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October 2022

Webinar – QuickBooks Boot Camp

Oct 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using QuickBooks in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

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Webinar – Business Model – Part 1

Oct 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This is the ideal workshop where business owners at all levels will learn how to build, design, and define a business model. A business model is what defines a business and its practice. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to first define their business model. They will be introduced to a business model canvas as a tool. Topics are below: • Business Idea to Business Model • Introduction to the Business Models • Steps to Define, Design and Build…

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Webinar – How To Leverage Post-Purchase Strategies to Increase Retention and Grow Sales E-Commerce

Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us to learn - How To Leverage Post-Purchase Strategies to Increase Retention and Grow Sales in E-Commerce with Ramin Ramhormozi REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Google My Business

Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

With a Profile of my business in Google your company can stand out for free in Maps and Google Search. With the features we will teach, you can interact with existing customers or find new ones. You will learn to enter the information that your company needs so that you appear on the first pages of the search. We will talk about how to enter the type of business, description, how to mount photos, and more. Register Now

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Webinar – Tips on Creating Your Marketing Plan

Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Unlocking the mystery of creating your Marketing Plan… How do I compare with competitors? What makes my business unique?  Who is my customer?  How will I approach the market?  Which paths and strategies should I consider? Register Now

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Webinar – Ways to Impact Your Sales and Increase Customer Engagement

Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have customers. . .are you reaching them? Want and need customers? Come ready to learn tips and techniques to help increase engagement and attract potential new customers using social media and other tools. Register Now

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Webinar: Startup Activities – A Financial Perspective

Oct 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have the idea for the business and getting ready to move forward with the business launch? Learn the next steps to help navigate and launch your new business or continue the path where obstacles occurred along the way: • Professional Services - Legal & Other • Licenses and Permits • Business Insurance Options REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Protecting Creative Work: Copyright Basics

Oct 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This webinar will teach small businesses how to protect legal rights in creative materials, such as training manuals, articles, publications, photographs, software, music, videos and website content. Attendees will learn the basics of copyright law; requirements for copyright protection; determining ownership; the benefits of registration; how to avoid violating the copyrights of others; and important copyright considerations for materials created by employees and independent contractors. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Veterans, Military and Spouses Series: How to Start Your Business

Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life. Register Now

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Webinar – Legal Issues in Marketing and Promotion

Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will introduce small business owners to legal issues in marketing and promotion, such as “puffery” vs. fraud and misleading advertising; steering clear of copyright infringement and rights of privacy/publicity; marketing by phone, fax, email, and text; using social media; differences in federal and state laws; legal protections in marketing; and legal penalties for noncompliance. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How to Leverage Subscriptions to Grow E-commerce Sales – with Ramin Ramhormozi

Oct 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us to learn -  How to Leverage Subscriptions to Grow E-commerce Sales REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – WAVE Boot Camp (Spanish)

Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

CAMPAMENTO WAVE Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando WAVE en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. •…

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Webinar – Business Model – Part 2

Oct 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

This is the ideal workshop where business owners at all levels will learn how to build, design, and define a business model. A business model is what defines a business and its practice. In this workshop, attendees will learn how to first define their business model. They will be introduced to a business model canvas as a tool.  Topics are below: • Building Blocks for the Business Model • Introduction to Business Model Tool REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How to Use Upsells and Cross Sells to Grow Your E-Commerce Revenue with Ramin Ramhormozi

Oct 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us to learn - How to Use Upsells and Cross Sells to Grow Your E-Commerce Revenue with Ramin Ramhormozi REGISTER NOW!

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Webinar – Google mi Negocio

Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Con un Perfil de mi negocio en Google tu empresa puede destacarse de manera gratuita en Mapas y Búsqueda de Google. Con las funciones que enseñaremos, podrás interactuar con los clientes existentes o encontrar nuevos. Aprenderás a ingresar la información que necesita tu empresa para que salgas en las primeras páginas de la búsqueda. Hablaremos de cómo ingresar el tipo de negocio, descripción, cómo montar fotos, y más. ¡Regístrate ahora!

