Worcester SCORE has provided free, expert advice to Worcester County businesses since 1967. Click our 2-minute video at left to view testimonials from an established local business and a retail start-up, then click here to request a meeting to boost your sales and profits. Our scheduler will contact you within 24 hours to arrange a meeting at a nearby Chamber office. Our forte is providing objective insights to help grow sales and profits of existing ventures!
Request our Always Free Business Check-up here! Over 30 Worcester SCORE mentors, both working and retired executive volunteers, have a wealth of hands-on experience across many functions and industries. We happily provide FREE and confidential advice to any small business, including start-ups. Mentoring is available at any of our seven Chamber of Commerce branch offices, at your place of business, and/or by email. For a one-hour appointment, please click here to request a meeting to boost your sales and profits. Our scheduler will contact you within 24 hours to arrange a meeting with a well-matched advisor (or two) at a nearby Chamber office in Worcester, Westborough, Fitchburg, Whitinsville, Devens, Sturbridge, or Marlborough. (For meeting hours and other information for each office, please click here.)
Every spring and fall, our Worcester SCORE mentors conduct a seven-week series of Tuesday evening workshops in Marlborough, "Successful Start-Ups." This low-cost workshop series provides valuable information and techniques for establishing and managing a successful business. Added speakers (such as a successful SCORE client, social media marketer, etc.) are often included as well. Details are available if you click here.
Also browse SCORE's excellent selection of Online Workshops by clicking here. (Enter keyword terms in right-hand block.)
This link provides a wide variety of documents, templates, and tools to assist you in starting or growing your business. The information covers a wide range of subjects including initial business planning, capital sources, government agencies, and much more. After checking Worcester SCORE's specific resources for Central Massachusetts, also click and browse SCORE's national offerings for more general resources, using the keyword blocks.