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April 2021

6-Part Webinar Series – Building and Launching Your Shopify Store

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

Thinking about launching a Shopify Store? Learn how to build and launch your Shopify Store over a 6-part webinar series with the following sessions: • 3/30 - Introduction to e-commerce and Shopify • 4/6 - General store setup (admin functions, taxes, shipping, etc.) • 4/13 - Product loading and inventory management • 4/20 - Static and automatic collection/category creation (sorting and filtering) • 4/27 - Theme/Design setup • 4/29 - Shopify App Store and How to find the best apps…

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Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business

Apr 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 our work life, this introduction will help you move forward towards entrepreneurship! REGISTER NOW

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Webinar 3 Part Series: Thinking About Building Your Business Website The Development Path to Explore

Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

So, you are building your business website yourself? Congratulations! You are probably too nervous to celebrate just yet. After all, you have some very big decisions to make...now the good news, this 3-Part Series will explore the development path before building your business website. Put your business on the right track with development from the start. Register to attend today! 4/7, 4/14, 4/21 • Part 1: 10 Important Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Web Host - 4/7 • Part…

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

Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This will be a two-part Global Trade Series on 4/7 and 4/21: Thinking about international customers for your business?   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…

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Webinar – Screening Your Business Ideas

Apr 21 @ 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 – Privacy Policy and Terms of Use: The Basics

Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This webinar will discuss the importance of privacy policies and terms of use in ecommerce; relevant state, federal and international privacy laws small business owners should be aware of; drafting a privacy policy and terms of use; and how privacy policy and terms of use clauses can reduce liability. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Entrepreneurship Series with Career Center: Session 3

Apr 22 @ 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 4/8, 4/15 and 4/22, 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 – Negotiation Process and Skills Series – 5 Session Series

Apr 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Session 1: Process and Analysis - 4/8 Process and Analysis - We all negotiate things every day. However, that does not mean we know what we are doing. What is the process of negotiation? How do you initially analyze your negotiation to set yourself up for success? Strategy development is paramount to a successful negotiation. This webinar series starts here, with the big picture and a strong foundation. No more “trial and error” or “we’ll see how it goes”. Session…

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

Apr 24 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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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6-Part Webinar Series – Building and Launching Your Shopify Store

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

Thinking about launching a Shopify Store? Learn how to build and launch your Shopify Store over a 6-part webinar series with the following sessions: • 3/30 - Introduction to e-commerce and Shopify • 4/6 - General store setup (admin functions, taxes, shipping, etc.) • 4/13 - Product loading and inventory management • 4/20 - Static and automatic collection/category creation (sorting and filtering) • 4/27 - Theme/Design setup • 4/29 - Shopify App Store and How to find the best apps…

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Webinar – WordPress Website Security Tips

Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Building a website can be challenging enough, but what about keeping it secure from malicious hackers, spammers and spoofers? Join SBDC's Digital Marketing Consultant, Darren Elliott, as he shares 10 low to no cost measures you can do yourself, to help protect your website and user data, from winding up in the hands of a malicious attacker. Register and reserve your place so you do not miss out on this informative and beneficial FREE webinar. REGISTER NOW

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6-Part Webinar Series – Building and Launching Your Shopify Store

Apr 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Thinking about launching a Shopify Store? Learn how to build and launch your Shopify Store over a 6-part webinar series with the following sessions: • 3/30 - Introduction to e-commerce and Shopify • 4/6 - General store setup (admin functions, taxes, shipping, etc.) • 4/13 - Product loading and inventory management • 4/20 - Static and automatic collection/category creation (sorting and filtering) • 4/27 - Theme/Design setup • 4/29 - Shopify App Store and How to find the best apps…

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Webinar – Negotiation Process and Skills Series – 5 Session Series

Apr 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Session 1: Process and Analysis - 4/8 Process and Analysis - We all negotiate things every day. However, that does not mean we know what we are doing. What is the process of negotiation? How do you initially analyze your negotiation to set yourself up for success? Strategy development is paramount to a successful negotiation. This webinar series starts here, with the big picture and a strong foundation. No more “trial and error” or “we’ll see how it goes”. Session…

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May 2021

Webinar – How To Start Your Business

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 to life. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction To Entrepreneurship

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Some are entrepreneurs or naturally entrepreneurial. This is an opportunity to explore the “entrepreneur in you”. The featured one-hour session will highlight entrepreneurship as an option to generate income and cash flow, and provide steps to start a formal business. Participants will also be introduced to resources to help take the next step in starting or growing your business, or transitioning from current activity into a formal business including the areas below: • Learn the Steps from Business Idea to…

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

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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 – Writing Effective Content for Your Website

May 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Wondered about your website content and how it impacts search results? How does content work? Come and learn tips on solving the mystery of content and writing effective content for your website. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Tips for Importing

May 5 @ 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 – Entrepreneur/Business Owner Tools

May 6 @ 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

May 6 @ 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 – Veterans, Miltary and Spouses Series: 5/6, 5/13, 5/20

May 6 @ 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 – Negotiation Process and Skills Series – 5 Session Series

May 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

Session 1: Process and Analysis - 4/8 Process and Analysis - We all negotiate things every day. However, that does not mean we know what we are doing. What is the process of negotiation? How do you initially analyze your negotiation to set yourself up for success? Strategy development is paramount to a successful negotiation. This webinar series starts here, with the big picture and a strong foundation. No more “trial and error” or “we’ll see how it goes”. Session…

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Webinar – Tips on Creating Your Marketing Plan

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

Unlocking the mystery of creating your Marketing Plan. Join us to learn the answers to the following 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 Series – Improving Search Engine Results and Search Engine Optimization, and Reducing Bounce

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

Come and join our 3-session series ready to learn tips on increasing engagement to your website: Week 1 - 5/12  – How to Write Page Titles for Improved Search Engine Results Week 2 - 5/19  – How to Title Site Images to Help Improve Search Engine Optimization Week 3 - 5/26  – Tips for Writing Effective Page Descriptions to Help Reduce Bounce Rates REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – ABCs of Financing

May 12 @ 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 credit worthiness for the business? Learn the 5 Cs of Credit and tips on preparing for the financing journey.   REGISTER NOW

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