Small Business Workbook on How to Start & Structure a Business Now Available from SCORE and The Company Corporation

New Start-Up Guide Can Help Entrepreneurs Take Advantage of

Business Opportunities, Even During a Recession

WILMINGTON, DE – June 9, 2009 —Starting a small business with a focus and plan of action are the purpose of a business plan. SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” and The Company Corporation® have released a new version of How to Really Start Your Own Business. This popular free workbook is available at SCORE’s 370 offices nationwide. More than 500,000 entrepreneurs have used this workbook as the first step in setting up their businesses. Download a PDF copy at www.incorporate.com/score.

The business planning workbook describes how to move from a business idea to a business plan. This interactive workbook provides simple exercises to think through planning, choosing a business structure, financing, and start-up operations. Entrepreneurs can get the latest information on how to launch a Web site, attract visitors, and avoid e-commerce mistakes.

SCORE CEO Ken Yancey says, “How to Really Start Your Own Business provides valuable information that can help start-up entrepreneurs achieve their business goals and thrive as we move through the recession to better economic times, even during a down economy.” Yancey adds, “The Company Corporation has been a long-standing SCORE supporter and sponsor of educational resources for small businesses. You can get your workbook and meet for free mentoring sessions at a SCORE office near you.”

“We are proud to support SCORE in its efforts to educate America’s entrepreneurs about how to start and run a successful business,” says Brett Davis, General Manager of The Company Corporation. “This how-to workbook is another example of how The Company Corporation is making it easier for small business owners to follow their dreams.”

With more than 500,000 businesses formed, The Company Corporation® provides expert incorporation services to small businesses and entrepreneurs nationwide. In addition to filing corporations and Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, The Company Corporation offers a wide range of products and services, including business credit services, license and permit assistance, corporate kits, self-help books, certificates of good standing, Registered Agent services, and business start-up services. Based in Delaware, The Company Corporation serves small business owners nationwide through its Web sites at www.incorporate.com and www.llc.com. To follow The Company Corporation on Twitter, please visit at www.twitter.com/incorporate_com.

Since 1964, SCORE “Counselors to America’s Small Business” has assisted more than 8.4 million aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners through counseling and business workshops. More than 11,200 volunteer business counselors in 370 chapters serve their communities through entrepreneur education dedicated to the formation, growth, and success of small businesses.

For more information about starting or operating a small business, call 1-800/634-0245 for the SCORE chapter near you. Or, visit SCORE on the Web at www.score.org and www.twitter.com/scorementors.