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August 2022

Webinar: S Corporation Reasonable Compensation for Shareholder Employees

Aug 24, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Are you an S Corporation shareholder and employee? Thinking about becoming an S Corporation? Wondering about reasonable compensation for the services that you provide as the S Corporation shareholder and employee? Come ready to learn about: • Reasonable Compensation • In compliance or not? • Options to Consider REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Grant Writing: Tips to be an effective Grant Writer

Aug 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Grant funding provides a non-dilutive funding option for early-stage technologies. With limited resources, startups bootstrap to maximize their resources Federal grants can serve as a great resource not just in terms of financial help but access to many other commercialization resources available through partner offices. This webinar will present a brief overview of funding programs – SBIR/STTR programs. We will also cover best practices in developing skillsets for grant writing, how to avoid pitfalls of grant writing, and resources to…

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Webinar – Innovator Toolkit Part 2: Product and Business Development

Aug 27, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Innovator Toolkit Part 2: Product and Business Development REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Tips for Importing

Aug 31, 2022 @ 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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September 2022

Webinar – Entrepreneur/Business Owner Tools

Sep 13, 2022 @ 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 – Ways to Impact Your Sales and Increase Customer Engagement

Sep 14, 2022 @ 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 – Global Trends and Cultural Differences

Sep 14, 2022 @ 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 – Trademark Basics: Can I protect that name, phrase, symbol?

Sep 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 – Increasing Sales – Secrets and Best Practices to Overcome Objections

Sep 15, 2022 @ 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 – Compensation Best Practices

Sep 15, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Compensation Best Practices The SBDC featured presenter is Ron England, Jr., a Compensation Consultant with 25 years of experience in Compensation, Compliance and Human Resources Systems.  Come ready to learn: • An overview of compensation basics • Compensation trend data • Best practices examples REGISTER NOW

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

Sep 22, 2022 @ 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 – Innovator Toolkit Part 3: Product Strategy, Partnership & Commercialization

Sep 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Free

Innovator Toolkit Part 3: Product Strategy, Partnership and Commercialization. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How to use Loyalty to Increase Retention and Generate more Revenue – e-Commerce – with Ramin Ramhormozi

Sep 29, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Please join us to learn how to use Loyalty to Increase Retention and Generate more Revenue - e-Commerce. REGISTER NOW

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October 2022

Webinar – Introduction to Entrepreneurship

Oct 4, 2022 @ 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: S Corporation Reasonable Compensation for Shareholder Employees

Oct 5, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Are you an S Corporation shareholder and employee? Thinking about becoming an S Corporation? Wondering about reasonable compensation for the services that you provide as the S Corporation shareholder and employee? Come ready to learn about: • Reasonable Compensation • In compliance or not? • Options to Consider REGISTER NOW

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

Oct 6, 2022 @ 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 – Choosing the Business Entity – Time for a Change or Brand New?

Oct 6, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 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 – HR Trends Shaping the New Normal

Oct 6, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

The SBDC featured presenter is Alexis Walker, an Human Resources Specialist at Insperity.  As a trusted HR advisor, she specializes in supporting small businesses including policy development, hiring practices, employee relations, employee retention, and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts. The following topics will be highlighted: • Top HR Trends • Business Impacts • Resources to Explore REGISTER NOW

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

Oct 11, 2022 @ 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: Startup Activities – A Financial Perspective

Oct 12, 2022 @ 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, 2022 @ 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 – Screening Your Business Ideas

Oct 19, 2022 @ 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, 2022 @ 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 – Sales Strategy Tips for Your Business

Oct 20, 2022 @ 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, 2022 @ 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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