We're local volunteers eager to provide free help to small businesses in the Panhandle region of Florida.

We're not academics or just taken some training courses; we've actually lived it.

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Panama City Useful Links

This is a page of links to local Chambers of Commerce as well as small business related agencies. Read more

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Business Plan Made Easy

So, you've got what you hope is a good idea for a small business. You may not need a formal business plan because you can mostly self-fund. Read more

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"Bankers Delight" Business Plan

At least in our territory, bankers are not interested in the extensive business plans discussed in most books or how-to's. Instead they just want the facts. Read more

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Current Technology for Small Business webinar

The Business Technology Program (championed by at&t) presents the narrated PowerPoint presentation in several modules detailing the features and benefits of myriad technology tools Read more

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How to Really Start Your Own Business eBook

A workbook from The Company Corporation and SCORE that helps detail all the steps necessary to successfully start your own small business. Read more

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Simple Steps for Growing Your Business Workbook

SCORE is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed. As part of that goal, we offer this educational resource to help you plan for that success. Read more

Despite our acronym (Service Corps of Retired Executives), you do not have to be retired or an executive, although many of us are.  Instead, you simply need the experience and willingness to be able to help small businesses succeed.  Current local volunteers have backgrounds in HR, Engineering, Accounting, Sales, Marketing, Production, etc., but our clients' needs are even more diverse, so join us.

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