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Webinar – Screening Your Business Ideas

Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have lots of business ideas and trying to decide which one to move forward with? Come ready to learn an easy to apply process for prioritizing and evaluating business ideas with next steps to take. Register Now

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Webinar – Global Trade Series: Finding International Customers and Handling the First Order

Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about international customers for your business? Come and join our two-part series on 10/19 and 10/26: Session 1: How to Find International Customers Exploring global trade can be challenging when trying to find international customers. Learn tips and techniques including market research to help: • Attract International Customers • Identify Potential Direct/Indirect Distributors   Session 2: Handling Your First International Order Just starting with global trade and waiting for your first customer? Learn how to prepare your business for…

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Webinar – A Roadmap To Unlock The Complexity of Taxation For Corporations and LLCs

Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

LLCs, S-Corps and C-Corps each have their own income tax implications and compliance requirements. Learn how it impacts you as a member of an LLC or shareholder in a corporation (S or C ). REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Tips for Exploring Web Builders

Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

If choosing the right domain and hosting is not enough, what about making sure you choose a web builder that is right for you, and for your business? No worries, let SBDC Web Developer and Digital Marketing Consultant, Darren Elliott, walk you through the mainstream web builders of today like Go Daddy, Wix, Weebly, WordPress, and Square Space. Darren has done the homework for you and now, he wants to present you with the Pros and Cons each, to help…

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale Introducción al Mercadeo Digital (Spanish)

Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

En esta serie digital de mercadeo aprenderá herramientas de redes sociales que le ayudaran a crecer su negocio incluyendo el Facebook, Instagram, y Google. También conocerá el lenguaje del mercadeo digital y la importancia que tienen otras herramientas diferentes a las redes sociales. Todo es via Zoom así que no deje pasar esta oportunidad de aprender y entender un poco más este mundo. ¡Regístrate Ahora!

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Webinar – Veterans, Military and Spouses Series: Finding Funding

Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business.  Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. Register Now

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Webinar – Sales Strategy Tips for Your Business

Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Come ready to learn Sales Strategies Tips for Your Business as you explore the following: • Skill Set vs. Style • Pricing • Competitive Advantage • Value Proposition Register Now

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Webinar – Patent Basics

Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

In this webinar, you will learn about possible ways to protect your idea, creation, or invention. The featured presenter, Aaron Borrowman, is a registered patent attorney who will explain: • What a patent is and isn’t • Different types of patents • What are the factors that determine if your invention is patentable • Patent Applications and more REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business

Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This informational Webinar will give you a good overview of what it takes to Start Your Own Home-Based Business. Having this knowledge will nurture your dream of being self-employed and doing what you want to do in life. From selecting a business and getting it registered to how to balance your home life with your work life, this introduction will help you move forward towards entrepreneurship! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – WAVE Boot Camp

Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using WAVE in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

Find out more »

Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – QuickBooks Boot Camp (Spanish)

Oct 22 @ 8:00 am - 10:15 am
Free

Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando QuickBooks en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. • Navegar dentro…

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Webinar – Business Planning – Part 1

Oct 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Come ready to work on your business in this two-part training. Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Highlighted Topics: • Creating a Business Plan • Goal Development • Business Development • Marketing Plans • Advertising Strategies • Financials – Overview REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Prepare Your E-Commerce Business for Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM)

Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us for -  Preparing Your E-Commerce Business for Black Friday and Cyber Monday (BFCM) with Ramin Ramhormozi REGISTER NOW!

