Take a look at our upcoming webinars for the month of December!
- Introduction to QuickBooks
Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 10:30am to 12:30pm EST
Creating invoices, writing checks and managing customers, QuickBooks makes it all easier. This introductory class takes you through the basics of the software program. This course gets you started on making your company’s bookkeeping simpler.
- Reach Customers Online with Google
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 10am to 11am EST
Learn how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads. In this workshop you will learn how to: Improve your website’s visibility in Google’s organic search results, on all devices Maximize SEO strategies that are most important in 2020 Attract new prospects with low-cost advertising.
- The 5 Step Marketing Strategy During a Pandemic
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm EST
Marketing is a process. It’s circular, cyclical, top-down, bottom-up, and hierarchical. As with most processes, if one of the steps fails, the entire outcome falls short. You can follow five straightforward steps to make certain your marketing efforts are executing at the highest return on investment (ROI). To do this, Certified SCORE Mentor and Marketing Chair Cheri Bales will show you how to tackle each of these steps with your own small businesses and give you some tools to look at marketing in a whole new, manageable way in today’s pandemic times.
- Sales Training – Learn to Sell
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 11am to 12:30pm EST
Learn about the sales process. Help customers choose your products and services. How much is a customer worth? Why do you lose customers? How do we get more sales per transaction? You will learn these things and more. This class is taught by a business professional with many years of coaching and sales experience. Most of the sales knowledge passed on in this class applies regardless of your products or services.
- Small Business Certifications Managed by SBA
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 from 1pm to 4pm EST
In order to take advantage of business opportunities, such as government contracts, you may need to obtain some certifications. Federal, state and local governments offer businesses opportunities to sell billions of dollars worth of products and services. Many government agencies require that some percentage of the procurements be set aside for small businesses. Certifying your business can definitely help you successfully compete for government contracts. Certification covered included 8a, Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) and HUBZone.
- Credit Card Processing Secrets that will Save Your Small Business BIG Money
Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 1pm to 2pm EST
Do you know how much you pay in credit card processing fees per month? If not, do you know how to find this information? Most business owners don’t, which ultimately results in losing a lot of money you don’t even realize you’re losing. This insightful webinar, presented by CEO and Co-Founder of Delta Payment Solutions Irwin Grossman, will share some key steps you can take to lower your costs and pair with the right processor for your business.
- Grow Your Small Business with Financial Forecasts and Projections
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 3pm to 4:30pm EST
Financial forecasting for the future of you small business is not easy. It is even more more difficult in a Covid-19 economy. However, the basics of financial forecasting remains a key piece of your company's financial success. Small-business owners must develop the talent to financially plan ahead. In order to do a good job of financial forecasting for your small-business, your company should be able to develop a comprehensive set of projected financial statements. This webinar will guide you in understanding how to develop and evaluate financial forecasts and projections for your small business.
- Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) Federal Contracting Certification
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 from 11m to 12pm EST
The Women Owned Small Business (WOSB) program is designed to help more women owned small businesses to win federal contracts by providing a level playing field for WOSBs to compete. This class provides an overview of the WOSB and EDWOSB Federal Contracting Program as well as eligibility requirements. All small businesses that are interested in submitting an offer on a solicitation that has been set aside for WOSBs under the WOSB Program must complete this certification prior to submitting the offer. This class also covers recent regulatory changes regarding sole source authority and self-certification.
NEW – SCORE Small Business Resilience Resource Portal https://www.score.org/recovery/small-business-resilience-resource-portalBlogs and Recorded Business Training Videos
- SBA Learning Center - https://www.sba.gov/learning-center
- Recorded webinars from SCORE - https://www.score.org/recorded-webinars
- Training Videos from the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network - http://floridasbdc.org/training-videos/
- Sign up to get SBA E-Newletter and updates -https://www.sba.gov/updates