Thursday, February 16, 2012
Monthly Trainings Offered at No Charge to Small Businesses
Each month the North San Diego SBDC offers a variety of workshops designed to help small businesses succeed:
STARTING A BUSINESS 101
If you are considering starting a business, but are unsure about how to get started, then this is the workshop for you! A business consultant will give you the "nuts and bolts" information that you need to get going. This workshop will cover franchising, licenses and permits and financing options.
SMALL BUSINESS LEGAL ISSUES MADE EASY
It is common for small business owners to be unaware of current legal issues that may hit them... until they get into legal trouble. The problem is that legal trouble can cost you hundreds and thousands of dollars. It can even cost you your business. This workshop covers the common areas that many small businesses face legally. Great opportunity to get questions answered by an attorney.
FUNDING OPTIONS FOR SMALL BUSINESSES
The North San Diego SBDC invites local banks, private funding companies, traditional and non traditional lenders for this panel discussion on the ins-and-outs of small business financing. Each panelist will guide you through thier requirements and programs, giving attendees the opportunity to ask questions. If you seeking funding, this is the place to start.
CREDIT RECOVERY MADE EASY
The workshop is especially intended for individuals who are unsure how to read or interpret their credit reports, who need the definition of credit scores and how to improve them, and need to know what individuals can do if there are errors in their credit information. It is especially recommended for individuals who need to repair their credit, who want to understand the use of credit in the loan process or who have recently been denied credit.
10 STEPS TO DOING BUSINESS WITH GOVERNMENT AGENCIES
During this NO COST workshop; the instructor will guide you through the process of securing government contracts in the federal, state, and local markets in an easy to understand and implement manner. Topics to be covered include how to find your buyer, registrations and certifications, marketing, and much more!
MARKETING BASICS - IDENTIFYING YOUR TARGET MARKET
This workshop will focus on marketing plans and low cost ways to promote your business and yield high impact results.
ONLINE MARKETING - WHAT EVERY SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS TO KNOW
There is no denying that small businesses must be online to be successful but where do you start? This workshop guides you through the various techniques to market your business online. Including search engines, online video, and much more!
During this 2 hour workshop; the instructor will take you through the various sections of the busines plan, provide a template business plan, the types of business plans, and the importance of having a business plan. This is a hands-on workshop where attendees will complete at least one section of the busines plan.
GETTING STARTED WITH SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING
This is an introduction to Social Media Marketing. The instructor will cover the primary social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter) with a focus on Facebook, as well as various social media management tools, ideas on what to post, and common do's and don'ts of social media.
MORE SALES; LESS SELLING
This is a sales workshop for business owners. During this workshop, the instructor will assist attendees in developing a 12 month sales action plan for their business. This is a program that can easily be implemented to increase sales for your business. The instructor will cover developing a workable database, creative and inexpensive ways to engage prospects and customers, and a step-by-step process to foster relationships.
For more information, to see a calendar of events, or to sign up for any of our no cost workshops, CLICK HERE!!!
North San Diego SBDC
1823 Mission Ave
Oceanside, CA 92058