Small Biz Webinars and Workshops (01 - 07 December 2018)

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Webinars

Monday, December 3, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Been There, Done That! Podcast #26 - Tax Strategies for Small Business Owners (download 24/7)

Tax planning needs to start at the very beginning of the startup process and continue though the life cycle of the business. Dennis Zink and Bert Seither, VP at 1800Accountant, discuss the decisions that need to be made in order to have a tax strategy that keeps your tax bill low - and legal! Click here to download this free podcast. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter.

Friday, December 7, 2018, 1:00 P.M. – 2:30 P.M., Webinar - Process Improvement & Working Smarter

Learn ideas about making your work processes flow better, faster, cheaper? We can show you how to apply “Lean” thinking to any business process, regardless of your industry. In many cases, this can result in improved customer service, saved labor, better inventory control, and reduction of expenses. This is an introductory class that focuses on problem solving, and identifying “value added” activities. We will discuss examples of improved processes from many different industries. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by Lonnie Koyama of the U.S. Small Business Administration.

In-person

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 9:15 A.M. – 1:15 P.M., Naples, Choose Your Counselor

“Choose Your Counselor” Free help with any business issue! No time for a weekday appointment? Take advantage of this opportunity for free weekend mentoring. Review each counselor’s expertise and experience below, select the one with the qualifications that best suits your needs and schedule an appointment online. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Naples SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:15 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Plantation, Thinking of Owning a Business? . . .  

Do you dream about starting a business? You are not alone - millions of Americans share that dream. And yet, not everyone has the courage to get started. But if you are reading this you have already taken the first steps towards turning your dream into a reality. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Saturday, December 1, 2018, 10:30 A.M. – 12:30 P.M., Palm Beach Gardens, Free Workshop: IT and Small Business -What’s in it for ME? 

Learn about IT (tools and solutions) for businesses of all sizes from startup through ongoing operations to supporting growth over time. It also covers individual vs. integrated solutions, IT processes, supporting tools, your web presence, leveraging social media, infrastructure options and security. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5:30 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Sarasota, Starting A Business in Florida 

If you've been considering starting your own small business, but are unsure of how and where to begin, don't miss out on this workshop. You will be provided with step by step information about how to start a business in Florida, the necessity of business planning, business structures, and profit and loss statements. Free to attend. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter.

Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, How to Leverage E-mail Marketing with Facebook

Are you new to marketing digitally on Facebook for your Business? Are you worried by how Facebook’s Constant News Feed Changes Affect Your Business? Are you ready to increase your brand awareness by leveraging Facebook with Constant Contact Email Marketing? $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M., Melbourne, Business Planning

This session will cover the basics of “How to start your business” as well as resources in the community. The program is NO Cost. Reservations are required. Call the FSBDC at 321-433-5570 or 321-433-5514 or register online: http://floridasbdc.org/get-training. The workshop will be conducted by the FSBDC at Eastern Florida State College.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Sarasota, Live Feed Meetup Sarasota - Boost Your Bottom Line Through Networking in a Digital World

During this FREE interactive session, participants will learn practical networking and communications skills and techniques to positively impact your business bottom line and attract and retain more business. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter, Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources, and Sarasota County Economic.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 11:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M., Venice, LIVE SPEAKER Meetup Venice: Boost Your Bottom Line Through Networking in a Digital World 

During this FREE interactive session, participants will learn practical networking and communications skills and techniques to positively impact your business bottom line and attract and retain more business. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Manasota SCORE Chapter, Sarasota County Libraries and Historical Resources, and Sarasota County Economic.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, How to Use Google AdWords Campaigns to Grow Your Business

People are searching online for your products/services. Having a Google AdWords campaign puts your message at the top of the search results page. Advertising on Google Search Network increases the number of people visiting your website. PPC (Pay- Per-Click) means you only pay for those people who click on your ad to go to your website or call you directly from the ad. $35 in advance; $50 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, 2 CPE Credits: Writing a Business Plan for Success 

A step-by-step 2.5 hour workshop that arms each participant with the fundamentals on how to write an effective and winning business plan. This is useful for anyone in the process of starting a new business or for someone who started a new business in the past couple years. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Jueves 6 de diciembre de 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Hialeah, Hacia Ganancia: Hialeah

Hacia GAIN es un método validado que utiliza señales visuales para simplificar la contabilidad empresarial. El enfoque práctico del curso interpreta los Estados financieros desde la perspectiva del empresario. Cuando usted entienda sus finanzas, usted será capaz de analizar las posibilidades de crecimiento major. Libre para asistir. Por favor, regístrese en el siguiente link: go.fiu.edu/hialeah. El taller será llevado a cabo por el Florida SBDC en FIU en asociación con el Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center y Hialeah Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday, December 6, 2018, 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, Starting A Non-Profit Organization Might Be A Smart Decision

Hoping to start a nonprofit organization? Find out the secrets to launch a successful nonprofit in Florida. Learn how to show that your organization is established for the “greater good,” to make it easier to qualify for both IRS and Florida’s regulations. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, December 6, 2018, 6:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M., Fort Lauderdale, Video Marketing 101

In this 2 hour interactive course, you will learn about successful video marketing techniques and create your own marketing video. Topics include: Types of videos, basic principles (lighting, audio, target audience, concept) distribution and more. Attendees will have the opportunity to create your own video on your smartphone during our hands-on exercise. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Broward SCORE Chapter.

Thursday, December 6, 2018, 2:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M., West Palm Beach, Starting A Non-Profit Organization Might Be A Smart Decision

Hoping to start a nonprofit organization? Find out the secrets to launch a successful nonprofit in Florida. Learn how to show that your organization is established for the “greater good,” to make it easier to qualify for both IRS and Florida’s regulations. $25 in advance; $30 at the door. Click here to register. The workshop will be conducted by the Palm Beach SCORE Chapter.

 


Date: 11/27/2018; Author Information: Heather Hines, Public Affairs Specialist