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.

eGuide

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

Article

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

How Digital Is Your Business?

May 30, 2017,

There are more sophisticated and affordable online tools available to small businesses than ever before. Unfortunately, most U.S. small businesses aren’t taking full advantage of all the digital tools available to them.

Blog

Product Licensing for Beginners

December 23, 2016,

Have you ever wished your company’s product could reach exponentially more potential customers than those you’re already targeting? Licensing can take your small business and catapult it to a huge audience, but only if you do it wisely.

Blog

Developing the Right Product Mix for Your Small Business

November 19, 2015

There are several key steps that small business owners need to consider when developing a new product, such as evaluating whether or not a product is right for their brand, providing employees with the right training, and anticipating what’s to come in the future.