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.

Find a Mentor

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.

Take a Webinar

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.

Browse the Library

Upcoming Events

Live Event
Online

How to Handle Fake Reviews and Complaints

December 8, 2022, 10:00am CST
Presented on Zoom

Getting your customers to give your business good reviews is an effective marketing tool. What happens when you're confronted with fake reviews from fake people?

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Live Event
Online

Checking Out Small Business Help From the Public Library

December 13, 2022, 10:00am CST

The Memphis Public Libraries offer a wealth of FREE resources available to small business owners and entrepreneurs. Watch this webinar to see what the library can help you achieve.

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Live Event
Online

Learn the Secrets to Making Your Brand Strong

December 14, 2022, 10:00am CST

Branding is one of those buzz words you hear all the time, but do you actually know what it means? Join us as we break down this important concept for small business owners!

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Live Event
Online

How to Build a Good Website

December 20, 2022, 10:00am CST
Presented on Zoom

This webinar will show you the four pillars of what makes a website good, examples of good and bad design patterns and clear direction to create a website to be proud of.

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Live Event
Online

So You Want to Start a Business

January 3, 2023, 10:00am CST
Presented on Zoom

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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Live Event
Online

Simple Steps to Start Your Business: Business Concepts

January 5, 2023, 10:00am CST
Presented on Zoom

Learn to develop feasibility plan, define your business, determine your target market, gather data on customers, competition and marketplace.

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Live Event
Online

Simple Steps to Start your Business: Basics

January 11, 2023, 10:00am CST
Presented on Zoom

Learn about the realities of entrepreneurship and the components of business ownership, with a special focus on developing the financial components of a business plan.

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Live Event
In Person

IN-PERSON EVENT: So You Want to Start a Business

January 19, 2023, 6:00pm CST
Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library

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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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