Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support. Browse these tools and find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing 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. 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 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, re 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

Did you miss a SCORE Memphis local workshop which you wanted to attend?  Or, do you just want to review the slides from a workshop you did attend.  Selected local workshop slide pr 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

Blog

10 Restaurant Trends You Need to Know About

May 10, 2017

Now is a great time to be a restaurateur. U.S. restaurants posted some $782 billion in sales in 2016, accounting for 4 percent of the GDP, according to Gallup.

eGuide

12 Steps to Starting a Restaurant

If you want to start a restaurant, there’s no better time.The more than 1 million restaurants in the United States account for 10 percent of the nation’s overall workforce, and 90 Read more

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