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All LA SBDC workshops are currently being offered online only.

Due to the COVID-19 Safer-at-Home restrictions, all LA SBDC workshops are being rescheduled or offered online only. If you’ve registered for a workshop, please check your email or the calendar listing for the latest updates.

If your business is affected by COVID-19, view the LA SBDC COVID-19 Response Guide here.

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April 2020

Export Workshop (Webinar)

Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will provide new-to-export and new-to-market clients with information on getting started in international trade. International trade basics will be provided as we walk through to the four export development stages and are introduced to trade assistance resources on the federal, state and local level. Attendees will receive a FREE online copy of Braddock’s The World Is Your Market: Exporting Made Easier for Small Businesses. Instructor: Charlie Lowe REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Apr 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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The SBDC is providing daily webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding.…

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WEBINAR COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Apr 27 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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The SBDC is providing daily webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding.…

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WEBINAR: CARES Act: Unemployment for Self Employed

Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC at El Camino College invites you to join us for this timely conversation. Our business advisor, Danielle Jenkins will be covering highlights of the CARES Act, unemployment for the self-employed, plus the steps you need to take now, and some resources that will help you get through the process of filing your claim with the CA Employment Development Department. Come to the conversation with your questions to be sure you get the help you need. PLEASE NOTE: LINK…

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How to Survive AB5 and Independent Contractors (Webinar)

Apr 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Are you an independent contractor? Do you engage independent contractors? Are you confused or unaware of the new law governing the engagement of independent contractors? To avoid fines and penalties, there are technicalities that are important to understand. Topics will include: -Explanation of the new Independent Contractor law (AB5) -Which businesses, professions and trades are exempt from AB5 -Discussion of the criteria to be an independent contractor -Ramifications for violation of AB5 Instructor: Michael DeDonato REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Apr 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC is providing webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding. The…

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WEBINAR Dominating Your Local Market Online

Apr 29 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

This workshop will go over proven strategies for using internet marketing and social media to get more customers and keep them. No matter if you are a large company or a one-person shop this training will give you the tools you need to prosper online. In this workshop you will discover: -How to guarantee you get found online -4 Data Companies that determine your Google ranking – that you never even knew existed -Techniques to have your customers telling everyone they know about…

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May 2020

WEBINAR: COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC is providing webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding. The webinar…

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WEBINAR: How to Apply for PPP through Lendistry

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Free

If you haven't applied for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), there's still time! Lendistry has funding and is still accepting applications. Lendistry began in 2014 with a mission to make small business accessible to everyone. They saw promising small business owners in undeserved communities struggle to get approved for the funding. Lendistry discovered it was possible to offer the latest fintech with a quick, online application process and also connect with applicants in a real way, learn their stories, and make…

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WEBINAR COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

May 4 @ 9:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC is providing webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding. The…

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WEBINAR CARES Act: Unemployment for Self Employed & Payroll Tax Webinar

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC at El Camino College invites you to join us for this timely conversation. Our business advisor, Danielle Jenkins will be covering highlights of the CARES Act, updates regarding unemployment for the self-employed, payroll tax, plus the steps you need to take now, and some resources that will help you get through the process of filing your claim with the CA Employment Development Department. Come to the conversation with your questions to be sure you get the help you…

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How to Sell on Instagram (Webinar)

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Topics Covered: -Understanding Youtube as a Social Media Marketing platform -What content can you put on Youtube -How to optimize and monetize Youtube videos -Simple steps you can do to increase Subscribers -How to integrate with Social Media to increase revenue -How to use Youtube as a Marketing Strategy. Instructor: Deborah Deras   REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR Making Facebook Ads Work For You

May 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

This workshop will go over the ins and outs of using Facebook Ads to attract new customers. Whether you’re brand new or have tried Facebook Ads before, this training will give you the insight to stand out from your competitors and get more from your advertising budget. In this workshop you will discover: -The difference between a Facebook Ad and Boosting a Facebook Post -The basics of setting up a Facebook Ad -The strategy behind setting up a Facebook Ad -The entire…

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Pitch Perfect 102 (Webinar)

