Mason City, IA – January 14, 2009 - A free online workshop is available to help small business owners develop a marketing strategy, build their brand and find the best shipping options.
The new course, Find Customers and Deliver the Goods, is found at http://www.score.org/online_courses.html and provides entrepreneurs with guidance in the areas of defining a target market, building brand identity, creating marketing strategy, building a Web site and using the Internet and fulfilling orders and handling shipping. The workshop was co-developed by SCORE – Counselors to America's Small Business – and the UPS Store.
SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and the formation, growth and success of small business nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). Founded in 1964, SCORE is America's premier source of free and confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs and has 389 chapters throughout the United States and its territories, with 10,500 volunteers nationwide.
Those interested in meeting with a SCORE counselor or those interested in becoming a SCORE counselor can contact the local North Iowa Area Chapter of Score at 641-422-4384 or firstname.lastname@example.org.