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The Tip of the Mitt SCORE chapter, located in scenic Northern Michigan, was established in 1988. It serves the northern Lower Peninsula and the eastern Upper Peninsula. There are 25 dedicated volunteers.

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SCORE Brings You Google Training

Pamela StarJoin Pamela Starr, a professional trainer for Grow with Google, for presentations all small business owners should attend. Topics include using YouTube to grow your business, selling online with Google's eCommerce tools ,and reaching customers with google. Attend live to get all your questions answered. 

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Blog

QUALITY in a Service Business 

Learn more about the quality-related characteristics for services and how they different from those for products. SCORE mentor Jim Abbey provides the insight. Read more

Blog

Positive Marketing

Striving to be positive in your marketing materials can be tricky. Here are some tips from Marcie Wolf, Abuzz Marketing, for ensuring positivity. Read more

Blog

Signs, Signs, Everywhere There Are Signs

Use caution when creating signs. They are the first thing people see. SCORE mentor Kathryn Bardins shares the reasons to ensure accuracy in your signage ... and a reminder they... Read more

Video

Michigan Cyber Command Center presentation

Michigan Cyber Command Center (MC3) is offering some basic cybersecurity best practices to help Michigan organizations and individuals stay safe online. The recording from an... Read more

SCORE Tip of the Mitt provides free and confidential business advice and counseling tailored to meet the needs of your business and your personal objectives. SCORE Tip of the Mitt also offers workshops, for a modest fee, for both start-up and in-business entrepreneurs.

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Find Your Mentor

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 mentors online or by phone.

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Workshops and Events

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

Workshops & Events

Browse Resource Library

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.

Browse Resource Library

Share Your Business Knowledge

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 businessowners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

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