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
eGuide

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

Workshop presentations and slide decks Read more

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

Article

4 Things to Consider When Funding Your Startup

Article Language: English

Here are 4 questions you can ask yourself to find the right funding for your startup. Read more

Blog

4 Cybersecurity Tips for Businesses

Article Language: English
October 31, 2022,

Every October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and this year, the two organizations behind the international campaign — the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the National Cybersecurity Alliance (NCA) — are highlighting four key action steps that everyone can take to better protect themselves against cyber threats.

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Growth Strategies for Veteran Entrepreneurs

Article Language: English
October 31, 2022

While survival was the name of the game for many small business owners during the COVID-19 pandemic, today’s entrepreneurs see a brighter future ahead. In Meta’s most recent Global State of Small Business report, small business owners in North America feel confident about surviving for at least another six months under present conditions. That’s good news for veteran-owned businesses strategizing how to grow to the next stage of success.

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