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SCORE Business Advice

Learn how to start and manage a business through SCORE mentoring; Get free business advice on how to grow your business. Let one of our experienced business professionals help with suggestions for improving your business. Attend a business seminar or workshop, learn more about running a business.


SCORE Business Mentoring

  • Starting your business
  • Managing your business
  • Growing your business
  • Financing your business
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Business & Technology
  • Online Business

Each year, thousands of our small business owners get expert business advice at no charge. For business advice, please fill out a business mentoring request.



SC LowCountry SCORE is offering a three-part series of business seminars, to help individuals decide whether to start a business or not. Start your business with the best ‘tried and true’ tips and resources in your toolkit.


Simple Steps For Starting A Business

Start-up Basics and Business Planning

June 27, 2017      For More Details ...

Generating Sales

July 11, 2017      For More Details ...

Financial Issues in Starting a Business

July 25, 2017      For More Details ...

SCORE sponsors these busiess seminars and offers them at no cost for anyone who wants to start a business. These sessions will be held from 5:00 pm to 6:45 pm at the Bluffton Branch of the Beaufort County Public Library.

If you are willing to roll up your sleeves and work with our instructors, you'll come away with a good understanding of the specific challenges and opportunities you will face in starting your own business.


SC Lowcountry SCORE

The SC Lowcountry SCORE chapter offers free, confidential business mentoring to small business clients in Beaufort, Colleton, Jasper and Hampton counties. Our offices are located in Bluffton, Hilton Head, and Beaufort. We can work with you on any business issue from starting your business to selling it.


SCORE Mentor Expertise

  • Acquisition
  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Advertising
  • Banking
  • Business Operations
  • Buy/Sell A Business
  • Computers
  • Construction
  • Customer Service
  • Distribution
  • Finance
  • Franchising
  • Health Care
  • Human Resources
  • Internet Marketing
  • Insurance
  • Import/Export
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing/Sales
  • Restaurants
  • Online Stores
  • Retail Stores
  • Search Engine Advertising
  • Technology
  • Website Design
  • Non-Profit

SCORE also works with non-profit organizations. We have several local SCORE mentors with experience in running non-profit organizations.

For any general questions about SCORE, you can contact us.

SCORE Association

SCORE is a non-profit, volunteer association sponsored by the Small Business Administration. There are more than 10,000 SCORE volunteers nationwide, while the SC Lowcountry SCORE chapter has 40 business mentors locally. Our mentors are ready to work with you on a wide range of business issues; remember SCORE mentoring services are free. We can meet with you at one of our SCORE offices or at your place of business.

Retired and working business executives, as well as business owners, volunteer their time and expertise with SCORE. When you request SCORE mentoring, we will match you with a mentor that has REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE with the business issue you're facing. We offer much more than textbook answers; we offer practical solutions based on our own business experiences.


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SC LowCountry SCORE, PO Box 5647, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928-2506
Hilton Head: 843-785-7107        Bluffton: 843-785-7107        Beaufort: 843-470-0800