Scorely

Frequently Asking Questions

What is Scorely?

Scorely provides fast, accurate information on millions of businesses on things like consumer satisfaction, trust, reliability and more - so you know who to trust.

Is Scorely free?

Scorely is absolutely free. Also, we give you 2 free background checks. (And if you'd like unlimited background checks, it's just $50 per month.)

Who uses Scorely?

Everyone that works with a small business. This includes consumers, small businesses, government agencies, media outlets, lenders, suppliers and more.

How many businesses are listed on Scorely?

There are over 16 million active businesses listed on Scorely. That's more than 60% of all small businesses in the United States.

What is a partner?

A partner is an individual or business that works with the business but is not a customer. This can include employees, consultants, suppliers, lenders, landlords, distributors, vendors and more.

Where does the data come from on Scorely?

Scorely compiles billions of data points from sources including credit bureaus, large scale aggregrators, governmental and public agencies.

Why is Scorely publishing millions of business profiles with scores and data?

As a consumer or a small business, it's hard to know which business to trust. Everyone promises the world in the beginning, but most of them can't deliver. Scorely provides fast, accurate information on millions of businesses on things like consumer satisfaction, trust, reliability and more - so you know who to trust.

What shows up on a business profile?

The business profiles on Scorely include: a) Scorely Trust Rating b) Customer, Partner and Credit Scores c) Business details such as revenues, employee numbers and more d) Reviews from customers and partners e) Business ranking among competitors f) Background check (optional for fee)

Why did Scorely make the business profiles publicly available?

Scorely believes transparency is the key to better business. By making every business profile publicly available, other businesses and consumers can easily know who to trust.

What are the different scores/ratings on Scorely?

There is 1 Trust Rating which is the average of 3 scores (Customer, Partner and Credit): Trust Rating: This is a letter rating between A and F which averages your Customer, Partner and Credit scores. -Customer Score: This score reflects how the customers feel about the business and if they are satisfied with customer service, deliverability and more. This is scored between 300 and 850. -Partner Score: This score reflects how the partners feel about the business and if they had a good experience working with the business. This is scored between 300 and 850. Learn more about partners here. -Credit Score: This score reflects the business's ability to pay their bills on-time, whether they have any derogatory legal filings (judgments, liens, bankruptcy) and if they are in compliance (legal entity filing and not on any sanction/OFAC list). This is scored between 300 and 850.