SCORE Business Programs

Tredyffrin Public Library & SCORE of Chester and Delaware Counties has teamed up to provide programs and hands-on workshops on business topics with emphasis on helping small businesses succeed in a dynamic economic environment.

SCORE is a non-profit organization providing workshops & free confidential mentoring to assist in starting or growing a business.

Spring Programs

What it Takes to Start & Run a Successful Non-Profit

presented by Mike DiLeo
Wednesday, March 18
6:30 – 8:30 pm

This interactive presentation is designed to cover three main areas:

  • What are the key-steps in starting a Non-profit?
  • What are some of the day-to-day tactics which can help maintain a successful Non-profit?
  • What are some strategies that can be used over time to ensure continued success?

Several local Non-profits will be used as examples to illustrate practical approaches to dealing with the opportunities & challenges of running a Non-profit.


About the Presenter:

Mike DiLeo worked for the DuPont Company in the field of business financial management with over 25 years as CFO of international joint ventures. Having practical experience with non-profits, he has spent over 15 years on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club of Delaware, served on their financial committee & Chaired the Board during a successful chief-executive transition. Mike has also served with several other non-profits & has experienced some that were successful & others that failed.

Mike attended Temple University and Drexel graduate school.

7 Cool Things You Can Do with Your Website to Improve Your Sales & Marketing

presented by Cary Baskin
Wednesday, April 29
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Most businesses websites are nothing more than an online brochure. Yet there is so much more you can do with a website. This presentation shows several examples of functionality you can add to your website to more effectively market your business on the Internet or more effectively integrate your sales process into the website.


About the Presenter:

Cary Baskin is the Managing Partner of the Marketing Department in Malvern, PA, a website, SEO & digital marketing agency. His career spans more than 40 years working for companies like Honeywell, M&M, Mars & in addition to local technology companies like Kulicke & Soffa & Checkpoint Systems. Cary has developed & launched many products & has marketed local businesses as well as global market development in North America, Europe, SE Asia and Japan.

Cary has an MBA from Pace University, a Masters in Bioengineering from Polytechnic of New York & a BSEE from Pratt Institute.

Blogging for Business

presented by Brandyn Campbell
Wednesday, May 20
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Have you heard that your business should have a blog, but are not clear on what that means? This program will get behind the mystery to help you understand why a blog is an essential component of your brand’s marketing efforts. We’ll dive into the tools & strategies needed to make launching & maintaining a successful blog easy. You don’t have to be a writer to create content that will resonate with your audience & convert readers into customers. Join in for this jargon-free workshop that will give you the confidence to promote your business through your blog.


About the Presenter:

Brandyn is the owner of Brandyn Campbell Communications, which provides dynamic digital content solutions, strategy & training for businesses. She has been a social media addict for over a decade & leveraged managing her sports blog into work with the Philadelphia Eagles, National Football League, media outlets including BusinessWeek & Philadelphia magazine, as well as small businesses around the world. Brandyn is passionate about helping companies share their stories to successfully grow their brand & connect with their audience.

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These business events at Tredyffrin Public Library are jointly sponsored by SCORE & the Friends of Tredyffrin Public Library.