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Webinar – Manejo de redes sociales a traves de Meta Business Suite

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

¿Quieres crear una publicación en FB e IG al mismo tiempo? Aprenda a programar publicaciones en el futuro Responder a los comentarios y mensajes de bandeja de entrada en un solo lugar Que información debería estar ahí Cómo administrar su configuración ¿A quién debe dar autorización para administrar su página? Cómo subir fotos y videos, entre muchos otros consejos. Aprenda a usar la suite de negocios en general Si pudiera conectarse a través de una computadora portátil, será mejor. Ven…

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Webinar – Increasing Sales – Secrets and Best Practices to Overcome Objections

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Looking for ways to increase sales? Experienced a “No” from a potential customer? Come ready to learn about increasing sales through attracting new customers. Sales objections will be unlocked. Tips and techniques to handle objections will be explored. Best practices will be shared, so you are ready to tackle the next “No” from a potential customer with the goal for a “Yes”. Register Now

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Webinar: Screening Tips for Exploring a Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper, Accountant

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about hiring a new Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper or Accountant and would like some screening tips to help make it a bit easier? Learn about potential resources to explore, questions to ask for rating/ranking the choices, deciding which type of resource to hire, what qualifications, knowledge and experience needed, potential costs, etc. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Global Trade Series: Finding International Customers and Handling the First Order

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about international customers for your business? Come and join our two-part series on 10/19 and 10/26: Session 1: How to Find International Customers Exploring global trade can be challenging when trying to find international customers. Learn tips and techniques including market research to help: • Attract International Customers • Identify Potential Direct/Indirect Distributors   Session 2: Handling Your First International Order Just starting with global trade and waiting for your first customer? Learn how to prepare your business for…

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Webinar – I Filed the Articles, Now What? “Next Steps” for Running a Corporation

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will teach the “next steps”  involved in starting up and running a corporation, such as filing the Statement of Information; appointing the initial board of directors/officers; issuing shares and creating share purchase agreements; the role, duties and liability of directors/officers; preparing and following bylaws; meetings and minutes; selling/transferring shares; California corporation statutes to be aware of; “Piercing the Corporate Veil” and other acts creating shareholder personal liability; and dissolving the corporation. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Make Your Site Content More Productive for Your Website

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

How vital is content to your site's ranking and search results  - It is the key to leading the right consumers to your business.  If your site is not producing as well as you want, then you should attend this fun and informative webinar. Our very own SBDC Digital Marketing Consultant and Web Developer, Darren Elliott is ready to share with you, the formula that will help improve site traffic, and lower bounce rates, while helping to increase site performance…

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Google mi Negocio (Spanish)

Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Con un Perfil de mi negocio en Google tu empresa puede destacarse de manera gratuita en Mapas y Búsqueda de Google. Con las funciones que enseñaremos, podrás interactuar con los clientes existentes o encontrar nuevos. Aprenderás a ingresar la información que necesita tu empresa para que salgas en las primeras páginas de la búsqueda. Hablaremos de cómo ingresar el tipo de negocio, descripción, cómo montar fotos, y más. ¡Regístrate Ahora!

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Webinar – Market Research and Marketing Strategy: Role in Creating Sustainable Business

Oct 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Market research and understanding market trends are crucial for establishing a commercially viable and financially sustainable. The webinar will provide basics for conducting market research and using it to develop a marketing strategy for products, processes, and services. We will also review tips, pitfalls, and resources in conducting market research. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Global Trends and Cultural Differences

Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

We will highlight global trends and cultural differences with the potential impacts on your business including the following: • Main Drivers for Innovation and Global Progress • Global Opportunities • Global Challenges • Changes – Economic and Societal • Cultural Differences Awareness REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Cookieless Future and What It Means To Your E-Commerce Business with Ramin Ramhormozi

Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us for - Cookieless Future and What It Means To Your E-Commerce Business with Ramin Ramhormozi REGISTER NOW!

