SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” won the prestigious 2009 Interactive Media Award (IMA) for Outstanding Achievement for the SCORE Women’s Success Blog. SCORE received high marks for design, content, functionality and usability. The blog excelled in all areas of the judging criteria and represents a high standard of planning, execution and overall professionalism.
This popular blog is ranked in the top one percent of blogs worldwide, according to Technorati. The SCORE Women’s Success Blog features: Julie Brander, chapter chair with New Haven SCORE; Peg Corwin, marketing chair with Chicago SCORE; Peggy Duncan, volunteer and productivity expert with Atlanta SCORE; Betty Otte, district director and franchise expert with Orange County SCORE in Calif.; and Christine Banning, vice president of marketing and communications with the SCORE Association in Washington, D.C.
Blog posts cover a range of topics from business planning and marketing to access to cash. Recent posts on social media, high tech tools and spring contests for entrepreneurs bring new and current info to entrepreneurs. Bloggers share advice and wisdom on business success and how mentoring can help entrepreneurs build on their strengths.
Last year, SCORE launched the SCORE Women’s Success Blog by women for women as a resource to offer insights, advice and fresh takes on issues facing women entrepreneurs across America. This is the first blog from SCORE at the national level.
Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has helped more than 8.3 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 11,200 volunteer business counselors in 370 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth and success of small businesses.