SCORESubscribe Subscribe |  Whitelist Us

Pittsburgh SCORE BizSuccessTips

July 2011

Grow Your Business With Social Media

SCORE can show you how. Get the inside scoop on how to make social media work for you.
 Make an Appointment Today. 

From SCORE Chapter Name Here

Success Secrets: 5 Ways to Grow Your Business
Resources for You: Build Your Business

Expert Insight: Protect Your Business From Failure

SuccessSecretsSuccess Secrets 
Social Media and Your Business

tweet5 Ways to Grow Your Business
If you're not using Facebook and Twitter correctly, you may be missing out on a valuable marketing opportunity. Learn how.

Tap Into the Power of Social Media 
Learn how to build your brand, reputation and profits from social media veterans Chris Brogan and Julien Smith. Register for the free webinar and listen anytime. Sign up today.

Master the Media 
Social media is not a fad--it's here to stay, and you need to learn the ins and outs. Let small business expert Steve Strauss give you the keys to social media success. Learn more


ResourcesForYouResources for You

Jeanne RossommeGet Social Savvy Ready to get moving on a social media plan for your business? Get help from marketing expert Jeanne Rossomme. Subscribe to SCORE's ExpertAnswers newsletter today to learn more. 

July 28, 2011: Live Webinar. Selling to Big Companies Get more expertise from Jeanne when she interviews entrepreneur Jill Konrath on how to sell your product or services to bigger companies. Register to hear it live or sign up to get a recording. 

ExpertInsightExpert Insight
Richard Martin, MassMutual

Richard Martin

Do you know the four questions small business owners should be asking themselves to protect their businesses from failure? Find out how to plan for success from this month's Small Business Success Blog guest blogger, Richard Martin. 

Upcoming Events



July 23rd, 2011. Pittsburgh SCORE Workshop: Small Business Basics



Location:  PNC YMCA,

               236 Fifth Ave. 2nd Floor ( in downtown Pittsburgh) 

               Pittsburgh, PA  


Get the basic information you need to put your new

small business on the path to success at the SCORE

Small Business Basics Workshop.  Local finance,

accounting, legal, and marketing professionals

together with SCORE Counselors will provide you

with information about how to start a small business.

What they all have in common is the desire

to help you succeed! Other dates to follow!



Sept.10      Register Now! 

Oct. 15

Dec 3  




 Heidi Tobias

July 7, 2011, Live Webinar

Make Me Social

Need a social media makeover? Learn how to get better results from social media in this webinar from Constant Contact's Heidi Tobias and RoadMap Marketing's Jeanne Rossomme. Don't miss out! Sign up today.


July 19, 2011, Orange County, CA

Accelerate Your Growth

American Express OPEN and SCORE have teamed up for a day of free mentoring and peer-to-peer educational workshops focused on steering your business to success. Register now!


Helping Veterans Start Businesses 

SCORE's Veteran Fast Launch Initiative aims to give former military men and women all the resources they need to succeed at entrepreneurship. Training, software, scholarships and SCORE mentoring are all provided. Find out more



ExpertInsightSuccess Stories
An Eventful Business


Youngsong Martin

Youngsong Martin knew she had a great idea for improving the appearance of special events like weddings or business receptions with her upscale linens and slipcovers, but she needed the management and financial advice of experts--like the mentors at SCORE.


"Becoming a SCORE client helped me learn how to think and take action like the head of a much bigger company, and that helped Wildflower Linen become bigger and more successful faster than I had thought was possible." Find out more.


Youngsong Martin, Wildflower Linen



Pittsburgh SCORE Chapter  

SCORE Mentors

411 7th Ave. Suite 1450
Pittsburgh PA 15219
412 395 6560 ext. 130


Sponsored by

SCORE Foundation

Quick Links

 Find a SCORE Mentor Today
Contact your Local Chapter
Read Success Stories



Has SCORE helped your business? Then give back to SCORE to help entrepreneurs succeed. Donate today.


BizSuccessTips Editor Rieva Lesonsky is founder and CEO of GrowBiz Media, a content and consulting company. A nationally recognized small-business expert, Lesonsky has appeared on hundreds of radio shows and numerous local and national television programs. Read more of her insights and buy her books at

This e-newsletter is sent to all individuals who signed up to receive it at To unsubscribe, click here. To update or change your email address, click here. We do not sell, rent or trade the names on our email list. Your email address is only used to send messages from SCORE. Visit to view SCORE's Privacy Policy.

Brought to you by SCORE, America's free and confidential source of small business mentoring and coaching. SCORE is a nonprofit association of more than 13,000 business experts who volunteer as mentors. SCORE offers free mentoring and low-cost workshops nationwide. A resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE has helped more than 9 million entrepreneurs since 1964. Call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE office near you or visit online at

Copyright 2011. SCORE Association. All rights reserved.