Welcome to SCORE Cape Fear Region's October Newsletter
The Coalition's Business Roundtables Breakfast
Oct. 2nd, 7:30 - 10:00 AM at Cape Fear Community College's Union Station
The Coalition is comprised of 11 groups devoted to the growth of entrepreneurs and small businesses in our region. This year's Breakfast will bring together subject matter experts from a range of industries to assist small business owners and influencers. 
Click here for more information and to register.
2019 Startup Success Virtual Conference
Join thousands of aspiring and current small business owners for the  2019 Startup Success Virtual Conference on October 24th  - a half-day, online conference, brought to you by SCORE and  FedEx .
Conference runs from 12:00 - 5:00 PM.

Experts from Google, FedEx, FranNet and more will present  Webinars on popular startup topics . Plus, participate in online mentoring and networking, enter for chances to win prize giveaways, get free resources & more.

Fall Workshops and Events - Local and Free
Simple Steps for Starting your Business

A five-part workshop series designed to help entrepreneurs create a business from an idea; and assist existing small businesses or home-based professionals to expand and thrive.

Dates: Oct. 23, 24, 30, Nov. 6, 7;
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Location: Cape Fear Community College
Union Station (Building U)
502 N. Front Street, Room U-529
Wilmington, NC 28401

Panel Discussion on Digital Marketing

Learn how to promote your business using various social media outlets, such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn, and what you need for your website (e.g. privacy policies, copyrights, e-commerce security).

Nov 5th at 10:00 AM at Southport-Oak Island Chamber of Commerce.
For more info:
Nov 13th at 8:45 AM at Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.
For more info:
Does Google Love My Business?
How to Rule in Local Search
Free Webinar, Oct 15th at 1:00 PM
Do you want your small business to be found online locally? Does search engine optimization seem too complicated and time-consuming? In this Webinar, find out how to optimize your business presence for local searches. You will learn how you can be found in your local area and why that matters.

SCORE is a nonprofit resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Because of this, our mentoring services are free, no matter how many times you visit a mentor. Contact SCORE today to connect with your own mentor.