Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you start or grow your enterprise. Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

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Telephone and E-mail Tips

Developing good phone etiquette can help build better relationships with new and existing customers and increase sales. In addition to maintaining a courteous and pleasant... Read more

Checklist

New Business Checklist

Preliminary Research assess your strengths and weaknesses establish business and personal goals assess your financial resources identify the financial risks determine the start-up... Read more
eGuide

Grants – The True Story

In spite of what people see on television or hear from friends, the fact is there is no government agency or private foundation handing out free money to start small businesses,... Read more
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Small Business Links

Helpful local resources for starting or growing your business! Read more

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SCORE Memphis Previous Local Workshop Slide Presentations

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Memphis SCORE Blog & News

Browse our blog posts for the best insights into starting and growing a business in the Memphis area. Read more

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eGuide

Small Business Links

Article Language: English

Helpful local resources for starting or growing your business! Read more

eGuide

Grants – The True Story

Article Language: English
In spite of what people see on television or hear from friends, the fact is there is no government agency or private foundation handing out free money to start small businesses,... Read more
Checklist

New Business Checklist

Article Language: English
Preliminary Research assess your strengths and weaknesses establish business and personal goals assess your financial resources identify the financial risks determine the start-up... Read more
eGuide

Telephone and E-mail Tips

Article Language: English

Developing good phone etiquette can help build better relationships with new and existing customers and increase sales. In addition to maintaining a courteous and pleasant... Read more

Article

Build Your Online Presence Using Social Media

Article Language: English

Doing social media is easy. Align your social investment to business goals to drive desired outcomes. It takes more than a pretty Facebook page! Learn How to Use Social Media for... Read more

eGuide

Crowdfunding 101

Article Language: English

An Introduction to Crowd Funding - Background and Application. Read more

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 2: Hungry for Talent and Technology

Article Language: English

Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

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5 Ways Smartphones Can Boost Your Productivity

Article Language: English
September 19, 2022,

If you’re a devotee of iPhones, it’s time to get excited—Apple just unveiled its new lineup of smartphones. Since the release of iPhones in June 2007, they have changed how we work and live. 

Whether you’re a loyal iPhone user or a fan of Android, there is likely a lot you don’t know about how smartphones can improve your team’s efficiency and productivity. 

Here are some tips for how smartphones can boost your business.

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The Small Business Rural/Urban Divide Part 1: Economic Anxiety Persists

Article Language: English

Rural small businesses face greater challenges to economic recovery and are less optimistic about the future compared to their non-rural counterparts, according to new survey data... Read more

Blog

Should You Start or Grow a Small Business During a Recession?

Article Language: English
September 12, 2022,

Starting a business in the next 12 months is a smart move, despite fears of a recession or inflation. Read this blog by small business expert Rieva Lesonsky to learn why.

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