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February 2024

Webinar – 8 Steps to Optimizing Your You Tube Videos Rank & Visibility

Feb 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Videos have become an essential marketing tool for many businesses. Too often, it becomes hard to justify the time spent creating videos, because no one is viewing them.  Sound familiar? Video content must follow certain search engines rules.  Do you know them? If not, you should join our SBDC Online Marketing and Web Developer, Darren Elliott as he explains what those rules are, and the  8 Steps to Optimizing Your You Tube Videos Rank and Visibility.  Best of all, they are…

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Webinar – AI Content for Websites & Marketing

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

Artificial Intelligence is here, and likely will be for a while.  There is a lot more to learn before incorporating AI generated content into your business website and/or marketing. SBDC Digital Marketing Consultant, Darren Elliott, will provide tips on when you may want to use AI as a tool.  Being aware of potential risks when using AI is another area that will be explored.    REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction to the Corporate Transparency Act

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

As a business owner, you may have heard about the Corporate Transparency Act.  Effective 1/1/24, all LLCs and Corporations must file beneficial ownership information reports with the Federal Financial Crimes Network.  Failure to comply may result in severe penalties starting at $500 per day. Join us for an introduction to the Corporate Transparency Act to help increase your awareness and move forward with compliance. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How to Pitch

Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

Entrepreneurs and innovators can change the world but majority of them don’t get funded because the pitch is the first introduction of the idea to the investors. Capital raising and developing fundraising strategy is crucial part of realizing financial stability in the initial stages of the company. This webinar will discuss to learn how to effectively pitch your idea to investors, provides resources to find and attract investors. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – 2024’s Best Email Platforms: Find Your E-commerce Match

Feb 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

Email marketing remains a powerhouse for e-commerce. But with so many platforms out there, which one is right for you? We'll guide you through the top email marketing platforms of 2024, helping you pick the perfect partner for your business. REGISTER NOW

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

Feb 29 @ 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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March 2024

Webinar – Digital Marketing #1

Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

This series allows participants to learn about Digital Marketing including tips on how to develop a strong, low-to-no-cost marketing plan and internet strategy. Collaborative marketing strategies that can help develop QUALIFIED social media followers, and funnel traffic to your website will be featured. Do it your self tips on Content, Web Design and Search Engine Optimization will be shared. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Plataforma de presentación

Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Desc: Aprende y conoce lo que buscan los inversionistas cuando te piden que les presentes tu Pitch de negocio. Vas a poder practicar y comenzar a generar un borrador de lo que necesitas. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction to Certifications and Contracting Opportunities for Veterans, Military and Spouses

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

  The Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) certification offers several benefits to veterans with disabilities who are looking to establish or grow their businesses, including a 3% set-aside requirement by the State of California.  Join us to learn more about how you can take advantage of the DVBE designation. REGISTER NOW

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

Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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 – Veterans, Military and Spouses Series: Finding Funding

Mar 7 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 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 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 – WAVE Introducción (español)

Mar 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE Introducción: Este seminario web está dirigido a personas que no tienen experiencia financiera y desean comprender mejor las características de WAVE, junto con los conceptos básicos de contabilidad. Cubriremos cómo navegar por la herramienta, realizar configuraciones e introducir brevemente las opciones del menú principal. Nuestro objetivo principal será generar confianza y ayudarle a sentirse más seguro al utilizar la herramienta. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar: Improving Employee Retention, Recruitment and Culture

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

As employers nationwide continue to struggle to find quality employees, employers must focus on their current staff and company culture to attract the best candidates for new available positions.  This webinar will touch on ways to improve your current staff morale, offer tips for recruiting the best available candidates, and focus on your overall company culture.  Presented by Kevin McVearry, a business advisor for the SBDC since 2012, with over 25 years of experience recruiting, training, and retaining employees in…

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Webinar – Digital Marketing #2

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

This series allows participants to learn about Digital Marketing including tips on how to develop a strong, low-to-no-cost marketing plan and internet strategy. Collaborative marketing strategies that can help develop QUALIFIED social media followers, and funnel traffic to your website will be featured. Do it your self tips on Content, Web Design and Search Engine Optimization will be shared. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Filing a Federal Trademark Registration Application: The Basics

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

Navigating the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) trademark registration process can be confusing, and a minefield for small businesses.  The filing fees are nonrefundable, so getting it right the first time is a must. This webinar will explain how to help you: Obtain a USPTO federal trademark registration, including pre-application considerations Selecting the TEAS or TEAS-Plus application Selecting the 1a (“Use”) or 1b (“Intent to Use”) basis Determining class numbers and descriptions of goods and services Overcoming USPTO…

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Webinar – AVTA and SBDC Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Outreach and Training

Mar 14 @ 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, landscaping…

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Webinar – QuickBooks Online Introducción (español)

Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

QUICKBOOKS ONLINE - lntroduccion Este seminario web está dirigido a personas que no tienen experiencia financiera y desean comprender mejor las características de QuickBooks In línea, junto con los conceptos básicos de conta bilidad. Cubriremos cómo navegar por la herramienta, realizar configuraciones e introducir brevemente las opciones del menú principal. Nuestro objetivo principal será generar confianza y ayudarle a sentirse más seguro al utilizar la herramienta. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Mar 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 – 7 Steps to Maintaining Your WordPress Website

Mar 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

As much fun as it is to develop a WordPress site, it does take a certain amount of knowledge to properly care for and maintain it.  In this webinar SBDC Digital Marketing Consultant and Web Developer, Darren Elliott will walk you through the key areas of the WordPress dashboard that pose the highest security threats, and require the most attention, to help keep things running smooth.  Maybe you are a DIY web builder, or you want to learn more to better manage…

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Webinar – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business

Mar 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 our work life, this introduction will help you move forward towards entrepreneurship! REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – SEO Tips & Tricks for Your WordPress Website

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

If you are using WordPress, and you feel your site's keywords are not working for you, hold on!  This webinar,  SEO Tips and Tricks for Your WordPress Website, presented by our SBDC Marketing and Web Development Specialist, Darren Elliott, will show you simple SEO tips that will improve how search engines are indexing your site.  Sign up today, to learn what SEO improvements you can be making to your site quickly and easily, that are in line with today's search engine…

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Webinar – Digital Marketing #3

Mar 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Come ready to learn a few more topics to enhance your digital marketing journey, building upon parts 1 and 2. Easy to apply tips will be shared.  The instructor is ready to answer any questions you may have. REGISTER NOW

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

Mar 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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 – WAVE Transacciones Comunes (español)

Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE- Transacciones Comunes Este seminario web está diseñado para aquellos que no tienen experiencia financiera pero han asistido a nuestro seminario web introductorio. Utilizaremos ejemplos sencillos para demostrar cómo gestionar transacciones comerciales básicas, como facturación, compras, importación y conciliacion de transacciones bancarias. Nuestro principal objetivo es ayudarle a sentirse mas comodo y seguro al utilizar la herramienta generando confianza. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – QuickBooks Online – Transacciones Comunes (español)

Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

QUICKBOOKS ONLINE - Transacciones Comunes Este seminario web está diseñado para aquellos que no tienen experiencia financiera pero han asistido a nuestro seminario web introductorio. Utilizaremos ejemplos sencillos para demostrar cómo gestionar transacciones comerciales básicas, como facturación, compras, importación y conciliación de transacciones bancarias. Nuestro principal objetivo es ayudarle a sentirse más cómodo y seguro al utilizar la herramienta generando confianza. REGISTER NOW

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