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July 2022

Legal Steps for Buying/Selling a Business

July 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

The decision to buy or sell a business involves 4 legal steps to make certain that it will be a successful transaction for both parties. This webinar is designed to provide an overview of those legal steps to follow when buying/selling an entity or its assets so that risk of facing legal ramifications can be avoided should any issues arise after the closing of a sale. In-depth details on the following steps will be reviewed: Negotiating Base Terms Purchase Agreement…

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Price Your Product for Profit Right from the Start

July 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Whether you produce a product or provide a service, staying in business requires your pricing strategy will generate enough revenue, ensure profitability, and pay you what you are worth. If this isn’t happening now, this event will have you walk away with a clear strategy that allows you to price your product to have a business that can thrive and survive. Discover… • The formula to determine your price to make money, keep money, and get paid what you’re worth…

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How Do I Start a Home Based Business in Florida?

July 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

This seminar will discuss what types of businesses you can (and cannot) operate from your home. We will also show you what you need to do to get your business up and running, including getting the necessary registrations, licenses, and permits from Jacksonville, Florida, and United States government entities. The presentation will cover the following: Characteristics of Home-Based Businesses and their owners. Zoning and other restrictions on home-based businesses. Creating a business legal entity. How to Get a FEIN Setting…

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Tax Boot Camp for Small Business Owners

July 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

This seminar is specifically developed for small business owners who have little to no experience or understanding of the role and impact of income taxes on their businesses. It is facilitated by experienced Tax Professionals and is designed to provide ideas and tax strategies that can be shared with one's tax advisor.

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Understanding Email Analytics

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Once you start using email marketing, the next step is to understand the data - or analytics - that your campaign captures. When you know a little bit about marketing analytics, you open up a world of possibilities to grow your business. In this session, we will dive into the specifics of how to make your email marketing analytics work for you. You'll see how to use the data to make more informed decisions and to explore leading-edge approaches to…

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Financial Series 1/3: Introduction to Bookkeeping for Small Business

July 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Many businesses miss out on opportunities to make more money because they do not fully understand the value of keeping a "good set of books" and analyzing the financial reports their books produce. In this three-part workshop shop series, we will discuss strong bookkeeping processes; discuss the technology tools that support your back office; review the most important financial reports examine the metrics required to help you make more informed business decisions. Proper bookkeeping with the right technology and financial…

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Content Marketing: Moving Your Prospects & Customers Through Your Sales Funnel

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

Content Marketing impacts your business success by offering readers informative and useful material that provides them with relevant insight and value. In this SCORE presentation, we'll explore the myriad of content types, why you need them, and how to create them on a shoestring budget. Attendees of this Zoom session will discover how to determine what content to focus on most for their business, how to create a plan to be consistent, and we’ll even explore some of the less…

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Sell Online with Google’s E-Commerce Tools

July 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

In this presentation, you’ll learn two of the best ways to sell your products online. First, you'll learn how to list your products for free using Google's Merchant Center. That can help people find your products when they search on Google. Then, we'll preview a way to sell on your website, using an E-Commerce store built with Shopify. As a bonus, you will learn about more helpful tools to stand out online, such as Google’s Local Opportunity Finder and Grow…

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Where Can I Find Financing for My Small Business?

July 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Did you know that business loans as small as $1,000 are now available and loan programs designed specifically for home-based businesses not yet in operation? This workshop will discuss the various types of financing. This workshop will review the types of business financing and the requirements for obtaining them: • Debt vs. Equity Financing • Traditional vs. Online Lenders • Small Business Administration (SBA) Backed Loans • Startup and Micro Loans • Non-Profit Lenders • Invoice Financing • Online Business…

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Should I Own a Small Business?

July 16 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am EDT

This workshop will discuss the characteristics, backgrounds and mindsets of successful small business owners. This should allow you to see whether you have what it takes to succeed as an entrepreneur. We will also show you how to evaluate your skills to understand what areas you need to work on to increase your chances of success. This workshop will cover the following topics: What is entrepreneurship? What is the entrepreneurial process? Is entrepreneurship limited to certain age groups or gender?…

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The Business Plan – What is it and why DO I need one?

July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

We will discuss the major reasons for assembling a plan, and whether or not you need to obtain financing for your business. We will cover what should be in your plan and how to assemble the information you need using a library and other resources. This workshop will cover the following topics: What is a business plan? What are the main reasons for developing a business plan? If I don't need to raise capital to start my business, do I…

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Get Started with QuickBooks (QB01)

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Part 1 of 3: This basic QuickBooks Online class will show you why tracking your finances is important to being successful in your business. It will also teach you about the different types of QuickBooks subscriptions and help you determine the best one for you. Finally, we will review the setup options to help you get started right.

