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Learn from the experts with SCORE’s small business training workshops locally, online or through self-paced interactive courses to help you learn new business strategies.

 

Starting Your Own Business

Whatcom Community College | October 20, 2018 | Register


Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | October 27, 2018*

*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6066

If you are starting a new business or need help with your existing business, this class is a must! Seasoned local professionals will teach you the fundamentals of planning for success. Course covers financing, recordkeeping, accounting, taxes, legal considerations, business insurance, and more. This course is offered at Whatcom Community College in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.

 

Writing a Business Plan 

Whatcom Community College | November 3, 2018 | Register
 

Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | November 10, 2018*

*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6067

If you're starting a business or expanding your current enterprise, you need a strong plan to reach your goals. Learn how to create a "living" document to keep your business moving toward your goals and objectives. Also gain resources for market research, marketing strategy, and preparing financial statements. By course end, you'll have an understanding of the essential components of a strong business plan. This course is offered at Whatcom Community College in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.

 

Blogging 101 - How to Blog!

Gateway Centre Executive Suites | Bellingham | November 7, 2018 | Register

What IS a blog? Why should every business have a blog on their website? Would you like to blog as a hobby - and maybe earn a very good part or full time income doing it? Attend this free workshop to learn how to create a blog for your business and how thousands of bloggers have turned their blogs into income-producing ventures.

 

Introduction to Marketing

Whatcom Community College | December 1, 2018 | Register
 

Skagit Valley College (Mt. Vernon) | December 8, 2018*

*Call (360) 416-7638 to register for Item #6068

Join SCORE for an introduction to marketing and understand how all of its elements support each other to make your company irresistible to your customers. Using this foundation you’ll be able to understand what will be required to market your business and develop marketing strategies for success. This workshop covers the "big picture" of traditional marketing with an emphasis on creating marketing strategies, understanding the "why" of those strategies.

Recent developments and trends in internet / online marketing all draw on the traditional concepts that will be covered in this workshop. Knowing the principals of Marketing will help you understand how to deploy the new tools and tactics more effectively. This course is offered in partnership with SCORE, Counselors to America's Small Businesses.

 

 

 

 

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Business Trends 2019
Live Webinar

February 7: Hot Businesses, Markets & Trends for 2019

February 7, 2019, 1:00pm EST

Attend this session and find out what business trends you should incorporate into your company, what markets are driving sales and how to propel your small business. Read more

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Customer Connection
Live Webinar

January 31: How to Connect with Any Potential Customer, Referral Partner, or Influencer

January 31, 2019, 1:00pm EST

This presentation will share strategies that are working today for connecting with any customer, referral partner, or influencer using simple online tools. Read more

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Tiny marketing actions
Live Webinar

January 24: The Power of Tiny Marketing Actions

January 24, 2019, 1:00pm EST

This webinar will break down how to identify your best marketing channels, choose marketing tactics that work for your business and your audience, and more. Read more

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OSHA for Small Businesses
Live Webinar

January 17: How Can Small Businesses Comply with OSHA Standards?

January 17, 2019, 1:00pm EST

During this webinar participants will learn about the OSHA requirements for small businesses, how to show your commitment to safety, reduce costs and much more. Read more

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Tax Help
Live Webinar

January 10: Maximizing After-Tax Profits on Your 2018 Return

January 10, 2019, 1:00pm EST

In this session you’ll learn what's new on your 2018 return, what you can do to lower your tax bill, questions to ask your CPA or tax adviser and more.   Read more

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Lean Canvas Model
Live Webinar

January 8: Lean Canvas: Create Your Business Plan Quickly

January 8, 2019, 11:00am EST

This session will walk you through a Lean Canvas to help you create a “blueprint” of your business and will provide practical tips and tools for doing so. Read more

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Podcast
Live Webinar

December 20: The Nuts & Bolts of Podcasting for Business Success

December 20, 2018, 1:00pm EST

Attendees will learn about the power of podcasting, receive actionable steps for creating a podcast in less time than imaginable, tips and tricks, and more. Read more

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Online Reviews
Live Webinar

December 18: Gain More Positive Online Reviews…and Manage the Negative Ones

December 18, 2018, 11:00am EST

This hands-on session will cover the latest trends related to online reviews, how to generate 5 star reviews, know what to do with negative reviews and much more. Read more

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Ask an Expert
Live Webinar

December 13: Ask the Experts- Live Q&A With the Masters of Marketing

December 13, 2018, 2:00pm EST

This webinar brings you access to the best and most successful experts of digital marketing that will entail a full hour dedicated to taking YOUR questions. Read more

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Small Business Success Virtual Conference, Fall 2018
National Event

Small Business Success Virtual Conference, Fall 2018

November 8, 2018, 11:00am EST

The Fall 2018 Small Business Success Virtual Conference offers nine educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, exhibitor booths, networking chat rooms and a resource cent Read more

May 1 to May 3: National Small Business Week Virtual Conference
National Event

2018 National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

May 1, 2018, 12:30pm EDT

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