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Clipper Merchant Tea House

Melinda reached out to the Oxford Hills SCORE organization for business advice on generating a business plan, working through the process of a business loan, her website... Read more

Clipper Merchant Tea House
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Maine Mineral Adventures

Jody knew that SCORE provided help with preparing business plans, so she contacted the Portland chapter for help in creating what would become Maine Mineral Adventures. Read more

Jody and Zoltan Matolcsy
Owner / Founder, Maine Mineral Adventures
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Hot Dog Waggin

In April 2011 Linda took advantage of SCORE’s free counseling. She met with mentors and, with their guidance, developed a business plan and cash flow projection. She also... Read more

Linda Hamilton
Hot Dog Waggin
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Maine Mineral Adventures

Jody and Zoltan will continue to look to SCORE for help as they look for ways to continue expanding their business. "SCORE gave us the confidence that we could make it on our own... Read more

Jody and Zoltan Matolcsy
Maine Mineral Adventures
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Well Point Veterinary Service

Veterinarian Suzanne Best began planning to expand her local practice several years ago, but wasn't sure where to start.  That's where SCORE comes in.  Dr. Best worked with... Read more

Dr. Suzanne Best, DVM
Well Point Veterinary Service
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From Mediocre to Booming

Through Ben, I have learned to do data analysis much more efficiently. I know where my finances are at any given moment and have learned how to do very accurate projections of the... Read more

Maria Conneway
Owner/groomer, TenderCare Pet Salon and Day Spa
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From Corporate to Startup

I needed some mentorship in marketing and sales. I did not really know where to start. Gary helped me tremendously by breaking down the process into smaller steps. He helped me... Read more

Anne-Sophie Le Bloas
CEO, Ravacan Inc.
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Mentoring Mentors

Ben Fisco has been a continual reminder of the importance of the "bottom line". He offers ideas and suggestions that are within my ability, keeps me focused and accountable, and... Read more

Tricia Beck
Founder, CEO, Beck Leadership
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Remote SCORE Mentoring a Huge Success

Michael Siegel, from the Savannah SCORE chapter, has been an invaluable part of my success. I was connected with him through the SCORE website mostly because of his work in the... Read more

Cheryl W. Smith
Owner, Consider It Done Transition Services
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Overnight Success; 20 years later

Several ways!! He helped me to understand financial reports and financing. How credit works, how to get it, and what to use it for. He gave me confidence to move forward even when... Read more

Tracee Murphy
CEO/Principal Designer, Trade Mark Interiors, Inc.

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