SCORE provides FREE, in-depth business counseling for business owners and small businesses, providing assistance with starting a business, writing a business plan, and helping successful firms in planning for expansion. SCORE is a volunteer, non-profit association affiliated with the Small Business Administration.  

SCORE NYC counselors can help you succeed in business by offering FREE advice and counseling on:

  • Selecting a legal structure
  • Securing funding
  • Preparing a business plan
  • Developing marketing and sales strategies
  • Working in international trade
  • Using internet and web site facilities
  • Leveraging blogs and social networks
  • Buying or selling a business
  • Learning the ins and outs of a particular business
  • Choosing a specific branch of an industry
  • Understanding day-to-day operations of a particular business
  • Managing business operations and personnel
  • Learning about not-for-profit organizations
  • Advising about various SBA programs and their availability


For further information visit NYC SCORE.

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Any small business can obtain free, confidential help. Whether considering starting your own business, have a business that is experiencing problems, are ready to expand, or need some other type of advice, SCORE can help.