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How to leverage your personality to sell more – Part 3/3

July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Creating your Success Plan is the first step, but how do we know we are making progress? This workshop will review what we learned in Part I and Part II of this series. In our review of Personalities, Generations, and Languages of Appreciation, we will tie it all together with easy-to-follow tips for measuring success and the importance of celebrating those wins along the way.

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Marketing Your Business

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

For people who want to obtain a trial by customers and growth for their business, whether it is a product, service or both. It explains various marketing strategies and contains many practical marketing tips. It will help you define your mission, analyze your situation, conduct research, identify your target market, and develop your marketing mix.

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Building a Career Framework

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

Explore opportunities for skill-building and more offered by an education partnership with DeVry University and the National Black MBA Association. Join any or all of their Professional Growth Series of webinars to gain knowledge and tools you can put to use today. Please reach out with any questions or for more information, contact: Jacqueline Christopher-Hayot [email protected]

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Plan Your Website for Online Success

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

You know you need a website for your business. But, how do you set it up for online success? First, you need to have a solid plan in place. Fortunately, this webinar will help with exactly that! This webinar, presented by Co-Founder of Cardsetter, Jessica Baldwin, will share a comprehensive plan for your business's website. After the session, you’ll have a better understanding of: Your website’s audience Feature and functionality needs Content planning How to choose the right platform Best…

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Is Crowdfunding Right for My Business?

July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Crowdfunding is a new source of business funding as well as a way to get pre-sales of your products. This is a new and fast-growing area that allows small businesses and average investors to get involved in an area that was previously open only to very large businesses and wealthy investors. Find out how crowdfunding works and if it is right for you. We will review and compare the five forms of crowdfunding and also compare crowdfunding to traditional methods…

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Building Your Financial Plan

July 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

For people who have limited knowledge or understanding of basic accounting and finance. This seminar is intended to explain the methods and need for financial tracking, control and generating the financial projections necessary to develop your plan such as: cash flow, income statement, break evens and balance sheet.

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Make your Website Work for you in 2022

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn how to create a search-friendly website that drives user action and supports your goals. In this webinar we'll cover: ● What type of design works best for your organization ● How to create a website that drives toward your business goals ● How to make your website more search-friendly on Google. We'll also introduce you to free Google tools that can all help you improve the likelihood that your ideal customer will find your website on Google.

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Accepting Cryptocurrency as a Payment Option

July 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Cryptocurrency has been in existence since 2009. As of 2021, over 20% of Americans now own it, and this percentage is growing by the day. It is estimated that 90% of Americans will own crypto by 2028. Likewise, many businesses including Starbucks, Nordstrom, and Subway currently accept cryptocurrency, and this number is growing as well. These businesses enjoy the following benefits: Increased international reach Better security Faster payments Lower processing fees No chargeback fees Learn about this growing trend and…

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How to Manage Your Business with KPIs

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Using financial statements to manage a business is a good place to start, but Key Performance Indicators(or KPIs)go to the next level. They provide more detailed insights of where your business is succeeding and failing. We will discuss the concept of leading KPIs, which can give you an earlier read on the direction of your business than the typical financial statements. This workshop will cover what KPIs are available, how to calculate them and how to select the right ones…

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Building Your Business Plan

July 26 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Designed for anyone who has done their business research, most of their marketing plan, and understands some basic accounting and finance. It explains the purposes and value of a plan and uses a content template to help determine what goes into each section of this plan.

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How to Write Effective Marketing Emails for Any Situation

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Whether you are writing a welcome email, event invitation, promotion, or an automated series, it can feel daunting to sit down and write your next email. You have a limited amount of time where you need to figure out what to write and how to write it, so it drives results for your business. After all, your emails need to build relationships, inspire people, and encourage them to take action. This presentation will share email writing tips that will save…

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How to use both to solidify trust & customer loyalty

July 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Discover… • The difference between branding & marketing • How to maximize the five pillars of the brand to secure lifetime profits • The simple marketing strategy every business needs to reach, influence, acquire and retain customers • How to avoid the top marketing mistakes • The secret marketing best practice that will increase your ROI

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Coffee with a Leader: Human Resources for Entrepreneurs

July 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT

Join Score and Kim Shaw to learn about Human Resources for Entrepreneurs. Participants in this brief session will learn essentials elements of HR that are immediately applicable to their business as new or existing entrepreneurs: Recruiting / Staffing Interviewing Gig vs W-2 Q & A

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Funding Your Business

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

For people who think they might need funding for their business. It is designed for start-ups and existing businesses with cash flow or capital issues. The seminar explains the various sources of funds, their lending criteria, and how they differ.

