We’re Here for The Life of Your Business.

SCORE helps small business in every stage of development. Potential Entrepreneurs, Start-Ups, and Smaller Firms. In other words, SCORE Mentoring is for you, whether you are starting out or already up and running and wanting to grow.

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Website Accessibility & Protection: Making Your Website Legally Compliant

Most small businesses have websites. Yet most small business owners are not aware of the laws that apply to those websites. Read more


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SCORE's Impact in Santa Barbara County and Beyond

SCORE is a uniquely American organization that synthesizes two historic national ideals: entrepreneurial spirit and volunteerism. Since 1964, SCORE has provided expert volunteer me Read more

Free Mentoring

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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Workshops & Events

Register today for our FREE business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Templates & Tools

If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Help Make Dreams Come True - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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Our Mentors

Legal Services
I am a local, currently practicing, attorney and can help provide the legal background on a wide array of issues.  As... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I want to help you assess and grow your business, build a successful team and achieve your objectives with... Read More >
Technology & IT Services
I can help individuals and companies with their online presence. This includes choosing the right domain name,... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
Alain can help you in the area of industrial design. Industrial design is the art of taking a concept or idea thru... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I’m Juliana Ramirez, and I love providing peace of mind to my clients. I’m always ready and committed to find... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help you decide on effective marketing strategies and how to learn practical skills to implement them.  In... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
I can help you to launch and operate a business. I have experience across a range of disciplines including... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
45 years as an active member of the city of Santa Barbara area.  20 years in the restaurant/hospitality industry; 10... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
Elizabeth James founded Rincon Controller and Tax Services after realizing that small businesses often need the... Read More >
Sales, Marketing & Public Relations
As a business coach, specializing in digial marketing, email marketing and website building/editing, I help business... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
Business Start Up as well as have extensive experience in manufacturing, sales, marketing, warehousing, distribution... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
Retired from the IRS in December, 2013.  Opened up an office in Montecito, California to provide my experience and... Read More >
Manufacturing & Product Development
I can help  you in all areas of the apparel business; strategy, planning and the implementation of decisions to take... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
US Navy, Naval Reactors Staff, Wash, DC Engineer, GE, Fast Breeder Reactor Dept, 3 years VP Int'l Ops, Windsurfing... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
Possessing unusually deep operational and financial expertise and experience, I help owners solve thorny business and... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can leverage my experience from working with large corporations, in addition to starting and owning my small... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
Proven Senior Level Manager with over 14 years of experience delivering web based e-commerce solutions (point of sale... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
Entrepreneur with over forty years of developing, operating and expanding profitable companies Developed built and... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
I can help clients make better business decisions. I have knowledge, experience and skills involved in starting,... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
    He has extensive knowledge in all aspects of business operation inluding, employee relations, HR, financing,... Read More >
Business Finance & Accounting
My business career consists of five start up businesses and eight years in Corporate Management.  The businesses... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
If your goal is to make money, I can assist you in assessing and modifying your Idea.  Then I can help you implement... Read More >
Business Strategy & Planning
30 year veteran of the advertising agency business. Skills include new business development, administration,... Read More >