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July 2021

WEBINAR Website SEO Strategies Revealed – 10 Tips to Search Engine Optimization

Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

How does your website perform when it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Did you know that people searching for a product or service online typically buy within 1 day of that search? In fact, they often purchase within hours.  Is your company showing up on those results? Come learn how to improve your search results and the 10 Steps you can take to help your products and services be found more easily by customers who are ready to take action.…

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WEBINAR HR Hot Topics: Speaker Series with South Bay Workforce Investment Board (SBWIB)

Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

In this workshop, we will discuss workforce strategies for small businesses. We will address best practices, resources, and FAQs. In addition, we will provide information about South Bay Workforce Investment Board’s programs and services. Speakers: Danielle Jenkins (SBDC Advisor) and Don Perry from SBWIB. REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Website 103: Locating & Hiring the Best Web Designer for Your Project

Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Once you’ve planned out your website strategy and content, it’s time to hire a web designer. We will give you an introductory course in locating and hiring the perfect fit for your needs and your budget. We will cover • The difference between a web designer and a web developer • How much you should expect to pay for a website • Where to find great web designers • The selection process, including important questions to ask the designer •…

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WEBINAR The Future of Work After Covid (3 Part Series)

Jul 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until Jul 29, 2021

Webinar CA
Free

3 part Series - Thursdays, July 15th, 22nd & 29th  at 6pm We will discuss return to work strategies and trends, how to successfully implement a hybrid work model, and how companies can foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in their company culture and business practices. Presenter: Danielle Jenkins REGISTER NOW

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August 2021

WEBINAR SBDC Orientation

Aug 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered at the center. Attendance is required for pre-venture and early start-up businesses. Orientation is offered three-four times per month. Instructor: Larry Johnson REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR How to Speak with Confidence on Camera

Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Would you like to use Social Media tools like YouTube, Facebook Live or Snapchat but are shy to get on camera? Does the thought of being on camera make you anxious? Learn tools to master: • How to release your fear of speaking • How to connect with your audience on camera • How to memorize content and speak naturally • How to get business from your videos • Q&A Instructor: Deborah Deras REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Employee Retention Credit workshop

Aug 4 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

The 2020 and 2021 Employee Retention Credit Webinar. During this one-hour webinar, you will learn how to get the employee retention credit for your business. You will learn how to calculate your 2020 and/or your 2021 employee retention credit. You will also learn how to prepare and submit the payroll forms necessary to claim this very valuable credit. This is for companies with employees only. Instructor: Maureen Thielen REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR HR Hot Topics: LinkedIn Recruitment Tips in a Covid Era

Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

In this workshop, we will discuss LinkedIn recruitment tips for small businesses. We will address best practices, resources, and FAQs. In addition, we address common recruitment challenges and opportunities. What we will cover: • Developing a recruitment plan • Set-up LinkedIn pages and job posting • Best practices for connecting and searching for talent • Features, tools, and services to help with recruitment Speakers: Danielle Jenkins (SBDC Advisor) REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR The Basics of Starting a Business Post Covid 19

Aug 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Learn the fundamentals of what it takes to get your business started. Topics for discussion determining the feasibility of your business, the importance of business planning, understanding financial and licensing requirements, and more. Instructor: Charlie Lowe REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Launching a Small Business Publicity Campaign Part 2

Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

In this workshop, small business owners will get an overview of the main points in Part 1 of Launching a Small Business Publicity Campaign. Participants will review how to determine the main objective of a campaign, and how strategies and tactics are chosen to achieve their objectives. In Part 2 of Launching a Small Business Publicity Campaign, participants will then be introduced to the all-important principles of assessing and evaluating the success of a publicity campaign, resulting in favorable publicity and increased business revenue. Instructor:…

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WEBINAR Website 101: How to Plan Your New Website

Aug 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop is a starter course for business owners looking to build their first website. We will discuss what makes a good website and look at some things to consider before making an investment in one. We will compare and contrast the various options available in the marketplace for building a website, and cover the basics of search engine optimization, analytics and website security. Instructor: Omari Valentine REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Angel Investment 101 for Start-Ups

Aug 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Funding and financing your business are extremely important. One of the options that comes up is angel investment. What does angel investment mean? How often does it happen? Is your business a candidate? What steps to take? What do you need? Webinar presenter Tim Berry has been on both sides of this table. He successfully raised investment for his business. And he has been an angel investor for more than a decade. In this webinar, Tim answers key questions you…

