Choosing your business’s legal structure can be challenging. Join Vivan Etter, Attorney with the Penn State Legal Clinic, as she covers the different types of business entities, the timing and primary reasons for forming an entity, and the respective advantages and disadvantages of the most popular forms of entities—limited liability companies and corporations.
Your website can become a revenue generation machine, but it’s not magic. If you want to drive enough leads or sell enough products to drive serious growth, you need a strategy. Inbound marketing strategies should be customer-centric. Your website should be the one they find when doing their research. Inbound also focuses on the whole […]
Presented by the Lehigh University SBDC and the Lehigh University Martindale Center for the Study of Private EnterpriseFacilitated by: Rick NeulightOften these folks are expected to provide training and leadership assistance during the transition to the next generation. Characteristically they tend to be loyal, longer term employees working productively and making vital contributions. Expectations make cowards of […]
As an entrepreneur, you may be responsible for the health insurance coverage for yourself and your children. The health insurance marketplace may seem confusing. Join us for this webinar with two partners who can help you navigate the systems. There will be time for Q&A and we will also host office hours to answer more […]
Is your business ready to expand and adapt your social media presence in today's business climate? Join Vivian Etter, an attorney with Penn State Law's Entrepreneur Assistance Clinic, for a discussion on the considerations that you need to know to run your business online smoothly and most importantly, legally. Topics will cover basic matters such […]
The First Step: How to Start and Finance Your Business This monthly seminar provides an overview on the steps to start a business along with an in-depth look at a business plan. Topics include business registrations, licenses, business structures, taxation, research tools, and what to expect in financing your business.
Do you have a food-based business, restaurant, food cart, or interested in starting one? Don't know where to begin in the Hospitality Industry? Temple SBDC is hosting a nine-module series to teach you everything you need to know... There will be open office hours on Thursday evenings (the day after class) to ask the experts […]
Do you feel comfortable talking about your business? Would you like to develop your "pitch"? Join us for a two-part workshop to hone your idea and create your own Pitch Deck! This is a great first step to developing your business plan. Note: attendees should be available for BOTH sessions.Attendees will be able to:- Descibe […]
Supercharging Sales Through Smart Business and Customer Strategies - Mt. OliverA no-cost, four-part webinar series to help small businesses gear up for growth from the University of Pittsburgh’s SBDC and Mt. Oliver Economic Development. The series will help business owners better understand who their customers are and how best to reach them, learn ways to […]
Are your company's social media posts missing that "wow" factor? Do you want more likes, comments, shares, and clicks? In this dynamic workshop, you'll learn how to write posts that build your brand and get positive results! You'll walk away with lots of practical techniques to enhance your posts, impress your audience, and get the […]
This webinar discusses traditional and no-traditional financing options to finance a start-up or growing business. Our presenter explains different financing options, such as bank loans, SBA guaranteed loans, non-bank lenders, private investors and the myths and realities of grant funding, and how to pick the right financing options. Presented by Kwesi Robotham, an entrepreneur, consultant, and advisor. […]
Further develop your beginner WordPress skills in this Intermediate WordPress course. Learn how analyze your site’s performance and optimize your current WordPress site’s search engine presence. Plus, learn how to integrate social media platforms, CRMs, e-commerce platforms, and other useful tools to professionalize your web presence.This is a three part series and it is highly […]
As of July 20, the Centre County Government Small Business Grant Program is accepting applications from small business owners in Centre County, PA. For-profit businesses that meet program eligibility criteria are encouraged apply for a grant of up to $20,000, which can be used for business operating expenses. Funds will be exhausted quickly, so interested and eligible […]
Quickbooks Online Level 2 training is designed for those who have already completed the QuickBooks Introduction Course as well as the QuickBooks Online Level 1 training or are looking to add more functionality to their current use of QuickBooks online. This workshop will focus on QuickBooks payments, payroll, and the exploring intuit app center.
Existen diversas opciones para organizar el contenido de una oferta comercial. Muchas veces no sabemos por dónde comenzar, este taller te ayudará a tener un punto de referencia y te dará algunos Tips para hacer una propuesta comercial exitosa.¿Que Recibirá?:Plantilla para crear hacer una propuesta de serviciosTips para hacer una propuesta de servicios exitosa¿Quién Debe […]
Do you have a client list? Then you have something worth protecting. In this workshop, we will dive into your intangible property like trade secrets, copyrights, trademarks, licensing, patents, etc. We will uncover hidden gems and show you how to grow your brand using ideas and creations you already have. This workshop is conversational and […]
It is no secret that getting your finances straight is essential for every small business. This task can seem daunting for anyone that has not done so before. Join us for a three part QuickBooks series that will walk you through setting up your records to ensure organization, efficiency, and peace of mind. This session […]
Learn to build your first website using WordPress’s easy-to-use interface. From setting up your first account, to building out robust site pages and blog posts, you’ll leave the course with a beautifully designed starter website to build your product or service’s web presence.This is a three part series and it is highly encouraged that you […]
Considering starting a business, but not sure where to start? Network with fellow aspiring entrepreneurs, and learn from our expert panel who will address challenges you face as a small business owner. Our workshop is designed for both entrepreneurs thinking about opening their first business and existing business owners looking for a "checkup." Presented in […]
Did you know that generational trends influence buying decisions? Join the Wilkes University SBDC in partnership with Coal Creative, to explore key characteristics of the Millennial and Gen Z demographic. Learn how to update your marketing strategy to be more relevant and future-proof your business with a powerful playbook.
Presented by the Lehigh University SBDC and the Lehigh University Martindale Center for the Study of Private EnterpriseFacilitated by: Buddy LesavoyOften these folks are expected to provide training and leadership assistance during the transition to the next generation. Characteristically they tend to be loyal, longer term employees working productively and making vital contributions. Expectations make cowards of […]
For existing small businesses located in Bradford, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Tioga, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties: Could hosting a paid educational internship propel your business forward? Join us in this 30-minute session to learn about what an internship is (and isn’t!), the differences between traditional, “micro,” and virtual internships, and best practices in designing a great […]
¿Quiere iniciar un negocio? Únase a nosotros en nuestro First Step seminario, donde aprenderá los primeros pasos para iniciar un negocio en el estado de Pensilvania:- Historia SBDC, Licencia y registro para un nuevo negocio, Tipos de organización, 5 C's del financiamiento, tipos de financiamiento, Esquema del plan de negocios, Proyecciones financieras.