Free Small Business Advice for the Life of Your Business

LOCAL SCORE MENTORS help small businesses in every stage. Whether you are starting out or wanting to grow, SCORE provides guidance in business analysis, marketing, finance, sales, and business development.

Webinar Series: Setting up a Sustainable Accounting System

A six part guide to a QuickBooks and bookkeeping foundation. Can be implemented over 5-to-6 weeks or 5-to-6 months depending on your business needs. Read more

Webinar Series: Small Business Branding and Marketing

A three part series that introduces the value of brand building, knowing your market, and how to reach them successfully on social media. Read more

Live Event

4 Week Series: Learn Skills to Ease Stress and Increase Resilience: Mindfulness Fundamentals for Small Business Owners and Staff

Four weekly, 1-hour, interactive zoom group sessions with guided practice and discussion to enhance work performance, as well as customer and team communication and relationships. Read more

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Recorded Webinar

COVID Relief Update Recorded Webinar 2

Recorded January 12, 2021. Santa Barbara Mentors focus on the newly rolled out COVID relief programs and how to get much needed relief funding as quickly as possible. Read more

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New Stimulus for Businesses: Employee Retention Credit Recorded Webinar

A recording of a webinar held by SCORE Santa Barbara on February 16, 2021. Santa Barbara, CA business leaders discuss details regarding the expanded Tax Credit relief program, up... Read more

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Negocios Latinos: Sobreviviendo y Recuperándose durante Covid-19

Serie de talleres virtuales de 4 semanas en español presentado por SCORE Santa Barbara, donde se compartirán recursos y herramientas prácticas para dueños de negocios de habla... Read more

Webinar Series: Digital Marketing

A six part webinar series presented by SCORE Santa Barbara covering all aspects of digital marketing. Read more

Webinar Series: Navigating Your Business Through Uncertainty Towards Recovery

A series of webinars that provides support and tools to analyze your business situation, develop a tactical ad strategic plan - and to suggest action. Read more

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Build Winning E-Mail Marketing Campaigns For The Holidays & Beyond Recorded Webinar

For every $1 spent on e-mail marketing there is an average $44 return on investment. If you are not already consistently using e-mail to capture new sales, you need to start now!... Read more

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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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Become a Volunteer

As a SCORE volunteer you can give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs. SCORE volunteers help entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. 

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Local Santa Barbara County SCORE Workshops and Interactive Sessions

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