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – WAVE Boot Camp (Spanish)

Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

CAMPAMENTO WAVE Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando WAVE en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. •…

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Webinar – Investor Series Part 1: Demystifying Angel and VC Investing for Startups

Oct 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Investor Series Part 1: Demystifying Angel and VC Investing for Startups REGISTER NOW

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November 2022

Webinar – Business Planning – Part 2

Nov 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Free

Come ready to work on your business in this two-part training. Business planning is a tool to help your business! It’s an opportunity to create a road map and tell the story of the business with a focus on key elements. Highlighted Topics: • Creating a Business Plan • Goal Development • Business Development • Marketing Plans • Advertising Strategies • Financials – Overview REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Manage your social media platforms – Meta Business Suite

Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Do you want to create a post on Facebook and Instagram at the same time? Learn to schedule posts, respond to comments and inbox messages from one place. Join us to Learn: • What information should be there • How to manage your settings • Who should you give authorization to admin your page • How to upload pictures and videos, among many other tips • Learn using the Business Suite in general If you could connect via a laptop…

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Webinar – Creating Financial Projections

Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have you tried to create detailed start-up costs, key assumptions and financial projections?  Ran into a few obstacles along the way?  Learn how to easily create your own. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Tips for Importing

Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn tips for importing into the U.S. Do you want to start or expand an import business? It’s important to follow all laws and regulations to avoid an import business nightmare. The following will be covered: • Do I need an import license? • What are the necessary documents? • Classifying the merchandise • What is the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS)? • Tips about shipments • Licensed Customs Brokers • Duties, tariffs, and what’s next? REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Crea tu pagina de Facebook para tu negocio (Spanish)

Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

¿Quieres crear tu página de Facebook para tu negocio? No importa si ya creó su página, estamos seguros de que aprenderá algo nuevo. Lo guiaremos a través de: Cómo crear una página ¿Qué información debería estar ahí? Cómo administrar su configuración ¿Quién debería autorizarle para administrar su página? Cómo subir fotos y videos, entre muchos otros consejos Uso de Business Suite Si pudiera conectarse a través de una computadora portátil, sería útil. Venga preparado para aprender y tomar notas. Siempre…

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Digital Marketing

Nov 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join Small Business Development Center, Digital Marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist, Darren Elliott, as he demonstrates how you can develop a strong, low-to-no-cost marketing plan and Internet strategy, specific to your business. Learn collaborative marketing strategies that can quickly develop QUALIFIED social media followers, and funnel traffic to your site.  You will also learn Content, Web Design, and Search Engine Optimization tips you can do yourself, to improve your site ranking quickly and easily!  You will also enjoy fun interactive…

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Webinar – Buying and Selling a Business – What you need to know…

Nov 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

This webinar will teach the basics of buying and selling a business, such as conducting “due diligence”- inspecting the financial records, contracts and business assets; determining the value of the business; preparing contracts and related purchase-and-sale documents; tax considerations; and knowing when to “walk away” from a deal. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – WAVE Boot Camp

Nov 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using WAVE in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

Find out more »

Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – QuickBooks Boot Camp

Nov 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:15 am
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using QuickBooks in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

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Webinar – Joint AVTA and SBDC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Outreach and Training

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Come and join the Antelope Valley Transit Authority (AVTA) and Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to learn about resources available to help your business prepare, explore and pursue Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) procurement opportunities. The goal is to help the Small Business Community participate in the local economy where local businesses can provide their services and/or supplies to the AVTA for a contract or other procurement opportunity. Opportunity examples include construction, specialty contractors, manufacturing, digital signage, wholesalers, furniture, architectural services,…

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Webinar – Google My Business

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

With a Profile of my business in Google your company can stand out for free in Maps and Google Search. With the features we will teach, you can interact with existing customers or find new ones. You will learn to enter the information that your company needs so that you appear on the first pages of the search. We will talk about how to enter the type of business, description, how to mount photos, and more. Register Now

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Webinar – Writing for Fun, Profit and to Promote

