November 10: Boots to Business in Phillipsburg

The free Boots to Business program by SCORE WICHITA helps active, reserve and former military members—and their spouses or relatives—pursue entrepreneurship.

WWBIC Helps Entrepreneurs Who Face Barriers Obtain Support, Financing

When Green Bay SCORE mentor Timothy Majcen of Oconto Falls went to work with the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corporation several years ago, he saw it as a way to combine decades of experience in the banking industry with his desire to help small businesses obtain financing.

It's Swink's Business to Help Clients Build Theirs

“Where have you been all of my life?”

Melissa Swink, owner of Savvy CVA of Green Bay, says that is the most common phrase she hears from clients when they start working with her. 

The CVA stands for consultants and virtual assistants, and Swink, who is also social media specialist for the Green Bay SCORE chapter, says it is her business to help clients build their business.

SCORE Green Bay Workshop: Reach Customers Online with Google

Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your online presence using search engine optimization (SEO) and online advertising. We’ll also introduce tools that will help you run your business online, including Google Analytics and Trends.

In this workshop we’ll discuss best practices for:

  • Creating a free Google My Business listing
  • Improving your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices
  • Advertising your business on Google

Sleepy Hollow Farm Expands With Help From SCORE, USDA Microloan Program

Last week’s column featured the new partnership between SCORE and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). 

As the face of family farming changes, the USDA is encouraging the development of ag-related businesses by offering an array of loan programs. Among those is a microloan program that is being administered by area Farm Services Agency offices.

Joe Vosters Takes His Friendly Beds to Hotel Chains to Grow Business

Joe Vosters, owner of Bill-Ray Home Mobility, LLC in Appleton and a Fox Cities SCORE client, points to a recent article in USA TODAY as evidence that his most recent invention has a place in the hotel industry where major chains are looking for ways to set themselves apart.