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2016 Clients of the Year

SCORE Selects Three Entrepreneurs 2016 Clients of the Year

2016 Clients of the Year

      Contact: Melinda Zemper                                                                                                              Sept. 26, 2016 Email: mzemper@fuse.net Phone: (513) 706-3737   SCORE Selects Three Entrepreneurs 2016 Clients of the Year Three regional businesses—a catering company, an at-home … 
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So You Want to Own Your Own Business

Last Wednesday over 20 people attended the first workshop presented by the SBA and SCORE for people interested in starting a business. Mr. Richard Dumaine from SCORE helped the attendees do a skill assessment to determine if owning a business was right for them. The audience seemed most interested as some common myths about being a business owner were reviewed and dispelled. Mrs. Nicole Pickard first presented an overview of what the Small Business Administration’s role is and how it helps small business entrepreneurs. She … 
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How To Form a Nonprofit Organization

Contact: Melinda Zemper Feb. 1, 2016 Phone: (513) 706-3737| Email: mzemper@fuse.net New SCORE Seminar to Help Entrepreneurs Form a Nonprofit Organization Volunteer arm of SBA offers 45 SCORE workshops per year Greater Cincinnati SCORE, business volunteers who help entrepreneurs start up and run small businesses and nonprofits, will offer a new seminar on “How to Form a Nonprofit Organization.” The seminar will be held Saturday, March 19 from 8:15 am to noon at the Hamilton County Development Center in Norwood. It is one of 45 SCORE … 
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How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview

OK! I stole this from www.dummies.com but I thought every point was valid. So I decided to share it with you. I guess that not all entrepreneurs are out looking for work but some are and others should be looking for these traits in applicants for jobs at their business. How to Sell Yourself in a Job Interview Preparation is key when you’re ready to sell yourself during a job interview. In order to sell yourself (that is, your skills and experience) to the interviewer, thoroughly research … 
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Four Businesses Named SCORE Greater Cincinnati Clients of the Year

Contact: Melinda Zemper Sept. 24, 2014 Phone: (513) 706-3737| Email: mzemper@fuse.net Four Businesses Named SCORE Greater Cincinnati Clients of the Year Cincinnati and national SCORE celebrate 50th birthday A nonprofit that builds self-esteem in girls through art, video production studio, exhibit fabricator and a tax franchise were named top greater Cincinnati SCORE Clients of the Year Sept. 19 at a Maketewah Country Club luncheon meeting. A Brush of Hope headed by Aimee Lowrance of Mason; JYSproductions led by Jason Young of Kenwood; Exhibit 3 Fabrications … 
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SCORE Greater Cincinnati Selects Betsy Newman as Executive Director

Contact: Melinda Zemper Aug. 1, 2014 Phone: (513) 706-3737 Email: mzemper@fuse.net SCORE Greater Cincinnati Selects Betsy Newman as Executive Director Hyde Park resident is author, speaker, business consultant Betsy Newman of Hyde Park, a speaker, business consultant and author of five leadership and career-enhancing books, has been selected executive director for the greater Cincinnati SCORE chapter. She begins her duties August 4. “Her role will be to take SCORE to even higher levels of achievement and recognition,” said Bill Haman, SCORE counselor and selection committee … 
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The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being An Entrepreneur

From OnStartups The 11 Harsh Realities Of Being An Entrepreneur There’s always talk about the end game in the form of an acquisition, funding announcement, or eventual flame out. Hollywood has even made a movie about the founding of Facebook that glamorizes startup life instead of showing what it really is: a day in day out marathon of work with very little glamor. We rarely hear about the harsh realities that entrepreneurs face and the journey that this entails. This isn’t meant to be a … 
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Exhibit 3 Fabrications Climbs Roller-Coaster Hills of Small Business Success

Contact: Melinda Zemper May 23, 2014 Phone: (513) 706-3737| Email: mzemper@fuse.net Exhibit 3 Fabrications Climbs Roller-Coaster Hills of Small Business Success Exhibit 3 Fabrication s, LLC of Erlanger has the ideal formula for its small business success: do good work, maintain client relationships and watch the work stream in. The signage, industrial display and exhibit fabricator has been named a greater Cincinnati SCORE Client Success for growing from three to seven employees in its second year in business. David “Dude” Johnson of Hebron, Ky., and … 
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Location, Location, Location!

Frank Raeon, a mentor and counselor at SCORE here in Cincinnati has published a book recently called “The ABC’s of Site Selection: How to Pick Winners and Avoid Losers” The book is available at AMAZON, Barnes and Noble and Alibris to name a few. The Cincinnati Enquirer published a story about Frank on February 4th 2011. <Click Here> for the article in the Cincinnati Enquirer. We borrowed the text from the Cincinnati Enquirer and entered it below: The first three rules of real estate have … 
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Trusting your Customer?

This post has nothing to do with small business specifically but it has a lot to do with sales and opportunities. I was reading a post on another blog where the writer was explaining that his company could provide: The Best Price The Best Quality The Best Delivery Please pick any two! The above reminded me of one of my life’s experiences! Many years ago I went on sales training with Varian Associates to be a Electron Device Group Sales Engineer. Ultimately I nailed the … 
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