SCORE is your destination for free business templates, e-guides, checklists, blogs, infographics, videos, tools and other helpful resources to help you start and grow your small business.

Recorded Webinar

From Veteran to Entrepreneur - Steps to Start and Find Funding

This educational webinar will provide actionable step-by-step guidance on starting a business and filing proper documents to gain funds. Read more

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COVID Resource

SBA Coronavirus Relief Options

In addition to traditional SBA funding programs, the CARES Act established several new temporary programs to address the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more

Grow With Google Digital Readiness Series

SCORE is proud to announce a partnership with Grow with Google and the International Downtown Association (IDA) to launch a four-part free digital readiness series designed to... Read more

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Preparing for your SCORE Appointment

Preparing for your appointment is optional, but if you do a little beforehand it greatly enhances the effectiveness of your mentoring session and you maximize the mentor’s ability... Read more

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Local Coronavirus Business Resources

SCORE Chicago is committed to providing you the best service we can during this time. The following is a list of SBA and state resources to help affected businesses secure needed... Read more

Podcast

Upping Your Game in the Digital World

Susan Solovic appears regularly as a small business expert on Fox Business, Fox News, The Wall Street Journal's "Lunch Box", MSNBC, CNN, CNBC and many other stations across the... Read more
Podcast

Using Social Media To Grow Your Business

Using Social Media To Grow Your Business part of 2018 SCORE Chicago Business Forum Panel discussion Read more

Podcast

Powerful Digital Marketing

Marc McGuigan, VP of Digital Sales at Bridge Marketing, has over 20 years of experience in helping agencies and brands navigate through the digital media and marketing industry.... Read more
Podcast

Collecting & Effectively Using Digital Data to Grow Sales

• Panelist #1: Ken Stolman, Salesforce • Panelist #2: Margaret McGraw, Wintrust • Panelist #3: Diran Hafiz, Microsoft Ken Stolman is a strategic sales and marketing executive... Read more
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Jennifer Barncard, of Popsicle Social Media - Featured Business Owner

Meet Jennifer Barncard, owner of Popsicle Social Media and Featured Business Owner at SCORE Chicago this week. Learn how she started and what tips she has for your success. Read more

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Susan Diamond of Prayables – Featured Business Owner

Meet SUSAN DIAMOND, owner of the online business called Prayables, and Featured Business Owner of SCORE Chicago this week. Learn how she started and what tips she has for your... Read more

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Tracy Carter of Purse Scooper – Featured Business Owner

Meet TRACY CARTER, owner of the PURSE SCOOPER and Featured Business Owner at SCORE Chicago this week. Learn how she started, and what tips she has for your success. Read more

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Susan Good, aka Honey Good – Featured Business Owner

Meet SUSAN GOOD, owner of the HONEYGOOD.COM and Featured Business Owner at SCORE Chicago this week. Learn how she started, and what tips she has for your success. Read more

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Ben Palmer of Expressive Structures – Featured Business Owner

Meet Ben Palmer, owner of Expressive Structures and Featured Business Owner at SCORE Chicago this week. Learn how he started and what tips he has for your success. Read more

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