Get Free Expert Help from SCORE Northern Arizona to Start & Grow Your Small Business.

Our Mentors are experienced entrepreneurs, corporate managers, and executives with a diverse set of industries and specialties who volunteer their experience and knowledge to help small business professionals start, develop, and grow businesses. We have assisted more than 6,000 small business and non-profit clients through free confidential mentoring and low-cost workshops.

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December is National Write a Business Plan Month

SCORE Northern Arizona - National Write a Business Plan Month

December is the ideal time to start or review your business plan and strategy, and strengthen your business for the year ahead. Entrepreneurs who have business plans are twice as likely to obtain capital and more likely to grow than entrepreneurs who don’t. 

SCORE's expert volunteer mentors are here to help. No business question is too big or small!

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Learn About SCORE and How to Get Started With a Mentor

You have access to a complete team of professional mentors with expertise in marketing, sales, finance and more. We examine your ideas, verify the numbers and help you decide on the best way to open your business. But we don’t just send you on your way — We’re with you every step of the way, from dream to startup to growth.

Watch a video of Dick Milon, Certified SCORE Mentor, discussing SCORE's mission to help entrepreneurs in Northern Arizona start and grow their business.

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Upcoming Online Webinars & In-person Workshops

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December 7: What’s Next for Small Businesses as Covid Capital Relief Funds Wind Down?

December 7, 2021, 1:00pm EST

This webinar will cover information you need to know about the Small Business Administration's Economic Injury Disaster Relief program and other resources.

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December 9: Conversion-Boosting Strategies: Simple Changes that Can Help Grow Online Sales

December 9, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Common reasons customers abandon carts and simple, strategic changes you can make – including user experience tips, returns solutions and more.

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December 14: The New Must Have Marketing Strategy For 2022

December 14, 2021, 1:00pm EST

2022 will bring in some fundamental changes to the way we market our products and services, requiring us to adjust strategies, campaigns, and budget.

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December 16: Google My Business for Home-Based Business Owners - Get Found Without Using Your Home Address

December 16, 2021, 1:00pm EST

This session is tailored to the unique needs of entrepreneurs who do not have a storefront but want to capitalize on the benefits of Google search.

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December 28: Critical Questions & Information Needed to Do Proper Business Planning

December 28, 2021, 1:00pm EST

Starting a business is a tough decision and needs proper planning. We'll cover the essentials of creating a business plan through a simple step-by-step process.

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January 6: 2022's Hottest Businesses, Markets & Trends

January 6, 2022, 1:00pm EST

The start of a new year is the perfect time for small business owners and startups to learn the newest business trends and startup ideas.

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January 13: Building a Hybrid Cloud for Your Growing Business

January 13, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Explore options, approaches, and limitations to the various types of technologies available as you scale from a single server or cloud application to many.

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January 20: 10 Key Steps to Grow Your Solo Business

January 20, 2022, 1:00pm EST

Starting a business is not easy, but successfully building a business that brings in profit is even more difficult. So how can you grow your solo business into a profitable brand...

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We’re Here for The Life of Your Business.

The path to success is through education, that’s why SCORE Northern Arizona offers business owners a wealth of resources, including webinars and one-on-one mentoring, to continue learning as they build their businesses.

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What is SCORE?

SCORE’s mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education. Our chapter offers free remote mentoring to help you start or grow your small... Read more

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SCORE Northern Arizona helps local electrical business achieve success

Assurance Electrical Services owner, Jeff Brandin, discusses how SCORE Northern Arizona has helped his business with advice from business plans to finances. Read more

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SCORE Northern Arizona helps local media company with the intricacies of running a business

Ablaze Media owner, Mark Stafford, explains how SCORE Northern Arizona has helped his business. From PPP loans, accounting, hiring employees, Mark's SCORE Mentor met with him... Read more

Find Your Mentor Today

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Whether you're just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Mentors are available to participate in remote mentoring sessions via phone, email, and video.

Attend a Workshop or Webinar

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Register today for our no-or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics, including marketing, finance, and accounting, management, and others. Live webinars, on-demand interactive courses, and recorded webinars are also available online.

Browse Business Resources

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If you're looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs, or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Give back to small business:
Volunteer with SCORE Northern Arizona

Small business owners in our community need your help now more than ever. SCORE is proud to have the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors. They help thousands of entrepreneurs start and grow their small businesses every year. Our volunteers give back to their communities and pass on their knowledge to the next generation of entrepreneurs. Do you want to help someone achieve their dream?

Learn More & Apply Today!

 

SCORE Northern Arizona's Impact on the Community

Woman with her arms crossed smiling at camera Arizona & Utah 2021 Outstanding District Leadership Award

Outstanding District Leadership Award 2021

The Arizona and Utah district was recognized again for its high level of performance. The 2021 Outstanding District Leadership Award is given to one district in each of the eight regions across the country. Of the seven districts in the Western region, Arizona and Utah was selected as the Outstanding District Leadership. Congratulations to all the hard-working volunteers committed to helping small business!

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SCORE Northern Arizona earns District of the Year Award 2020

This prestigious award recognizes the efforts of so many dedicated and hardworking volunteers that have devoted so much time into growing our presence in our community, serving our clients and supporting SCORE's mission and vision.

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SCORE Northern Arizona earns Platinum Chapter Excellence Award 2020

Our chapter's excellence is a reflection of our volunteers and the clients we've served. Our volunteers have worked exceptionally hard through a difficult year and persevered to provide valuable mentoring and educational opportunities to clients facing unprecedented challenges.