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March 2021

Webinar – Entrepreneur/Business Owner Tools

Mar 9 @ 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 – Google mi Negocio

Mar 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Google My Business

Mar 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 – Finding Funding

Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 &…

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Webinar-Strategy Series-Strategies and Tools To Monitor Your Competitions Pricing & Marketing Part 2 – E-commerce

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

Webinar-E-Commerce Strategy Series - Strategies & Tools to Monitor Your Competitions Pricing and Marketing - Part 1 - 3/2/21 Webinar-E-Commerce Strategy Series - Strategies & Tools to Monitor Your Competitions Pricing and Marketing - Part 2 - 3/9/21 REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: Choosing the Business Entity – Time for a Change or Brand New?

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

You will be introduced to: • Pros and cons of creating a LLC, Corporation, Partnership and Sole Proprietorship • How to form each entity and the tax reporting requirements • Potential risks to be aware of and solutions REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Trademark Basics: Can I protect that name, phrase, symbol?

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

This webinar will provide small business owners with information on why a “trademark” is a valuable asset for a company to own; how “trademarks” help customers identify goods and services; how to select, use and protect a “trademark”; the importance of doing “search and clearance” activities prior to adoption and use; state and federal trademark “registration”; and how to avoid violating the trademark rights of others.   REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How To Use Personalization To Drive More E-Commerce Sales

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

Thinking about how to improve customer experiences? How are you measuring their online experience? Are you creating content to help improve their experience with your E-Commerce brand? Learn more about E-Commerce personalization to help drive sales. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Veterans, Miltary and Spouses Series: 3/11, 3/18, 3/25

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

Session 1: 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…

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Webinar – “Retirement Plan Options for Small Businesses”

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

Featured Presenter is Molly Teodo, from the U.S. Department of Labor. Come ready to learn about retirement plan options for small businesses including an overview of several different types of retirement plans including Simple IRAs, the different types of 401K plans, and information on Defined Benefit Plans. REGISTER NOW

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

Mar 11 @ 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 – Una herramienta financiera fácil de manejar para tu negocio

Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Estás comenzando tu negocio y necesitas una manera fácil para registrar y administrar tu actividad comercial? Sabes si estás ganando o perdiendo dinero en tu negocio? Sabes qué productos o servicios debes seguir vendiendo? Sabes en qué estas gastando demasiado? Da los primeros pasos y prepárate para el futuro. Aprenderás a usar una herramienta en Excel y recibirás una copia gratis. Regístrate ahora

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Webinar – The Rise of AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Augmented Reality In E-Commerce

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

AI (Artificial Intelligence) and Augmented Reality, as tools to explore for your E-Commerce business. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Entrepreneurship Series with Career Center: Session 1

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

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The featured one-hour sessions on 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30, will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, provide steps to start a formal business, and explore how to develop a business model 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…

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Webinar – Business Planning – Part 1

Mar 18 @ 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 – How To Create and Use Landing Pages To Grow Your E-Commerce Sales

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

There's a lot that can distract consumers. Using landing pages can help mitigate that distraction. In this webinar we'll discuss key landing page strategies you can use in your e-commerce business.   REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Veterans, Miltary and Spouses Series: 3/18, 3/25

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

Session 2: 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 – Una herramienta financiera fácil de manejar para tu negocio

Mar 20 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
Free

Estás comenzando tu negocio y necesitas una manera fácil para registrar y administrar tu actividad comercial? Sabes si estás ganando o perdiendo dinero en tu negocio? Sabes qué productos o servicios debes seguir vendiendo? Sabes en qué estas gastando demasiado? Da los primeros pasos y prepárate para el futuro. Aprenderás a usar una herramienta en Excel y recibirás una copia gratis. Regístrate ahora

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Webinar – Entrepreneurship Series with Career Center: Session 2

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

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. The Entrepreneurship Series is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”.   The featured one-hour sessions on 3/16, 3/23 and 3/30, will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, provide steps to start a formal business, and explore how to develop a business model 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…

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Webinar – Tips for Importing

Mar 24 @ 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 – Screening Your Business Ideas

Mar 24 @ 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 – Business Planning – Part 2

Mar 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 – Got Intellectual Property? Strategies to Explore

Mar 25 @ 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 – Veterans, Miltary and Spouses Series: 3/25

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

Session 3: Finding Funding 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 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 Funding, etc. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How To Choose An App/Accounting Software For Your Business

Mar 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Have you been overwhelmed or clueless about what kind of accounting software you should use for your business? Do you know what infrastructure to use, cloud or local based?  What features are you willing to give up? Please join our webinar to learn basic principles of how to select an accounting application that better fits your business type and explore some of the key features of the most popular applications for small businesses. • Simple methodology to choose an app/software…

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