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Victor Benoun is an entrepreneur, speaker, and author, having been published by traditional publishers and self-published. He has used his writing as a means to promote his company and business as well as to create an additional revenue source. We hope you will join us for this content-rich webinar. In this webinar you will learn: • The number one roadblock that stops new authors in their tracks from achieving their dreams of writing a book and how to overcome it.…

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Webinar – Increasing Sales – Secrets and Best Practices to Overcome Objections

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Looking for ways to increase sales? Experienced a “No” from a potential customer? Come ready to learn about increasing sales by attracting new customers. Sales objections will be unlocked. Tips and techniques to handle objections will be explored. Best practices will be shared, so you are ready to tackle the next “No” from a potential customer with the goal for a “Yes”. Register Now

Find out more »

Webinar – ABCs of Financing

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about exploring financing for your business?  Are you prepared for the financing journey?  What documents will be required? Ready to apply for financing?  What is creditworthiness for the business?  Learn the 5 Cs of Credit and tips on preparing for the financing journey. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This informational Webinar will give you a good overview of what it takes to Start Your Own Home-Based Business. Having this knowledge will nurture your dream of being self-employed and doing what you want to do in life. From selecting a business and getting it registered to how to balance your home life with your work life, this introduction will help you move forward towards entrepreneurship! REGISTER NOW

Find out more »

Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Manejo de redes sociales a traves de Meta Business Suite

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

¿Quieres crear una publicación en FB e IG al mismo tiempo? Aprenda a programar publicaciones en el futuro Responder a los comentarios y mensajes de bandeja de entrada en un solo lugar Que información debería estar ahí Cómo administrar su configuración ¿A quién debe dar autorización para administrar su página? Cómo subir fotos y videos, entre muchos otros consejos. Aprenda a usar la suite de negocios en general Si pudiera conectarse a través de una computadora portátil, será mejor. Ven…

Find out more »

Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Digital Marketing

Nov 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join Small Business Development Center, Digital Marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist, Darren Elliott, as he demonstrates how you can develop a strong, low-to-no-cost marketing plan and Internet strategy, specific to your business. Learn collaborative marketing strategies that can quickly develop QUALIFIED social media followers, and funnel traffic to your site.  You will also learn Content, Web Design, and Search Engine Optimization tips you can do yourself, to improve your site ranking quickly and easily!  You will also enjoy fun interactive…

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Webinar – Protecting the Company’s “Secret Sauce”: Trade Secret Basics

Nov 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

This webinar will teach small business owners how to protect the company’s inventions, ideas and secrets. Attendees will learn the basics of trade secret law; the kinds of information that can be protected as a trade secret; confidentiality requirements; ownership issues; how to avoid losing trade secret protection; and how to avoid violating the trade secret rights of others. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Got Intellectual Property? Strategies to Explore

Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will discuss unknown and often underutilized strategies for exploiting the company’s intellectual property (IP), such as understanding IP as an asset; how IP can provide a competitive advantage; licensing for additional revenue streams; enforcement strategies; and sale of company IP. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – WAVE Boot Camp (Spanish)

Nov 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

CAMPAMENTO WAVE Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando WAVE en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. •…

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Webinar – Entrepreneur/Business Owner Tools

Nov 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Lots to do and not enough time?  Come ready to explore tools and resources to help improve your business and maximize your time. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Finding Funding

Nov 15 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business including disaster assistance related. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore, along with the current climate. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from an alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd…

Find out more »

Webinar – Google mi Negocio

Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Con un Perfil de mi negocio en Google tu empresa puede destacarse de manera gratuita en Mapas y Búsqueda de Google. Con las funciones que enseñaremos, podrás interactuar con los clientes existentes o encontrar nuevos. Aprenderás a ingresar la información que necesita tu empresa para que salgas en las primeras páginas de la búsqueda. Hablaremos de cómo ingresar el tipo de negocio, descripción, cómo montar fotos, y más. ¡Regístrate ahora!

