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October 2022

WEBINAR Orientation: What the SBDC Can Do for You

Oct 4 @ 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 by the SBDC. The key fundamentals essential for starting and maintaining a successful business will be reviewed. As capital is the lifeblood of any business, your questions concerning capital and how the SBDC can assist in this effort will be addressed. And as a special bonus, the critical reasons why products/services sell will also be discussed. Attendance is required for existing, pre-venture…

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WEBINAR Social Media Sells: Facebook Ads, Instagram, Pinterest & More!

Oct 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Social Media Marketing sells products and services and helps non-profits while enhancing your brand and PR. The key is to combine organic posts, social selling and paid advertising that targets past customers and prospects similar to them. Find out the demographics of popular social media platforms for selling and the latest strategy to achieve your marketing goals. Let's strategize to achieve your marketing goals for your business or non-profit. Did you know that sales teams that use social selling achieve higher…

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WEBINAR Biz Basics: How to Estimate Startup Costs & Cash Flow

Oct 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

How much will it cost to start your business? What are the different categories of costs I need to be concerned about? Financial preparation is key so that you can plan ahead in starting your new venture.   Topics include: • Steps needed to calculate start-up expenses • Calculating the first 90 days projected monthly costs • Ongoing expenses • Conducting a margin analysis and a break-even analysis • Initial cash flow projection will be reviewed and presented in this…

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WEBINAR QUICKBOOKS ONLINE SERIES

Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Aug 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on Aug 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on Aug 28, 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on Oct 5, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Webinar CA
Free

9/14/2022 - SETTING UP QBO: Learn how to set up QBO by customizing settings, setting up customers, vendors, chart of accounts, product and service items. Decide which version of QBO works for you. Learn how to set up bank feeds, bank rules and get bank synchronization tips. 9/21/2022 - QBO SALES & EXPENSES: Learn how to customize QBO for your sales and expenses, create sales receipts and invoices, receive customer payments and make payment links. Learn how to correctly enter expenses and…

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WEBINAR E-Smarts: Get More Free Traffic to Your Website with These Simple SEO Techniques

Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Is your website getting all of the traffic it should be? Is it pulling in leads and sales? If not, your target audience may not be able to find you. Google search drives the majority of traffic on the internet. Learn the basics of search engine optimization (SEO) and start growing your search presence organically, using tried and true methods that are 100% free! You will Learn: • The difference between on-site and off-site SEO • How to optimize your…

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WEBINAR Taking Charge of Your Career through Franchise & Business Ownership

Oct 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 Money Matters: Angel Investment 101 for Start-Ups

Oct 11 @ 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 Orientation: What the SBDC Can Do for You!

Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Kinecta Federal Credit Union Campus, 2100 Park Pl
El Segundo, CA 902451 United States
Free

This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered by the SBDC. The key fundamentals essential for starting and maintaining a successful business will be reviewed. As capital is the lifeblood of any business, your questions concerning capital and how the SBDC can assist in this effort will be addressed. And as a special bonus, the critical reasons why products/services sell will also be discussed. Attendance is required for existing, pre-venture…

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WEBINAR How to Increase Profitability

Oct 12 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Do you know what to do to increase the profitability of your business?  In this workshop, learn the 5 ways to improve profitability.  Learn how to review your company's financials and compare your business performance with industry competitors.  In conjunction with your advisor, you will be able to access reports customized for your business that shows where you are excelling and where improvement is needed.  You will also see how to quickly and easily create an online pitch or business…

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WEBINAR Money Matters: How to Finance Your Business

Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide an overview of available options for financing your business. Equity and debt options as well as crowdfunding and the process for raising capital from friends and family will be discussed. Details on what you need to know to apply for a business loan, as well the required documents and paperwork needed for the application process will be provided. The various types of financial institutions and which institutions are currently loaning money and what you will need…

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WEBINAR QUICKBOOKS ONLINE SERIES

Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm - Nov 2 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Oct 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on Oct 26, 2022 at 6:00 pm

One event on Nov 2, 2022 at 6:00 pm

Webinar CA
Free

10/12/2022 - SETTING UP QBO: Learn how to set up QBO by customizing settings, setting up customers, vendors, chart of accounts, product and service items. Decide which version of QBO works for you. Learn how to set up bank feeds, bank rules and get bank synchronization tips.   10/19/2022 - QBO SALES & EXPENSES: Learn how to customize QBO for your sales and expenses, create sales receipts and invoices, receive customer payments and make payment links.  Learn how to correctly enter expenses…

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WEBINAR Legal Corner: Having A Life — for Business Owners and Managers

Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Most people lose sight of their true goals in opening a business. Owning and managing a business is a major life change. But often we stop having a life, we lose connection to family and friends. How do you maintain a balance where you can be an effective owner/manager as well as have a life?  If you are a new or established business, learn how to get back on track to having a real life. Be prepared to think and build some solutions for yourself!!!…

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WEBINAR Orientation: What the SBDC Can Do for You!

