SCORE Cape Fear News
November 2020
UPCOMING LOCAL EVENTS
VETERAN ENTREPRENEURSHIP CONFERENCE
Are you ready for our week-long inspirational and entrepreneurial event, featuring the SBA's Boots to Business Reboot program? The Conference, held in conjunction with AARP and SBA, will take place virtually from November 9 - 13, and is free for veterans and their spouses. Click here for program information, and here for registration information.
GROW WITH GOOGLE - USING DATA TO DRIVE GROWTH
November 10 | 10 AM
Don’t miss this official Grow With Google Marketing Webinar designed to grow your business during these uncertain times. Now more than ever, businesses need to know how to reach and engage with customers online. You'll learn how to easily, effectively, and affordably attract and retain customers online. As a bonus, ALL registrants will receive up to $150 in Google Ad Credit.
SIMPLE STEPS FOR STARTING YOUR BUSINESS
If you're thinking of starting a business, or have taken the first few steps towards achieving your dream, this 5-part workshop series is for you. It will be held in-person at Cape Fear Community College, at 6PM on November 3, 10, 19, 24 and December 1.
Session 1 on November 3rd is SOLD OUT. Session 2 on November 10th has some seats still available. You can register here and email us here and we'll provide you with the materials from Session 1 that you missed.
BIZ SUCCESS TIP
12 Reasons Why Small Businesses Need a Website

  • It shows you actually exist
  • You need to be found on Google
  • It increases your credibility
  • It's a reflection of the service you will provide
UPCOMING WEBINARS
2020 Year-End Tax Planning for Your Small Business

November 3 | 1 PM
In the final quarter of this most unusual and challenging year, there is still time to take action and favorably impact your bottom line. In this Webinar, you'll learn year-end actions to reduce your 2020 tax bill; refund opportunities to recoup taxes paid in prior years; and the necessary actions to get ready for 2021.
Navigating Your Small Business Through Financial Uncertainty

November 12 | 1 PM
Decisions about cutting expenses, adjusting business models and finding new sources of revenue leave many entrepreneurs questioning their next move. Topics we'll discuss in this Webinar include: understanding your operating expenses; business financial planning and decision making; managing your cash flow; and understanding the importance of margins.
ONE LAST THING....
Mentoring works!

Talk to a SCORE mentor for expert answers to any of your business questions; no question is too big or too small.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship. SCORE is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions and/or recommendations expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA.
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