See how we have helped small businesses in our community

SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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It Is All Downhill From Here

My SCORE mentor(s) helped me draft a business plan. They also reviewed all of the documentation I was required to complete in order to begin working independently. Finally, they... Read more

Michael Nagle
CEO/Consultant, Ashling Digital Inc.
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Mermaid Butter

SCORE mentor Pamela Kaur has helped Schol with every aspect of setting up her business, from choosing the right corporate structure to filing the necessary paperwork with the IRS... Read more

Dawn Schol
President, Mermaid Butter
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Best Comics

Maletta’s mentor, Lenny Buchholtz, suggested that he use social media as a low-cost way to promote his business. Based on those meetings, says Maletta, “I changed the marketing... Read more

Tommy Maletta
Best Comics
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Kat the Farmer LLC

Plan for more success than you could imagine! Every idea you have could take off, then what? You'll have to choose, hone, and perfect things so that you love your job more every ye Read more

Kat Johnson
Owner, Kat the Farmer LLC
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Madison Futsal

Learning a lot of details. Still implementing it, but especially helping me a lot with better support and utilizing staff well. Read more

Ilir Lushaj
Owner, Madison Futsal
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Love is a Rose

The Zoom meetings with Mentors Ed & George kept me going & provided coaching & support that was invaluable. Read more

Sid Fey
President, Love is a Rose
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Scioto Analysis

I have been hooked into resources being offered during the COVID-19 crisis that have kept the company afloat. I also have found it useful to have someone to help me in... Read more

Scioto Analysis
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Tiny Kitchen Bakeshop, LLC

Sometimes you can really feel like you are on your own island when you are starting a business. And for someone who had very limited business experience, I had no idea where to... Read more

Leah Schaffer
Founder, Tiny Kitchen Bakeshop, LLC
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Married Life Counseling

SCORE and my business mentor, Connie, helped me choose office space, design a website, and create a business plan, as well as provided input, feedback, and accountability. Read more

Christie Orosz
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor/ Owner, Married Life Counseling

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