Job!

I have used multiple SCORE eGuides and articles to help gain a better understanding of what is needed to have a healthy Profit & Loss Statement, as well as establish a clear vi Read more

Patricia Burmicky
Founder, PhotoUno Photography School and Patricia Burmicky Photography
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Elwood Restaurant

My SCORE mentor, Carol Heiberger, asked me hard questions, provided feedback based on her business knowledge and experience, and offered moral support. Read more

Adam Diltz
Chef/Owner, Elwood Restaurant

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