Here for The Life of Your Business.

SCORE Piedmont is a team of over 40 volunteers here to help entrepreneurs start a new business or grow an existing one. Part of a national network of small business mentors providing resources and education that foster thriving communities.

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Get free business advice

Our community of experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives is eager to help you start and grow your business in Upstate South Carolina.

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Our in-person and online workshops are tailored to entrepreneurs at every stage of their business journey.


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Upcoming Online Webinars

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Business Finance Basics

October 6, 2022, 12:00pm EDT
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Business Finance Basics Join this one hour workshop that will provide you with the tools and insight to improve the cash flow of your business, help you to continue to build and...

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Small Business Lending 101: Types of Financing and What You Need to Secure Them

October 11, 2022, 12:00pm EDT
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Join Brittany Hilbert from Pinnacle Financial Partners as she walks us through the various types of financing options available to small businesses, along with what you need to...

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October 11: Cybersecurity 101 - How to Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

October 11, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn how to identify cybersecurity threats and steps you can take to protect your small business.

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October 12: Help Businesses Increase Holiday Sales with Google Tools

October 12, 2022, 12:00pm EDT

In this webinar, you will learn how to use Google tools like Google Business Profile and Google Merchant Center to drive sales during the holiday season.

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Use YouTube to Grow your Business

October 13, 2022, 9:00am EDT

Use YouTube to Grow your Business

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October 19: Do You Have What it Takes to Run a Business? Step-by-Step Self-Assessment Workshop

October 19, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Successful entrepreneurs have several things in common. In this webinar, you will learn what those qualities are, which ones you have and which ones to develop.

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October 20: Starting a Business – Real Stories and Knowledge Exchange from Women Entrepreneurs

October 20, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In celebration of National Women’s Small Business Month, we have invited business owners and SCORE mentors to share their journeys and answer your questions.

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October 27: What You Need to Know Before Moving Forward With Your Business Idea

October 27, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

Are you ready to start a business? In this webinar, you’ll learn how to build a foundation of skills, experience, and support necessary to run a business.

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November 3: Modern Day Technology - Using Hardware To Work Smarter, Not Harder!

November 3, 2022, 1:00pm EDT

In this session, we will help you understand what new IT is available and how it can help your business so you can make your technology decisions confidently.

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November 8: The Entrepreneurs Pathway to Capital – A Fresh Approach to Capitalize your Business

November 8, 2022, 1:00pm EST

In this webinar, you will learn how to evaluate your business needs, understand available capital, and the challenges businesses face when securing capital.

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November 9: Do You Have the Personal Finances to Start a Business? Step-by-Step Financial Assessment Workshop

November 9, 2022, 1:00pm EST

New businesses usually don’t make a profit for 6 to 18 months. This webinar will teach you how to assess your finances and avoid financial pitfalls.

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

November 10, 2022, 9:00am EST

Learn the Basics of Google Ads

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Plan your Website for Online Success

November 15, 2022, 12:00pm EST
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Ready for a new website? Whether you're building it yourself or you decide to work with a pro, getting organized is the key to your website's success!

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November 15: Supplier Diversity & Certifications - You Have Questions, SCORE Has Answers

November 15, 2022, 1:00pm EST

View the on-demand course modules, then attend this live Q&A dedicated to answering your questions about Supplier Diversity & Certifications.

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Basic Small Business Start-Up 12/1/2022

December 1, 2022, 5:30pm EST
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Are you thinking about starting a business, but need information about what is required? In 2 hours, we touch on the basics at a high level with suggestions about where & how...

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Strengthening Piedmont's Economy

SCORE is a direct and effective catalyst for businesses and job creation. Small businesses need mentoring and educational support to be successful. SCORE is the most effective source of small business mentoring in the U.S.

SCORE Piedmont volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges. Download SCORE Piedmont's 2021 Impact Statement.

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Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Piedmont Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE Piedmont is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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