Oct 18 @ 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 by the SBDC. The key fundamentals essential for starting and maintaining a successful business will be reviewed. As capital is the lifeblood of any business, your questions concerning capital and how the SBDC can assist in this effort will be addressed. And as a special bonus, the critical reasons why products/services sell will also be discussed. Attendance is required for existing, pre-venture…

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WEBINAR Biz Basics: Accounting: The Basics of the Language of Business

Oct 19 @ 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 E-Smarts: Digital Marketing Automation-Leverage Your Business Growth

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

This workshop will go over how you can set up an automated Digital Marketing system to grow your business by leverage your time using systems. Regardless of your business, you will learn how to take advantage of automation to beat your competitors and free up your valuable time. In this workshop you will discover: • How to find and attract potential customers • How to take interested leads and turn them into paying customers • How to increase the lifetime value of…

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WEBINAR E-Smarts: How to Use Technology to Adapt Your Business and Reach New Customers

Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

As consumers get younger and more tech-savvy, businesses need to pivot to find and appeal to new customers. We will investigate the strategies used by successful companies, and look at the various areas that you can adapt your business in the Digital age. Keeping up with the times is vitally important to keep your edge in a competitive marketplace. You will learn how to use technology to: • Find new customers • Improve your customer communications • Get more leads…

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WEBINAR Biz Basics: How to go from Handyman to Construction

Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Join us for this insightful presentation to gain knowledge on how you can go from Handyman to starting a Construction company. This essential workshop is for any individual who is looking to obtain a contractor’s license and start a Construction business. Presented by our advisor, Michael Williams who has 30 years of experience helping people pass the CSLB exam.   Topics we will cover: • Business ORganization • Business Finances • Employment Requirements • Bonds, Insurance and Liens • Contract…

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WEBINAR Biz Basics: Lean Business Planning

Oct 25 @ 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 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…

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WEBINAR Orientation: What the SBDC Can Do for You!

Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide attendees with information about the program requirements and the different services and training offered by the SBDC. The key fundamentals essential for starting and maintaining a successful business will be reviewed. As capital is the lifeblood of any business, your questions concerning capital and how the SBDC can assist in this effort will be addressed. And as a special bonus, the critical reasons why products/services sell will also be discussed. Attendance is required for existing, pre-venture…

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WEBINAR Crisis Management for Small Business

Oct 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar CA
Free

Each year businesses around the world experience thousands of crises—anything from the fallout from mismanagement to interruptions resulting from tornadoes, legal action, work stoppages, and yes, pandemics. Being prepared for the inevitable is something every business owner should take seriously. In this Crisis Management workshop, we will look at how to scan your business environment for potential problems that could lead to a crisis and then build a personalized crisis management plan. Instructor: Saida Pagan REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Drip Marketing Campaigns-Automate & Maximize Your Lists!

Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

it's time to market smarter by targeting customers using drip marketing campaigns to maximize your impact and identify your next best customer. Learn how to automate your follow-up and bring more customers to your website, shopping cart or donation page. Get my 10 Tips to segment your marketing lists, use landing pages and customize content for easy marketing automation. We'll target your emails and landing pages, tag key list properties and provide social media tools and post tips to deliver…

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WEBINAR Legal Corner: How To Set Up & Register Your Business

Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This in-depth webinar addresses a multitude of important topics regarding legal entities and other important decisions you will need to make as a business owner. One of the first decisions will include how the company will be structured. Because of this, we will cover the basics of regulatory filings that permit new owners to properly set up entities in California. Our discussion will cover legal formation for startups, including: • LLC’s, S-Corporations, C-Corporations • DBA’s • Business permits • Resale…

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WEBINAR Wave Accounting for Startups and Service Businesses

Oct 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Webinar CA
Free

Keeping track of your business income and expenses is crucial to the 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 easy accounting software for small businesses that makes sense.   This webinar is not for companies with an inventory. Instructor: Maureen Thielen  REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Legal Corner: Protect Yourself: Buying a Business or Franchise

Oct 27 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Buying an existing business or new franchise can have many pitfalls. Franchisees have to wrestle with documents often three inches thick, and those people buying existing businesses have dozens upon dozens of things to consider and facts to find. This workshop teaches you how to avoid the pitfalls and make the right decision. Relevant contract issues are explained. Join Attorney Ben Martin who loves helping new and small businesses, survive and thrive. With over 20 years of experience working for SBDCs, Non-profit Entrepreneurship Programs,…

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