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Webinar – Tips on Creating Your Marketing Plan

Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Unlocking the mystery of creating your Marketing Plan… How do I compare with competitors? What makes my business unique?  Who is my customer?  How will I approach the market?  Which paths and strategies should I consider? Register Now

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Webinar: Understanding the Story Behind the Numbers and Potential Red Flags

Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn how to take control of your business through the power of financials. Financials convey a story about a business and can empower the entrepreneur/business owner. Examples will be shared where warning signs were glaring in the financials, but business owners could not spot the warning signs. You will learn how to interpret and understand the financials, define Metrics and develop Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). You will have the knowledge and tools to apply in your business as you become…

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Webinar- I Filed the Articles, Now What? “Next Steps” for Running a Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will teach the “next steps” involved in starting up and running an LLC, such as filing the Statement of Information; “member-managed” vs. “manager-managed” LLCs; determining membership interests; the roles, duties and liability of “members”; preparing and following an LLC operating agreement; selling/transferring membership interests; California LLC statutes to be aware of; “Piercing the Corporate Veil” and other acts creating LLC member personal liability, and dissolving the LLC. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Digital Marketing

Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join Small Business Development Center, Digital Marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist, Darren Elliott, as he demonstrates how you can develop a strong, low-to-no-cost marketing plan and Internet strategy, specific to your business. Learn collaborative marketing strategies that can quickly develop QUALIFIED social media followers, and funnel traffic to your site.  You will also learn Content, Web Design, and Search Engine Optimization tips you can do yourself, to improve your site ranking quickly and easily!  You will also enjoy fun interactive…

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – WAVE Boot Camp

Nov 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using WAVE in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – QuickBooks Boot Camp (Spanish)

Nov 19 @ 8:00 am - 10:15 am
Free

Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando QuickBooks en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. • Navegar dentro…

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Webinar – Ways to Impact Your Sales and Increase Customer Engagement

Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have customers. . .are you reaching them? Want and need customers? Come ready to learn tips and techniques to help increase engagement and attract potential new customers using social media and other tools. Register Now

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – Digital Marketing

Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Join Small Business Development Center, Digital Marketing and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist, Darren Elliott, as he demonstrates how you can develop a strong, low-to-no-cost marketing plan and Internet strategy, specific to your business. Learn collaborative marketing strategies that can quickly develop QUALIFIED social media followers, and funnel traffic to your site.  You will also learn Content, Web Design, and Search Engine Optimization tips you can do yourself, to improve your site ranking quickly and easily!  You will also enjoy fun interactive…

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Webinar – Tips to Jumpstart your Small Business

Nov 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

This webinar will provide resources to answer the questions related to how to develop cost structure, value proposition, and competitive advantage, effective business processes, and examples/case studies of companies that have successfully jumpstarted their business. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Investor Series Part 2: Surviving Investor’s Due Diligence

Nov 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Investor Series Part 2: Surviving Investor’s Due Diligence REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: Screening Tips for Exploring a Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper, Accountant

Nov 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about hiring a new Tax Preparer, Bookkeeper or Accountant and would like some screening tips to help make it a bit easier? Learn about potential resources to explore, questions to ask for rating/ranking the choices, deciding which type of resource to hire, what qualifications, knowledge and experience needed, potential costs, etc. REGISTER NOW

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December 2022

Webinar – Veterans, Military and Spouses Series: Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Dec 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow and how to bring your vision to life. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help you take the next step in starting or growing your business or transitioning from current activity into a formal business. Featured Topics: • Common Characteristics of an Entrepreneur • Types of Entrepreneurs •…

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Webinar – WAVE Boot Camp

Dec 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using WAVE in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

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Webinar – SBDC and City of Palmdale – QuickBooks Boot Camp

Dec 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:15 am
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using QuickBooks in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

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Webinar – Screening Your Business Ideas

Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Have lots of business ideas and trying to decide which one to move forward with? Come ready to learn an easy to apply process for prioritizing and evaluating business ideas with next steps to take. Register Now

