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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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Be Your Own Boss: 4 College Degrees That Lead to Small Business Success 

Understanding basic business concepts will benefit every entrepreneur. Doug Tippett, career development specialist at North Central Michigan College, explains which degrees can... Read more

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Boost Your Business Leveraging Top Social Media Trends

Learn from The Gurus how to use the top social media trends to boost sales, reach your target market, convert social followers to consumers and how to create an online community... Read more

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Is Crowdfunding For You?

Is crowdfunding for you? Learn the pros and cons and find out how to make the most of your crowdfunding effort from SCORE Tip of the Mitt volunteer mento Sharon Schappacher. 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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