What can SCORE do for your small business?

The Memphis SCORE chapter provides business mentoring services and educational workshops to entrepreneurs and small-business owners located in Shelby County, western Tennessee, DeSoto County in Mississippi and eastern Arkansas. 

Free Mentoring

Whether you’re just starting out, in business, or ready to sell or retire, you can get FREE, confidential, business advice from expert advisors committed to helping you succeed. Meet face-to-face in one of our mentoring locations or connect with one of our online mentors.

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Webinars & Events

Register today for our no- or low-cost business training. We provide education on a variety of business topics including marketing, finance and accounting, management, and others. Get instruction from a local expert and connect with other business owners in the community.

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Templates & Tools

If you’re looking for free, local business templates, guides, blogs or other helpful tools, SCORE is your destination. Browse our resource library to get the latest in small business strategies and trends. Use the information you find in the library to grow your business knowledge.

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Upcoming Events

Live Event
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An Easier Way to Prepare Your Business Plan: The Business Model Canvas

January 26, 2022, 11:00am CST

Learn to create a one-page business plan to identify, create, communicate, and deliver the real value of your business. Discover the elements that lead to start-up success.

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So You Want to Start a Business

February 1, 2022, 10:00am CST

You’ve got a great idea for a business. This monthly webinar will detail the questions you need to answer and steps you need to take to go from idea to reality.

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Evaluating the Feasibility of New Business Ideas

February 3, 2022, 10:00am CST

Thinking about starting a business but not sure if it is a profitable opportunity? In this webinar, learn how to write a concept statement, which will help you evaluate the idea.

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Online

QuickBooks Online for recordkeeping, bookkeeping and taxes

February 9, 2022, 10:00am CST

Learn from an expert in the field how to manage your accounting systems, record keeping and tax preparation using QuickBooks Online software.

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Online

Access to Capital 101- Funding options to start and grow your business

February 23, 2022, 10:00am CST

Learn about 5Cs of credit, the secrets of DSC (Debt Service Coverage) which quantifies your ability to pay the loan and much more from a banker’s perspective.

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Online

Non-Bank Alternatives for Getting Financing

February 24, 2022, 10:00am CST

This session will explain how non-bank lenders use Small Business Administration loans to help small businesses obtain the capital they need to start or expand.

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Online

Using Video for M.O.R.E visibility and Reach in 2 minutes a day

March 3, 2022, 10:00am CST

Video is a powerful tool. It builds authority in your market place, and elevates you in front of your competition. Discover how to grow M.O.R.E. business in 2 minutes a day.

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Online

Facebook and Instagram: Making These Social Media Platforms Work for You

March 9, 2022, 10:00am CST

The first of a two-part deeper dive into social media platforms will focus on how a small business can use Facebook and Instagram to best get its message out.

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Online

LinkedIn And Twitter: Make These Social Media Platforms Work for You

March 15, 2022, 10:00am CDT

The second of a two-part deeper dive into social media will focus on Twitter and LinkedIn, and how small businesses can best use these specific platforms.

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Online

Effective Email Marketing for Small Businesses

March 30, 2022, 10:00am CDT

This online workshop will kickstart your email marketing and make it easier than you thought possible. You will leave the webinar with more confidence and proven strategies.

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Online

Website Planning 101: Take your first step to website success

April 5, 2022, 10:00am CDT

Ready for a new website? Whether you're building it yourself or you decide to work with a pro, getting organized is the key to your website's success!

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Online

Win Customers With Your Website

April 19, 2022, 10:00am CDT

How do you set your website up to win over customers? It must attract and engage visitors, educate them about your products and services, and convert them into customers. Success...

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Share Your Expertise - Become a SCORE Volunteer

Every year, SCORE volunteers help thousands of entrepreneurs start small businesses and achieve new levels of success in their existing businesses. Volunteering at SCORE is a way for you to give back to your community, connect with fellow business owners, and pass on your knowledge and expertise to the next generation of entrepreneurs in your community.

Become a Volunteer