Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating; but you have lots of support. Find resources to help you make decisions on starting or growing your enterprise. Browse these tools, then contact your SCORE mentor to get help putting your ideas into action.
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How to Start and Manage Your Own Business

Do you have what it takes to start and run a successful business? If so, what are the first steps you should take? This workshop will help you assess your prospects, give you the... Read more

SCORE St Louis Community Impact

SCORE St Louis Community Impact 2016 Read more

Starting Your Own Business Planning Workbook

This workbook is intended to help you prepare for Starting Your Own Business.  In this workbook you will find a series of questions in five separate sections, each section dealing... Read more


Small Business Articles

These WordPress pages are a collection of articles that St Louis SCORE has had on hand. Some of these articles have been in our newsletters, some come from the SCORE National site... Read more



Selection of Resources, including workbooks, presentations, contact information and more. Read more


Guide to Online Marketing from AmExOpen

Helpful Guide to help you learn about Marketing for Search Engines - while boosting your website. Read more


The Best Ways to Support Other Small Businesses Right Now

June 21, 2021

Use these simple ideas and strategies to support your fellow small business owners right now.


How to Build an Emergency Fund

Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. John Howie, a SCORE mentor from our Southern New Jersey Chapter walks you through the steps you should take to... Read more


The Changing State of the Office

June 15, 2021,

As the country reopens, it's important to bring employees safely back to the workplace. Keep these things in mind as your employees come back to work in person.


Why 8 Companies Offer Free Shipping On Their Website

June 10, 2021,

To help you decide if you want your company to offer free shipping, we asked operation experts and business leaders this question for their best advice


How to Build and Use an Emergency Fund for Your Business

Emergency savings can help your business survive unexpected crises. Learn how much money to keep in your emergency fund, how to build it and when to use it. Read more