• SCORE Chapter 86

    SCORE Chapter 86


    Business Services

    About Us

    SCORE is a national service organization that supports small businesses nationwide. SCORE has a network of over 11,000 volunteers operating in 340+ local chapters around the country. The organization is supported by the US Small Business Administration (SBA).

    Locally in Jacksonville, our counselors' skills include: accounting, consulting, distribution, financial planning, franchising, human resources, marketing, operations, publishing, retail sales, strategic planning, sales, consumer products, Internet, technology, and nonprofit management, and doing business with the government.

    We provide support to business owners in several ways, including FREE confidential mentoring for startups and existing businesses, Workshops to help entrepreneurs start and run a successful business, advice on how to get a business loan, and assistance with putting together a successful business plan.


    • Face-to-Face Mentoring: These are confidential one-on-one sessions with a SCORE counselor
    • Email Mentoring: Need a quick answer to a specific question? Then please try email counseling.
    • Business Coaching: For existing business owners, a tailored program to meet your specific needs.
    • Workshops: We offer a four week workshop series which is directed toward aspiring and emerging business owners.
    • Local Resources: SCORE Jacksonville recommends the following resources to help you


    Make Your Website Work for You in the New Year
    • ''Learn how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports your goals.
    • Tuesday Dec 6, 2022
    6 Creative Ways to Use Automation
    • Business automation is everywhere. It’s the “sorry I missed you” email from a salesperson who just left you a voicemail. The birthday coupon from a restaurant.
    • Tuesday Dec 6, 2022
    Gearing Up for 2023: Goal Setting that Brings Results
    Ponga su negocio en la búsqueda de Google y Maps
    Is Crowdfunding Right for My Business?
    • Crowdfunding is a new source of business funding as well as a way to get pre-sales of your products.
    • Wednesday Dec 7, 2022
    Becoming a QuickBooks Power User (QB03)
    • Join us for this QuickBooks online class to learn about the basic reports and how to create them for your company.
    • Wednesday Dec 7, 2022
    Tax Boot Camp for Small Business Owners
    • This seminar is specifically developed for small business owners who have little to no experience or understanding of the role and impact of income taxes.
    • Thursday Dec 8, 2022
    Use YouTube to Grow Your Business in the New Year
    Starting Your New Business
    • This workshop is designed to guide you through the steps necessary for starting a business.
    • Saturday Dec 10, 2022
    How to Manage Your Business with KPIs
    • ''This workshop will cover what KPIs are available, how to calculate them and how to select the right ones for you given your type of business.''
    • Monday Dec 12, 2022
    Marketing Your Business
    • For people who want to obtain trial by customers and growth for their business, whether it is a product, service or both.
    • Tuesday Dec 13, 2022
    How to Drive New Business on Social Media
    • You know you should be on social media for your business or non-profit. You know it can help you drive more new and repeat business for your organization.
    • Tuesday Dec 13, 2022
    Gearing Up for 2023: Goal Setting that Brings Results
    Building Your Business Plan
    • Designed for anyone who has done their business research, most of their marketing plan, and understands some basic accounting and finance.
    • Wednesday Dec 14, 2022
    Build Your Brand
    • One of the key reasons to invest in marketing is to develop brand recognition so that you and your business resonate with your intended clientele.
    • Thursday Dec 15, 2022
    SCORE Jacksonville CEO FORUM Collaborating for Success
    • As many small business owners quickly discover, “it can be very lonely at the top”. That is about to change for those operating a business in Jacksonville with
    • Wednesday Dec 21, 2022
    Globalícese con Market Finder de Google
    • With the right tools and international marketing strategy, businesses are expanding globally to meet new demands.
    • Wednesday Dec 21, 2022