Reach Out to a Mentor for Business

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Once you have created a strong MicroMentor profile that describes your business and business needs, then it’s time to connect with a mentor.

To do this, go to the Mentors search page and use the search boxes and filters to narrow down your results. Think about what is the most important filtering criteria to you—that they match your industry, have a particular expertise, or can meet you locally.

Once you have found a mentor who seems like a good fit, use the Start a Conversation button to send that person a brief, personalized message.

When writing to mentors, respect their time and help them to understand how their experience relates to your issue. Just like a good cover letter, this is your space to describe your relevancy and significance.

While you are searching for mentors who can help you, they are also searching for entrepreneurs to help. If a mentor connects with you first, you will receive an email notification. You should then review that mentor’s conversation message and profile to determine whether he or she is a good fit for your mentoring needs.

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Reach out to a mentor for business on MicroMentor,  the world's largest business mentorship program.