May Bits & Pieces

 

SUCCESS STORY


 

While volunteering for a nonprofit that provided food and clothing to low-income families, Lucy Langley realized that new underwear was hardly ever donated.

She talked to Laura Delaflor to determine how they could address the lack of undergarment donations and meet clients' needs. 


How SCORE helped : Volunteer mentor Brian Jarvis helped Langley and Delaflor take the first steps in launching The Undies Project and advised them to host their first drive. "Without him, we would not have the confidence we now do to ask for help and donations," the women note.
 
 
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Readying Your Products for E-Commerce Success

 



Before the Internet age, small business startups had little opportunity to 

showcase their products right alongside major national brands. Online 

marketplaces have leveled the playing field for small businesses, effectively 

helping them leap geographic boundaries and sell their products in markets that 

would never have been possible. 




5 Ways to Increase Sales with Text Messages




Making sales is the lifeblood of any business, and one of the simplest yet most 

effective ways to increase sales is with text messaging. How?

 
Upcoming  Workshops 
 
Improving Your Website 

May 3, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Greenwich Library
Every business needs to have a website. It is often the first place a customer visits after initial contact is made with a business representative. Your business may appear in a Google search when a potential client is researching services that your business provides. Is your website responsive or representative of your business?



Creating Your Business Plan

May 8, 2018 -  6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. - Fairfield Library  
Once you have compiled all of the necessary business and financial information about your business, you MUST now organize this information in a professional document. And, there is no better way to accomplish this than creating your professional business plan.


  
Exploring Global Opportunities 

May 16, 2018 - 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Housatonic Community College Room 351, Beacon Hall 
An Overview of Global Opportunities and Resources for Small Business.






In 2016 our chapter started 846 new businesses and created 705 non-owner jobs (independently verified).  We are very proud of our track record and accomplishments and welcome you to take advantage of our services at your convenience.  

We would also encourage you to volunteer with us and help continue the mission of being America's top small business advocates.  The leaders of our Chapter are committed to maintaining the highest standards and performing for our clients at the highest possible level.

 
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