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David Broner is a volunteer mentor with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE. A retired second-generation business owner, David is a longtime, and very active, mentor with SCORE. Here are four questions and four answers (4x4) with one of our longest-serving mentors...
SCORE Serving Southeast Michigan Releases the SCORE Podcast: "Where Small Business Matters"
My name is Venice Tisdelle, owner and operator of Perazim Studio, a faith-based yoga and fitness studio just opening in Macomb Township, Michigan. And I have had the absolute pleasure of working Gary Bundenthal as my mentor through SCORE of Southeast Michigan.
Is it LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram? We could “Ask the Google,” but there is a better option! Tom, Amrando and Marc meet up with Dee Lockett, Founder of The Marketing Department Unlimited and HER Web Design Agency to dig into the digital marketing world and show our SCORE clients and friends how it can be applied toward their business success.
Certified Volunteer Mentor Armando Ojeda invites a former guest of "The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters" to reprise her role as resident expert regarding alternative funding sources.
Certain types of businesses will be scrutinized more than others in the loan process. Unfortunately, minority owned businesses are often dropped into the "high-risk" category before any real vetting is done.
A year after launching the SCORE Podcast: "Where Small Business Matters," the show's co-hosts take a retrospective look at the favorite episodes and lessons learned.
The deep bench of expertise within the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE was once again tapped into by members of the media looking to inform their readers on best practices for running and growing a small business.
Co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail are joined by Beatrice Wolnerman of Bea’s Squeeze and Bea’s Detroit to discuss a unique marketing “gimmick” that turned into a growing beverage brand, shared workspace and merchandising company. Listen to learn her lessons, hear about the importance of mentorship, and incorporate some of Bea’s innovative thinking into your strategic planning and vision.
Dee Lockett is a volunteer Workshop Presenter with the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE. She is also the Founder and CEO of The Marketing Dept. Unlimited, where she combines the power and principles of money and marketing to make a difference for women-led businesses as a way to stabilize local economies, communities, and families.