We're Here for The Life of Your Business!

The Lake of the Ozarks SCORE mentors are ready to share their business experience with you – how to plan, how to market, what pitfalls to avoid – and they want to share it all, for FREE.

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WE ARE GROWING!!  We now serve all of Mid-Missouri with offices in Camdenton, Columbia, Jefferson City and Lebanon. 

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Free & Confidential Mentoring

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 any of our four locations. 

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Workshops & Events

Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Free Resources

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.

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3 Ways to Market Your Local Business Online

When your business is local, you may be wondering what’s the best way to “market yourself.” Verisign gives you 3 useful tips to help your business get the attention it deserves! Read more

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Why Good Employees Stay...or Leave

Talent can make or break a company, so it's essential that you know how to retain it. Read more

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7 TED Talks to Listen to for Business Inspiration

Let’s review some of the best TED talks to listen to and the lessons you can learn from them. Read more

Share Your Expertise - Become a SCORE Volunteer

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

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