SCORE Keeps Small Businesses A Step Ahead With Free Webinars in March

David Bjorkgren

SCORE Chester and Delaware Counties is hosting these free seminars in March.

How to Create Snazzy Graphics for LinkedIn & Social Media
On Thursday, March 11, take this free webinar to learn about ”
“How to Create Snazzy Graphics for LinkedIn & Social Media”.
This webinar, 10 to 11 a.m., is hosted by Lynne M. Williams, Ed.D. Candidate is a SCORE volunteer and the Executive Director of the Great Careers Group & BENG.
  • Do you need a LinkedIn banner or image for a LinkedIn article or a post for social media or a blog?
  • Are you familiar with Canva, Over, or Snappa?
  • Do you know where you can get images that do not violate copyright laws?
  • Do you need to watch a live demo to see exactly how to create a graphic that will meet your needs?

Join us to learn more!

About the presenter:

Great Careers Group & BENG is an all-volunteer 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides career education and networking connections for:

1) Jobseekers in career transition, including veterans and

2) Employed and self-employed for career management.

Lynne is also the owner of Around the Clock Executive Helper, a writer of resumes and LinkedIn profiles.

Connect with her on LinkedIn at with a personalized message and visit the Philadelphia Area Great Careers Group website and read our SCORE Success Story!

Click here to register.
ZOOM IN: Increasing Home Office Productivity
On Wednesday, March 17, this free webinar will show how to “ZOOM IN: Increasing Home Office Productivity”.
This webinar, 10 to 11 a.m., is hosted by Kathy Dixon, a physical therapist and co-owner of Action Potential Physical Therapy in Glen Mills and Kennett Square.
Burning the midnight oil while working from home is common, but the recent pandemic has drastically increased the number of hours and time spent in your home office. 
This workshop will review home desk setup, discuss options for improved focus and injury prevention, and educate you on how to implement exercise in the home.
About the presenter:
Kathy is energetic and enthusiastic with the determination to always deliver a superior client experience. 
Kathy began her therapy career at Bryn Mawr Rehabilitation Hospital after graduating from Thomas Jefferson University with her Master’s Degree, and subsequently returning to her alma mater completing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. 
She quickly developed a niche for treating clients with neurological and amputee conditions. 
Kathy places a strong value on continued education and has attended many educational courses to further her knowledge and specialize her approach in the delivery of patient care. 
She completed the APTA Vestibular Competency at Emory University in 2014.
In addition to her clinical skills, Kathy is an adjunct faculty member at Neumann University, member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), and a SCORE, Chester and Delaware Counties volunteer presenting for the speakers’ bureau.
Click here to register.

How to Start and Operate a Small Business

On Thursday, March 18, this free webinar,  will show you how to “How to Start and Operate a Small Business”.

This webinar, 6 to 7:30 p.m., is hosted by Frank P. Farmer, Jr., an attorney concentrating in small business transactions. 

You have come to the right place if you are in the early stages of thinking about starting a small business.

In fact, even if you have started up your business and realized you missed a few things, 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 (as time permits).

About the presenter:

A graduate of Widener School of Law and a member of the Pennsylvania Bar, Frank P. Farmer, Jr. has been engaged in the private practice of law since 1980. 

Located in Kennett Square, PA, but providing services throughout the Delaware Valley region, Frank’s practice, concentrates in the area of small business transactions, which includes the representation of individuals and business entities; starting, operating, and/or buying/selling small businesses. 

His services include, but are not limited to, incorporation services and registration of fictitious names; preparation and review of leases, contracts, employment agreements, shareholder/operating /partnership agreements; representation of buyers/sellers of businesses, conflict resolution, and problem-solving.

Click here to register.

Getting Started with QuickBooks Online

On Friday, March 26, take this free webinar to learn about “Getting Started With QuickBooks Online.
This webinar, 10 to 11 a.m., is hosted by Paula Paisley, a SCORE workshop presenter, and entrepreneur.
Millions of businesses and non-profits use QuickBooks® Online software to manage their bookkeeping.
Understanding how to set up and use the software correctly is the key to having accurate reports and useful data to help you run your business.
This seminar is an overview of the setup and basic transaction entry in the QuickBooks® Online software. (This seminar does not apply to QuickBooks Desktop version!).
  • Setting up your company file and chart of accounts
  • Protecting your data with passwords and preferences
  • Entering transactions:  recording receipts and disbursements; managing receivables and payables; recording credit card transactions
  • Reconciling bank and credit card accounts
  • Creating key reports: Profit & Loss; Balance Sheet, Open Invoices, Unpaid Bills

About the Presenter:

Paula Paisley has more than 25 years of experience helping businesses grow by improving financial control. 

Before starting her business, she held various accounting positions in construction, real estate development, property management, and public accounting.

Paula is a member of the QuickBooks ProAdvisor® Program, the National Society of Accountants, and the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers.  She is a Chester County native and graduate of the University of Delaware.

Click here to register. 


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

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, with 100 dedicated volunteers today who provide confidential mentoring at no charge and 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.