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Jan 21, 2016, 09:10 ET
SCORE, the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on how small businesses are utilizing marketing analytics to track business growth and identify opportunities for improvement.

New Infographic--Marketing Analytics: Use Data to Grow Your Business

 SCORE, – www.score.org – the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on how small...

Jan 13, 2016, 09:10 ET

National Search Underway to Identify America's Small Business Champions

SCORE, a national nonprofit dedicated to mentoring small business owners, is teaming up with Sam's Club to launch the 2016 American Small Business...

Dec 08, 2015, 09:10 ET

SCORE Announces New Board Members and Board Executive Team

 SCORE, – www.score.org – the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, is pleased to announce its...

Nov 18, 2015, 09:15 ET

New Infographic--Small Business Saturday®

SCORE – www.score.org – the nation's largest network of volunteer expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on the success of...

Sep 29, 2015, 09:10 ET

New Infographic--Content Marketing Part 3: Social Media Best Practices

 SCORE, – www.score.org – the nation's largest network of free, expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on the most...

Sep 10, 2015, 10:05 ET

Outstanding Small Businesses and Supporters to Receive Honors at 7th Annual SCORE Awards

 SCORE, – www.score.org – mentors to America's small businesses, announces the winners of the 2015 SCORE Awards recognizing...

Sep 02, 2015, 09:10 ET

New Infographic: B2C Content Marketing Best Practices

SCORE, – www.score.org - the nation's largest network of free, expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on the most effective...

Aug 06, 2015, 09:10 ET

New Infographic: B2B Content Marketing Best Practices

 SCORE, – www.score.org - the nation's largest network of free, expert business mentors, has gathered statistics on the most...

Jul 01, 2015, 09:10 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics on the financial strains of small business owners in the United States. In the second quarter of 2015, overall small business optimism dropped for the first time since 2012. Lower revenues and tighter credit in 2015 are discouraging business owners.

New Infographic: Small Business Owners Struggle Financially in 2015

SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics on the financial strains of small business...

May 27, 2015, 10:03 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics on the growth and economic impact of women-owned and minority-owned businesses in the United States. In total, there are currently 9.1 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. that employ 7.9 million people and generate $1.4 trillion in annual revenues. Since 1997, the number of women-owned firms in the U.S. has increased by 67.8% while the number of men-owned firms increased by 34.4%.

New Infographic: Women-owned and Minority-owned Businesses on the Rise in the U.S.

SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics on the growth and economic impact of women-owned and...

Apr 28, 2015, 09:10 ET

New Infographic: Effective B2B Sales Processes for Small Businesses

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered...

Mar 26, 2015, 09:10 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics that report on how small businesses are finding new employees and how they are keeping employees happy.

New Infographic: The Challenges & Successes of Small Business Human Resource Management

SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics that report on how small businesses are finding new...

Mar 20, 2015, 09:10 ET

SCORE to Honor Outstanding Small Businesses, Non-Profits and Supporters at 7th Annual SCORE Awards

SCORE, – www.SCORE.org – announces the 2015 SCORE Awards taking place on September 17, 2015 in Washington, DC. The seventh annual...

Feb 26, 2015, 09:10 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics that report on how important mobile optimization is for small business websites and how small business owners can best convert mobile visitors into customers.

New Infographic: The Importance of Mobile Marketing for Small Business

SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics that report on how important mobile optimization is...

Feb 25, 2015, 09:00 ET
Washington, D.C. - February 24, 2015 - Today SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, announces the winners of The American Small Business Championship, a program supported by Sam's Club, providing expert training, resources and networking opportunities to small business owners. A total of 102 winners from 48 states were chosen based on written, video and photo entries that detailed the sacrifices each had made to achieve small business success. Winners were determined by online voting and a panel of judges comprised of small business experts. View the full list of 102 winning businesses at championship.score.org.

SCORE and Sam's Club Announce 102 Winners of The American Small Business Championship

Today SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, announces the winners of The American Small Business Championship, a...

Jan 28, 2015, 09:20 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning how much time and money small businesses spend each year on accounting and tax preparation and each month on payroll administration. Owners were also surveyed on their opinions of the most burdensome small business management tasks.

New Infographic: The Burden of Small Business Accounting, Taxes and Payroll

SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning how much time and money small businesses...

Dec 30, 2014, 09:20 ET
Washington, D.C. - SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning how much online activity consumers engage in prior to a purchase and how well small businesses' websites are rising to the challenge of fulfilling these consumers' needs for information.

New Infographic: Trends in Online Shopping, How Well Are Small Business Websites Meeting Consumers' Needs

 SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning how much online activity consumers...

Oct 21, 2014, 09:20 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning the state of small business in the U.S. including changes in owner sentiment, growth in women-owned businesses, loan approval rates and SCORE's impact.

New Infographic Declares the Current State of Small Business

 SCORE, – www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, has gathered statistics concerning the state of small business in the...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:10 ET
SCORE, - www.score.org - mentors to America's small businesses, announces the winners of the 2014 SCORE Awards recognizing excellence in American small business owners and non-profits whose success has been impacted by SCORE's services. (PRNewsFoto/SCORE Association)

Outstanding Small Businesses and Supporters to Receive Honors at 6th Annual SCORE Awards

SCORE, – www.score.org – mentors to America's small businesses, announces the winners of the 2014 SCORE Awards recognizing excellence...

Jul 22, 2014, 09:20 ET
SCORE's Business Plan Assist Program pairs aspiring and current entrepreneurs with an expert mentor to help them start, revise or complete their business plans. Entrepreneurs who complete a business plan are twice as likely to grow their business or obtain capital. Find out more at www.score.org/BPA (PRNewsFoto/SCORE Association)

SCORE Announces 'Business Plan Assist' Program to Aid Entrepreneurs in Effective Planning

SCORE, – www.score.org – mentors to America's small businesses, debuts the Business Plan Assist program which pairs expert small...