Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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BizPitch Savannah™ Winners

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November 17, 2022

It’s official! Savannah SCORE has announced the winners of the organization’s 5th Annual BizPitch Savannah entrepreneurial competition, Savannah’s version of TV’s Shark Tank.

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BizPitch Savannah™ Finalists

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October 12, 2022

Savannah SCORE has announced the finalists and panel of judges for its 5th Annual Shark Tank-style entrepreneurial competition. “BizPitch Savannah™”

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Cash Cow and Business Portfolio Health

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February 25, 2022

The role played by a “Cash Cow” component in your business portfolio is often undervalued and overlooked. Simply stated, the term “Cash Cow” is a term commonly used to describe a product or service which consistently generates positive cash flow. Typically “cash cows” are well established and within the mature stage of the business cycle. As such they offer limited opportunity for growth and require minimal new investment.

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The Entrepreneur’s Critical First Twelve Months

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February 24, 2022

Start-up businesses typically work with a limited cash reserve. As an initial step in your planning process, prepare a cash flow projection for the purpose of finding the point at which the business will reach a “breakeven” point” and subsequently begin to generate a positive cash flow. Despite the amount of research carried out by entrepreneurs, often revenue projections are overly optimistic and operating costs underestimated.

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Is it a business or a hobby?

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February 23, 2022

Many clients approach SCORE with ideas derived from established hobbies. Before investing large amounts of time and money to launch a new business the owner needs to consider whether It’s a realistic business opportunity or an expanded hobby.

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Starting A Business? You Need a “BAIL” Team

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January 24, 2022

Thinking of starting a business? Maybe you want to own a food truck. Maybe you want to sell products on the Internet. Maybe you have an opportunity to buy an existing business. Well, no matter what your business idea or ambition may be, you need a “BAIL” Team to help you be successful.

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Non-Profit Resource Center

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SCORE, which helps people start and reshape small businesses, also helps people who want to start not-for-profit or community service organizations. These organizations are... Read more

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2021 State of Small Business in Chatham County Symposium

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The "9th Annual State of Small Business in Chatham County Symposium" was presented on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Ten of the area's top business leaders reported on the current... Read more

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Running with Courage by Zenetria Ward

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December 9, 2021,

Many people tell you that entrepreneurship is not for the faint at heart. And many people going into business wonder why. Well, it’s because stepping into your dreams takes courage. Courage lies at the very seat of your soul.

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Success Should Be Measured By The Balance of Life, Not By How Busy You Are

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November 9, 2021,

The social scene is back! As the holiday season approaches, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the influx of social and networking events available to our small business community. As a business owner, how do you effectively run your business while efficiently managing your time?

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A Letter from the Chapter Chair

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October 1, 2021,

Welcome to Savannah SCORE! As the newly appointed Chapter Chair, it is a great privilege to lead our team of expert volunteers.

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Would Your Hobby Make a Sustainable Business?

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Running a successful business centered on doing something you love is the dream of many entrepreneurs. What could be more gratifying than making a living sharing your talents and... Read more

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