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Your First Step Toward Business Growth: SWOT Analysis

Why should you perform a SWOT analysis regularly? This planning technique can help you identify what your business is doing well and what it needs to improve. Read more

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4 Secrets to Grow Your Business Independent of Your Role

This webinar shares simple and easy steps to reduce your business's reliance on your personal production and get you the time back needed to grow your company. Read more

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Strategically and Successfully Grow Your Small Business

This session will provide you with key aspects you should consider that will assure you have everything covered as you develop a plan for growth. Read more

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Starting a Business or Non-Profit in Southeast Michigan - Top Resources

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A robust list of resources and links for entrepreneurs looking to start a small business or grow a startup. Read more

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SCORE Partner NEI Teams Up with Startup Space to Create Small Business Recovery Resource Hub

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May 13, 2021

SCORE partner NEI (the New Economy Initiative) has collaborated with Startup Space to launch a page connecting you to critical resources, programs and funding. Sign up to access a digital hub that brings all COVID-19 resources, such as links to grant and loan applications, best practices, and trusted information, under one platform.

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Mentor Q&A: 4X4 with David Broner

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January 16, 2021

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...

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Announcing Our Chapter's New Podcast!

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August 13, 2020

SCORE Serving Southeast Michigan Releases the SCORE Podcast: "Where Small Business Matters"

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Small Business Resources for COVID-19 Relief

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March 27, 2020
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Detroit BizGrid

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The BizGrid is both an interactive online directory and a physical infographic designed to help entrepreneurs navigate the landscape of organizations providing business assistance... Read more

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Client Success Story: Venice Tisdelle of Perazim Studio

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September 22, 2021

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. 

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Minority-Owned Businesses and Access to Capital

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August 25, 2021

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.

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Small Business Lessons Learned, 12 Months Later

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August 19, 2021

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.

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Episode 21.17 of the SCORE Podcast: Making Lemonade out of Lemons

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August 4, 2021

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.

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Do Less Marketing and More Selling

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July 16, 2021

If you feel like you're constantly marketing, constantly selling, and have this nagging feeling it's never enough—or worse, that you're actually doing the wrong things!—I have good news.

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Success Story: How Mentoring Helped The Chaga Company

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June 28, 2021

The Chaga Company sources out the finest chaga that we infuse to drinks, treats, snacks, and spices. Chaga is a superfood closely related to a truffle with the highest known immune-modulating properties and antioxidants. Chaga has 35x higher antioxidants than acai with a versatile vanilla flavor.

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