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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.



SCORE Events-Recognition

Laurie Brown Chamber Recogntion SCORE At WAAHHI

Small Business of The Year 2018
Chamber Recognizes Laurie Brown
Owner of Aunt Laurie's And SCORE Mentor

Women's Association of Hilton Head Island (WAHHI)
SCORE Booth
SCORE Mentors Judy Dunning, John Ferrara


Aunt Laurie’s, founded by Laurie Brown, was awarded ‘Small Business of The Year’ by the Hilton Head-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce during its annual ball. The company’s Lowcountry inspired gift baskets are assembled by people with disabilities who are learning skills through the job, according to a chamber press release. “I believe life is a mission, not an intermission,” Brown said. “I followed my dreams and my passions to open Aunt Laurie’s.” Read more ...

Since 1961, the Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island has played a vital role in our community. The goals are to promote the natural and cultural beauty of the island, to encourage projects which benefit the community and to facilitate communication among the women of the island. Read more ...

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, contact us.

SCORE Association

SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, with more than 10,000 volunteers in 300 chapters nationwide. Since its founding in 1964 as a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE has helped more than 10 million current and aspiring entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops and educational services. In 2016 alone, SCORE helped to create 54,072 new businesses and add 78,691 new, full-time, non-owner jobs to the American economy.

SCORE is a non-profit, volunteer association sponsored by the Small Business Administration. Our business 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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Hilton Head: 843-785-7107        Bluffton: 843-785-7107        Beaufort: 843-470-0800