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SBA October Business Webinars

Funding Opportunities for Women Entrepreneurs

Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm EDT

Women now own nearly 10 million small businesses in America. Women-owned firms significantly contribute to our economy's vitality, supporting more than 23 million jobs. Unfortunately, women still face unique challenges in starting and running their businesses, such as accessing capital.
 

In celebration of National Women's Small Business Month, please join Small Business Majority for a webinar on financial capacity and funding options to help women entrepreneurs start and build a scalable business.


Topics of discussion include:

  • Overview of women's entrepreneurship in the United States

  • Access to capital and funding options

  • Community development financial institutions, reputable online lenders, crowdfunding

  • Five C’s of Credit

  • Helpful tools and resources

https://cc.readytalk.com/registration/#/?meeting=2iacqb0l9bro&campaign=u9afze8nn5ab


Have you prepared for the holidays – Maximize sales this holiday season

Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 2:30pm to 4pm EDT

Marketing is THE critical factor to your business success. Discover powerful, cost-effective techniques to build your business. In this workshop, you’ll get an intro to planning an integrated communications campaign across all of your communication channels to effectively promote your products or services as the perfect holiday gift.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/live-webinar-have-you-prepared-for-the-holidays-maximize-sales-this-holiday-season-tickets-38249295673


 

Beyond Google: Free Market Research at Your Library

Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 4:15pm to 5:45pm EDT

Whatever stage your business is at, it’s vital to stay ahead of the competition. Information is key to success, but can be expensive or time-consuming if you don’t know where to look. Find out how to easily navigate various databases available through your local library to help you make informed decisions in your business planning, marketing, site location and market analysis. Also, gain valuable information and insights to better understand local economic conditions, customers, and more.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/live-webinar-beyond-google-free-market-research-at-your-library-tickets-31663163374


Are you a veteran looking to start or grow your business?

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 from 1pm to 2pm EDT

This class covers the programs and services the Small Business Administration (SBA) offers to veterans to help start and grow a business. Although the SBA is usually associated with loans, this overview will run through the SBA Loan Programs as well as our other programs and services including Counseling, Export Assistance, Government Contracting, Surety Bonds, and Disaster Assistance. Some of these services are for all businesses, while others are specifically for veterans.

https://www.eventbrite.com/preview?eid=37484879283


Recorded webinars from SCORE - click here


SBA Events and Webinars – https://www.sba.gov/tools/events

 

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