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WEBINAR SBDC Orientation

Aug 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered at the center. Attendance is required for pre-venture and early start-up businesses.  Orientation is offered three-four times per month. Instructor: Larry Johnson REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Taking Charge of Your Career through Franchise & Business Ownership

Aug 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA
Free

Are you looking to get into business ownership but don’t know where to start? Discover what type of business could leverage your professional acumen and have a team to support you build a successful company. During our webinar learn what type of businesses excelled through Covid and are Recession Resistant. Additional topics we will be covering: • Buying into a Franchise & Running your New Business • The Surprisingly low upfront cost • The different types of Franchise Models •…

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WEBINAR Accounting: The Basics of the Language of Business

Aug 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Accounting is the system of tracking the income, expenses, assets and liabilities of business. Owners, managers, bankers, investors - use accounting terms and concepts to describe the events that make up the "story". This workshop will explain the basics of how to make journal entries including debits and credits, the structure of financial statements, important financial ratios, and, more importantly, how to "account" for the transactions in your business. Instructor: Andrew Strachan REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Financing Your Business

Aug 11 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This class will teach what you need to know to apply for a business loan. Topics include: What documents and paperwork you will need to use for the application process from major banks, which banks are currently loaning money and what you will need to qualify, why a business may need financing, sources of credit, and what you should know about credit. Instructor: Larry Johnson REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Data Mine Your Contacts List (CMS) – How to Find the Gold!

Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

There is gold in your contact lists! Learn how to mine it using the data and actions that can help you find your next best customer! Email marketing and other programs have a much more powerful Contact Management System (CMS) that goes way beyond their basic reports. I'll show you how to use your contacts past actions to find the gold in your lists. Learn how to track your lists' engagement, actions, link patterns, product interest and more. Use these powerful…

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WEBINAR SBDC Orientation

Aug 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered at the center. Attendance is required for pre-venture and early start-up businesses. Orientation is offered three-four times per month. Instructor: Larry Johnson REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Podcast at Home

Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Now, more than ever during Covid19 and with Curfews to stay top of mind with our potential clients and customers. People are home burned out on the news looking for information to consume that will help them grow personally and professionally. If we can create a Podcast that will impact the lives of our target market by solving their pain or problem we can expand our reach, build our brand and ultimately increase the sales of our products and services.…

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WEBINAR Legal Structure

Aug 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

One of the first decisions that you will have to make as a business owner is how the company should be structured. Topics include: Permit processes, reviewing how to apply for the permits needed to operate a business, business licensing requirements, and a brief discussion on the implications of legal structures. This decision will have long-term implications, so consult with an accountant and attorney to help you select the form of ownership that is right for you. In making a…

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WEBINAR – Ask an Advisor? Starts, Pivots, Funding & Covid Recovery Q&A

Aug 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Senior business advisors will be on hand to address your queries on strategies, tactics to start fund, pivot, and recover. Topics can include: • Disaster funding resources • PPP forgiveness • How to start a new business and thrive in this environment • Marketing pivots to address changes caused by COVID • How to strategically address your market position • Branding • Cash management • How to safely reopen • Employee recruitment and incentives • Converting to an all remote…

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WEBINAR How to Set-up Up Free & Easy Accounting Software for Start-Ups

Aug 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Keeping track of your business income and expenses is crucial to financial health of your company. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be complicated! This webinar will cover how to use Wave, a free online accounting software program to help keep you on track. Wave is designed for small business owners. No jargon, just an easy accounting software for small business that makes sense. Topics discussed will include: • Is Wave right for you? • Setting up your bank accounts • Invoicing •…

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WEBINAR Business Plan Overview

Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Developing a business plan is one of the most valuable activities you can undertake. A good business plan provides a roadmap for success, gives you a sense of control over your future and is essential to attract funding. Business planning might be time-consuming and daunting but the good news is you don't have to start with a blank sheet of paper! The Business Plan Overview workshop guides you through the process of creating a solid, well-structured business plan, tailored to your…

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WEBINAR Lean Business Planning

Aug 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Lean business planning is not what you think. Not a big formal plan. Not just for startups. Quick and practical tool for managing through a crisis. It's as quick and easy as a few simple bullet-point lists and tables to set down milestones and metrics. Plus powerful tools to manage sales, spending, and cash flow. Make a quick dashboard for getting through a crisis. Join this webinar as Tim Berry, founder of bplans.com and Palo Alto Software, shares the simplicity and ease of…

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WEBINAR SBDC Orientation

Aug 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered at the center. Attendance is required for pre-venture and early start-up businesses. Orientation is offered three-four times per month. Instructor: Larry Johnson REGISTER NOW

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