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March 2024

Webinar – Tax Considerations for Home-based Small Businesses

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

Operating a home-based small business and need some tax related tips/guidelines? The webinar covers tax considerations for a sole proprietorship, LLC and S-Corporation.  Highlighted topics will include: Special Business Expense Deductions Self-employment Taxes Quarterly Estimated Taxes and More   Come ready with your questions.   REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Introduction to the Corporate Transparency Act

Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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 – Screening Your Business Ideas

Mar 28 @ 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 – I Filed the Articles, Now What? “Next Steps” for Running a Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Mar 28 @ 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 role, 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 – Tips on Creating Your Marketing Plan

Mar 28 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 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 – Podcasting Essentials: Setting Up Your Show for Success – Podcast Marketing – Part 3

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

In the final installment of our three-part webinar series, "Podcasting Essentials: Setting Up Your Show for Success," we will guide you through marketing your podcast. Whether you're an aspiring podcaster or a content creator looking to explore new avenues, this session is perfect for you. REGISTER NOW

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April 2024

Webinar – Introduction to Certifications – State of CA, LA County, City of LA and Federal

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

This webinar will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of the importance and benefits of certifications. Participants will gain insights into certification programs and understanding the certification process in order to do business with State of California, LA County, City of LA and the Federal Government. REGISTER NOW

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Digital Marketing #1

Apr 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
College of the Canyons SBDC, 26455 Rockwell Canyon Rd.
Santa Clarita, CA 91355 United States
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 yourself tips on Content, Web Design and Search Engine Optimization will be shared. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar-Using AI to Create All Your E-commerce Copy: From Product Descriptions, Email Copy and Blogs

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

Discover the power of AI in transforming your e-commerce copywriting! In this game-changing webinar, small business owners will learn how to leverage cutting-edge AI technology to craft compelling product descriptions, engaging email copy, and captivating blog posts. Say goodbye to writer's block and hello to increased conversions and sales. Join us to unlock the secrets of AI-driven copywriting and take your e-commerce business to new heights. Don't miss this opportunity to streamline your content creation process and stand out from…

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Webinar – Sales Strategy Tips for Your Business

Apr 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 – Digital Marketing #1

Apr 10 @ 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 – SB(Small Business) Certification

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

  Come ready to learn the steps on how to register and complete the Small Business Certification with the State of California.  Why not be eligible in helping the State of California meet the requirement of 25% of contracting dollars being  awarded to certified businesses? REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Protecting Creative Work: Copyright Basics

Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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 – WAVE Introduction

Apr 11 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Free

WAVE Introduction: This webinar is aimed at individuals who are not from a financial background and wish to gain some understanding of WAVE's features, along with basic accounting concepts. We will cover how to navigate the tool, make configurations, and briefly introduce the main menu options. Our primary focus will be to build trust and help you feel more confident while using the tool. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – ProfitMax: Mastering Price Optimization for E-commerce Success

Apr 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Free

We delve into the art and science of setting the perfect prices for your online products. Join us to uncover cutting-edge strategies and industry best practices that will empower your e-commerce company to maximize profits, boost sales, and stay ahead of the competition. Instructor: Ramin Ramhormozi REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – How to Start Your Business

Apr 17 @ 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 – Explore Starting Your Home Based Business

Apr 17 @ 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 – Fundamentals of Food Businesses

Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Fundamentals of Food Businesses gives an overview on the various food business models. From Cottage Food Law (which allows preparing approved foods at home) to full-service restaurants and everything in between. This webinar will allow attendees to explore their ideas and think about different business models for their food business dream, and show steps to each with easily explained phases.  Presented by Kevin McVearry, Business Advisor with the SBDC since 2012, with over 25 years of experience opening and operating…

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Webinar – Accounting & Financial Basics

Apr 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Learn how to take control of your business through the power of financial information.  Everyone is not an Accountant, and many are not comfortable with accounting for your business.  Financials convey a story about a business and can empower the entrepreneur/business owner.  Accounting basics are important for all business owners.  Come ready to learn about the financial aspects of your business in an easy to learn environment. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Digital Marketing #2

Apr 17 @ 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 – Tax Considerations for Home-based Small Businesses

Apr 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

Operating a home-based small business and need some tax related tips/guidelines? The webinar covers tax considerations for a sole proprietorship, LLC and S-Corporation.  Highlighted topics will include: Special Business Expense Deductions Self-employment Taxes Quarterly Estimated Taxes and More   Come ready with your questions. REGISTER NOW

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Webinar – Writing for Fun, Profit and to Promote

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

  Victor Benoun is an entrepreneur, speaker and author, having been published by traditional publishers as well as being 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 road block that stops new authors in their tracks from achieving their dreams of writing…

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Webinar – LSBE(Local Small Business Enterprise)/SL(Small Local Business) and SLBE(Small Local Business )

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

Step by step guide on how to register with Los Angeles County and the City of Los Angeles vendor registration systems, as well as understanding how to complete the applications. REGISTER NOW

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

Apr 18 @ 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 – Tips for Amazon Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) Ads

Apr 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

If you have ever thought about writing, publishing and marketing a book on Kindle, this webinar will show you where to begin and how to maneuver though the Kindle Platform, how to publish and market your book. REGISTER NOW

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