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Webinar – Global Trends and Cultural Differences

Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

We will highlight global trends and cultural differences with the potential impacts on your business including the following: • Main Drivers for Innovation and Global Progress • Global Opportunities • Global Challenges • Changes – Economic and Societal • Cultural Differences Awareness REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – ADA Website Accessibility Basics

Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will teach small business owners the basics of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) website accessibility, such as understanding the ADA laws; WCAG accessibility standards; alt tags and screen readers; and potential liability for noncompliance. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Veterans, Military and Spouses Series: How to Start Your Business

Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn to start, run and grow your business. This workshop covers critical topics such as business development, market research, business entities and so much more. Don’t waste another minute, join us in learning how to bring your entrepreneurial idea life. Register Now

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Webinar – Meetings, Minutes and Motions: Preparing Corporate Documents

Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will teach business owners of corporations and LLCs how to prepare basic corporate documents, such as statements of information; sending notices and holding director and shareholder meetings, preparing motions and minutes, voting requirements; and other corporate formalities required by the company’s bylaws, operating agreement or by law. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – WAVE Boot Camp (Spanish)

Dec 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

CAMPAMENTO WAVE Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando WAVE en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. •…

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Webinar – Privacy Law Basics for Small Business

Dec 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar discusses federal, state and international privacy laws that protect consumer personally identifiable information (PII). Attendees will learn about the California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA ); the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA); the federal Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR); other state privacy laws; when compliance is required; and how to get assistance if needed. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Intellectual Property: Patent and Patent Search and other IP Options

Dec 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Intellectual Property is the asset of any small business. It is important to know what the options are for protecting intellectual property. This webinar will discuss an overview of different types of Intellectual Property, the importance of these assets, patent prosecution, and other types of IP prosecution along with a few suggested methods to conduct an initial patent search and resources to conduct a patent search. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Veterans, Military and Spouses Series: Finding Funding

Dec 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Explore a variety of funding types for your business. Capital is critical for all businesses. The type of business, your capital needs, and additional factors may influence what you explore. There are many types of capital including owner investment, profit reinvestment, loans from a bank, loans from alternative financial resources(non-banks), equipment financing, tax credits, supplier credit, credit lines, equity lines, Angel Investors, Venture Capital Investors, money invested by family & friends, Crowd Funding, etc. Register Now

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Webinar – WAVE Boot Camp

Dec 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
Free

This will be an amazing opportunity to learn the basics of accounting and to be your own bookkeeper using WAVE in just one session. In these two hours, we are going to make you rid of the fear of the accounting world. This Boot Camp is oriented toward service-type companies. Inventories and payroll are not covered. Among others, you will learn: • Basic accounting concepts. • Read and understand the main two financial statements. • Navigate within the main software's…

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Webinar – QuickBooks Boot Camp (Spanish)

Dec 17 @ 8:00 am - 10:15 am
Free

Esta será una oportunidad increíble para aprender los conceptos básicos de la contabilidad y ser tu propio tenedor de libros utilizando QuickBooks en una sola sesión. En estas dos horas, vamos a hacer que le quites el miedo al mundo de la contabilidad. Este Boot Camp está orientado a empresas de servicios. Los inventarios y la nómina no están cubiertos. Entre otros, aprenderás: • Conceptos básicos de contabilidad. • Leer y comprender los dos estados financieros principales. • Navegar dentro…

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Webinar – Investor Series Part 3: Pitching to an Investor

Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Investor Series Part 3: Pitching to an Investor REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Seamless Transition: Business Succession Planning

Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Succession planning is a roadmap for future leadership at an organization. Every organization, regardless of its size, needs succession planning. Are the right people moving at the right pace into the right jobs at the right time? In this webinar, we will discuss leadership development as a fundamental element of succession planning. This will help the company to have a workplace that recruits and retains high-quality employees. REGISTER NOW

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