May 7 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Why this workshop is important: Entrepreneurs seeking equity (angel and venture) funding must prepare and submit pitches to potential investors. Poor presentation of pitches often leads to failed attempts and hard lessons learned. Pitching investors and lenders is one of the greatest challenges facing entrepreneurs. High impact communications can motivate investors. This workshop provides participants with the opportunity to practice their pitches in a safe and supportive environment leading to constructive and meaningful feedback. Who should attend this workshop? Entrepreneurs…

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WEBINAR COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC is providing webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding. The…

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WEBINAR COVID-19 INFORMATION FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

May 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC is providing webinars for the Small Business Community on information as it relates to funding information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be discussing the Economic Injury Disaster Loan, Payroll Protection Program, Disaster Bridge Loan, 7a Forgiveness Program, and other funding opportunities for your business. Information is changing and updating daily and we want to make sure Small Business owners are being provided the most up to date factual information as to what is available for funding. The…

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WEBINAR CARES Act: Unemployment for Self Employed, Payroll Tax Seminar, PUA Updates & FAQ’s

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

The SBDC at El Camino College invites you to join us for this timely conversation. Our business advisor, Danielle Jenkins will be covering highlights of the CARES Act, updates regarding unemployment for the self-employed, payroll tax, plus the steps you need to take now, and some resources that will help you get through the process of filing your claim with the CA Employment Development Department. Come to the conversation with your questions to be sure you get the help you…

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SBDC Orientation (Webinar)

May 12 @ 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 two-three times per month so check the calendar for future dates. NOTE: Late admittance is not permitted, please arrive early. Instructor: Larry Johnson REGISTER NOW

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The Basics of Starting a Business (Webinar)

May 12 @ 10:45 am - 12:45 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 How To Use Instagram Hashtags To Get Ideal Clients

May 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Webinar CA
Free

On Instagram, hashtags are #Jam. Without the proper ones you will not be discovered with the right ones you can gain attention for your brand from your ideal target market, current customers and even to generate strategic alliances -What are hashtags -Why they are not all created equal -Hashtags and the algorithm -What is a hashtag hub -How to use hashtags in stories, IGLIVE & IGTV -Case studies of best practices that you can model -And more... PLEASE NOTE: LINK…

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WEBINAR Digital Marketing Automation-Grow your Business on Autopilot

May 12 @ 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 on autopilot. If you have a restaurant, a retail business, a service business or an e-commerce business, you will learn how to take advantage of automation to beat your competitors. In this workshop you will discover: -How to double your sales -How to attract potential customers and where you should be looking for them -How to turn those potential customers into…

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WEBINAR Coronavirus Email Marketing & Messaging – When, Why & How?

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Are you wondering when, why and how to connect with your past & future customers using Email marketing during this Coronavirus pandemic? Many companies have paused communication and others are sending out emails that seems self-centered. Let's breakdown what to say, when & how to grow your email marketing list whether your business is temporarily closed or re-opening. Attendees of This Presentation Will Learn: - The right messaging you should use during this challenging time. - Examples of what to…

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How to Start Your Business Financials in Excel (Webinar)

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Webinar CA
Free

Overcome your fear of starting with an empty Excel spreadsheet and become proficient to create your own Profit and Loss statement for your business. This workshop will cover the basic Excel functions necessary to develop your financials and then build a basic Profit and Loss statement. For maximum learning you may bring your laptop to follow along, but it is not required. Basic computer knowledge is required for this class. Instructor: Andrew Strachan REGISTER NOW

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WEBINAR: SEO Like a Pro

May 14 @ 10:00 am
Webinar CA
Free

Looking to get more visitors to your website without spending a dime in marketing? Learn the two main types of SEO, and which is more imporant. Learn vital techniques all small businesses should be using to get more traffic, leads and sales, such as how to find “money” keywords, and how to improve your backlink profile. SEO is a valuable resource for local and Ecommerce businesses alike. We will cover: -What is SEO? -On-page vs. off-page SEO: Which is better?…

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WEBINAR Digital Marketing In The Era Of Covid-19

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Webinar CA
Free

In today’s new world dealing with COVID-19, and staying at home, we literally have a captive audience who is online virtually all of their waking hours. We have to decide which of the various social media marketing & communication platforms are best for our business and that will have a return on investment & not be a time-waster. We also have to be mindful of what is relevant during these times and stay true to our brand values while making…

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