Free SCORE Webinars Keeps Small Businesses a Step Ahead in September

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These free September webinars from SCORE offer helpful advice to small business owners.

How to Start and Operate a Small Business

On Tuesday, Sept. 21, learn “How to Start and Operate a Small Business .”

The webinar runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

If you are thinking about becoming your own boss, this is a chance to get an overview of the things you need to know and the skills you need to have.

Join attorney and SCORE presenter, Frank P. Farmer, Jr., in a discussion of the ‘nuts and bolts” issues that should be considered when starting and operating a small business.

Frank will discuss topics including the need and usefulness of developing a business plan; selecting a business organizational structure; fictitious name registration; licensing; hiring employees vs. independent contractors; obtaining tax identification numbers and other related topics.

Frank P. Farmer, Jr. has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1980, concentrating in the area of small business transactions,

Register here.

Leanstack Canvas—Business Plan on a Page

On Tuesday, Sept. 28, learn how to create a “Leanstack Canvas,” a Business Plan on a Page.

The webinar runs from 2 to 3 p.m.

This session will explain how to use the Leanstack Canvas, a 1-page business plan template that helps you deconstruct your idea into its key assumptions. It replaces elaborate business plans with a single-page business model.

Click here to register.

Getting Started with QuickBooks Online

On Thursday, Sept. 30, learn about “Getting Started With Quickbooks Online”.

The webinar runs 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Using QuickBooks® Online effectively enables you to improve cash flow, increase profitability and, for non-profits, better manage programs and funding. This seminar is an overview of the setup and basic transaction entry in the QuickBooks® Online.

Click here to register.


SCORE is the nation’s largest network of volunteer business experts. It is dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals.

Make a difference as a SCORE volunteer

Since 1964, it has provided education and mentorship to more than 11 million entrepreneurs nationwide.

SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties has been operating since 1985. It has 100 dedicated volunteers today. They provide confidential mentoring at no charge. They offer business seminars, workshops, and webinars to benefit the local community.

SCORE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

Find out more about SCORE by clicking here.