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SCORE has produced numerous Success Stories. These are businesses that have been tracked over time and have succeeded due largely to SCORE mentor involvement. Let’s develop a mentoring relationship for you and your business and create another Success Story.

Browse through these SCORE mentoring success stories to learn more about the small businesses we've helped. Use the filters below to browse stories by business topic, entrepreneur type, business stage, or industry. Once you've learned how we've helped others, sign up for your mentor today.

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Looking for a Contractor? We Can Help!

When I reached out to SCORE to seek any information that could help me bring to market and what is the best path moving forward to market on a start-up budget... Read more

John J. Cesare
Founder, Contractor Pages
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May Your Career Be Jubilant

Both the in-depth knowledge of my mentor along with the vast network of resources accessible through SCORE have been such a great help. Read more

John J. Cesare
Co-Founder, CEO, Jubilant Careers
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EZ-Snap Baseboard Heater Covers grows with SCORE

John helped find the best area of our business to focus on for growth. He encouraged our marketing and sales efforts to concentrate more on the commercial side of the business.... Read more

Gary Fratianne
President/Owner, EZ-Snap Baseboard Heater Covers
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Good Knights Creates Beds for Kids in Lorain County

From John's and Russ' experience in the business world, we began talking about creating a new organization and plan, and moved in a new direction.  In June of 2020 we started our... Read more

Roger Dorsey
President/Executive Director , Good Knights, Inc.
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Taps & Tails - Cleveland's First Dog Park Bar

Mark Krosse and Chris Anna Lazar have been an absolute wealth of knowledge. They helped us not get too high or too low when we've had challenging or successful weeks and helped us... Read more

Lisa Hollender
Owner, Taps & Tails LLC