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SCORE to Launch New e-Business Learning Website for Small Business

Washington (PRESS RELEASE – March 25, 2011) – SCORE, a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small business start, grow and succeed, announced the launch of e-Business Now, a new website providing small business leaders with “how to” knowledge to successfully use technology-enabled applications.  The website provides free on-demand workshops “how-to” guides, connections to technology mentors and more—a full range of tools for learning how to leverage technology to fuel the future success of small businesses.

Easy-to-Follow Instruction Leads to Success

On-demand online workshops are the key components of www.ebusinessnow.org.  Covering topics from digital literacy to e-Commerce, search optimization, cyber security, hardware use, Web 2.0 tools, social media and more, the workshop modules include:

Public/Private Consortium

“All of our e-Business Now founding partners have been instrumental in bringing e-Business Now and its numerous outreach components to life.  We thank each for their invaluable contributions,” said W. Kenneth Yancey, Jr., CEO of SCORE.  “The fact that we have been able to attract such a strong list of high-profile companies and organizations attests to the critical importance of this program.”

Founding partners of e-Business Now include AT&T, Best Buy, Cisco, Constant Contact, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Google, Hewlett-Packard, Intuit, Microsoft, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), SCORE, The SCORE Foundation, Skype and Time Warner Cable.

To learn more about e-Business Now, to experience a free online workshop, register for a free webinar, or to see a schedule of free Tech Made Simple Small Business Tour events, go to www.ebusinessnow.org.

About SCORE

Since 1964, SCORE has helped more than 9 million aspiring entrepreneurs. Each year, SCORE provides small business mentoring and workshops to more than 375,000 new and growing small businesses. More than 13,000 business experts volunteer as mentors in 354 chapters serving local communities with entrepreneur education to help grow 1 million small businesses.