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Do Small Businesses Have or Need a Brand?

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February 12, 2021

Do small businesses really have, need or be concerned about their brands? What's the difference between marketing and branding? And what's at risk if a small business doesn't manage, curate and optimize its brand?

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Resource to Address HR Complexity from COVID for Employers

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February 8, 2021

The Southeast Michigan SCORE Chapter (#18) wants to help small businesses, not-for-profits, and startups deal with the complexity of COVID. The pandemic has raised myriad issues, questions, complexities and uncertainty for employers—everything from mandating return-to-work, how to handle team vaccination requirements, and making employees feel safe, whether working remotely or back in the office.

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Announcing New Online Hub for Black Small Business Owners

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February 2, 2021

As we celebrate Black History Month, SCORE is proud to announce the launch of its new online resource: SCORE for Black Entrepreneurs.

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How Small Neighborhood Businesses Can Survive and Thrive in 2021

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January 29, 2021

Don Jones, Associate Director of the New Economy Initiative, joins Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the 12-year journey of building business in Detroit and where we are headed, including NEI's "Neighborhood Business Initiative" and how small businesses can benefit.

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Enrollment Now Open for Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Businesses

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January 21, 2021

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help small businesses grow and create jobs by providing them with greater access to education, capital, and business support services. To date, more than 9,700 business owners have graduated from the program across all 50 states in the US, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C.

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Author of Book on Mentoring Joins Podcast for "National Mentoring Month"

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January 15, 2021

In recognition of January being National Mentoring Month, author and Certified Volunteer Mentor Tricia Beck joins co-hosts Armando Ojeda and Tom Nixon to explore the importance of mentorship within the many critical moments of the entrepreneurial journey. Tricia hails from our Southern Arizona SCORE Chapter.

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The Importance of Business Insurance, with Ray Moulden

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December 28, 2020

Ray Moulden, owner of Moulden Agency LLC, joins co-hosts Armando Ojeda and Marc Trail on "The SCORE Podcast: Where Small Business Matters" to discuss the varied aspects of insurance and how it impacts your business.

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SCORE Partners with StartupNation to Launch "Ask the Expert" on WJR

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December 27, 2020

The Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE and StartupNation are proud to announce the launch of a new radio series airing on WRJ in southeast Michigan and online everywhere at StartupNation.com called "Ask the Expert."

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Mentor and Mentee Collaborate to Successfully Execute the "Pandemic Pivot"

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December 10, 2020

In the latest episode of The SCORE Podcast, co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail meet up with SCORE Certified Volunteer Mentor Richard Gibbs and his client Rebecca Aughton of Bra-Vo Intimates, as we discuss the importance of their professional relationship from the perspective of a well-established business and the current pandemic.

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SCORE Volunteer Mentors Featured in Beautiful + Machine Magazine

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December 9, 2020

Two Certified Volunteer Mentors from the Southeast Michigan chapter of SCORE were recently recognized by and featured in a popular e-magazine, Beautiful + Machine, along with a number of remarkable women who are accomplishing remarkable things in our community.

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Episode 10 of the SCORE Podcast: Outgoing Chair Donna Hover-Ojeda

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November 19, 2020

Donna Hover-Ojeda, past chair of SCORE of Southeast Michigan and current principal of Leaders Laboratory joins co-hosts Tom Nixon and Marc Trail to discuss the attributes of effective leadership.

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Local Entrepreneur Leverages SCORE Mentorship to Launch Product Online

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November 16, 2020

Mentee Credits Successful Product Launch to Guidance and Support of Certified Volunteer Mentor in Southeast Michigan Chapter of SCORE.

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