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Starting Your New Business

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

This workshop is designed to guide you through the steps necessary for starting a business. It covers the different legal business entities, licenses needed, taxes and insurance. We explain what business plans are all about and show you how to collect business information and research. You will learn about capital funding and the lender's view of the borrower.

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August 2022

Get your Local Business n Google Search and Maps

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn about Google’s free tool for local businesses who want to connect with local customers on Google Search and Maps. In this session you'll learn how to: • Create or claim your Profile on Google • Manage your business info across Google Search and Maps • Use this tool to connect with potential customers Led by Pamela Starr, a professional trainer for Grow with Google, this is a presentation all small business owners should attend.

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The Best Face-to-Face Selling Techniques

August 8 @ 5:30 pm EDT

Success in business usually involves discovering the best processes to use and repeating them consistently. This is especially true in sales. This webinar will lay out ten steps that cover the sales process from beginning to end. If you adopt this process and implement it consistently, you will greatly increase your chances of success. The step we will discuss are: • Become a product expert. • Develop sales scripts. • Become a client expert. • Set up a “meet and…

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Overcome Problems in Your Business

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

In business, we all have to deal with problems. Too often, we see a symptom and band-aid it. The problem does not go away, it just produces new symptoms. This free webinar is all about finding and fixing the underlying problem. This process is also excellent for anyone in an advisory role or consulting practice. If you can diagnose and fix the real problems the first time, you will be a hero. Our presenter, Steve Epner Steve teaches Innovation and…

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Tax Boot Camp for Small Business Owners

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

This seminar is specifically developed for small business owners who have little to no experience or understanding of the role and impact of income taxes on their businesses. It is facilitated by experienced Tax Professionals and is designed to provide ideas and tax strategies that can be shared with one's tax advisor.

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Create and Send Your First Email Campaign in 15 Minutes or Less

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EDT

Not sure how to get started with your first email campaign? Don’t worry, we’ll take you step-by-step through how to create and send your first email campaign. By the end of this session, you’ll know how to create an effective email campaign that looks great on any device and gets your subscribers to take action.

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Financial Series – Part 2 – Technology Tools that Support Your Back Office

August 17 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

Part 2 – Technology Tools that Support Your Back Office In Part 2 of this series, we will talk about the technology tools successful business owners use for bookkeeping, paying bills, payroll, document collection and management, inventory, and management analysis. Our focus will be on cloud-based solutions. In Part 1 you learned about good bookkeeping processes. Now we are going to step up your game and introduce you to the technology tools beyond common general ledger tools like QuickBooks Online…

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Starting Your New Business

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

This workshop is designed to guide you through the steps necessary for starting a business. It covers the different legal business entities, licenses needed, taxes, and insurance. We explain what business plans are all about and show you how to collect business information and research. You will learn about capital funding and the lender's view of the borrower.

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Ace The Interview

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Explore opportunities for skill-building and more offered by an education partnership with DeVry University and the National Black MBA Association. Join any or all of their Professional Growth Series of webinars to gain knowledge and tools you can put to use today. Please reach out with any questions or for more information, contact: Jacqueline Christopher-Hayot [email protected]

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Deep Dive into Facebook

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT

In this session on Facebook, attendees will analyze if Facebook is really the best platform to drive their particular business, what types of content to create for your viewers and how organic versus paid advertising works. Attendees will learn about different types of content, where to find free or inexpensive tools to organize and assist them, and ultimately how to build a content calendar to stay consistent and relevant to your audience. Additionally, participants will see an actual working advertising…

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Delivering Excellent Customer Service on Social Media

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Social media has become a big part of our lives and many marketing strategies. You need to ensure you are meeting your customer's needs in these channels to ensure you are not harming your marketing efforts. You may feel like this is extremely time-consuming and it sure can be if you are not utilizing the automation features to your benefit. Let's explore how you can attract and maintain happy customers through your customer experience. Presenter: Ale-Ann Green, MBA, MS, CCSM…

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Reach Customers Online with Google

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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 session 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 2021 ● Attract new prospects with low-cost advertising Led by Pamela Starr, one of Google’s professional national trainers, this is a can’t miss workshop for every…

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Building Your Business Plan

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

Designed for anyone who has done their business research, most of their marketing plan, and understands some basic accounting and finance. It explains the purposes and value of a plan and uses a content template to help determine what goes into each section of this plan.

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A Simple Recipe for Social Media Success

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

As a small business, social media is overwhelming and often feels like you’re just spinning your wheels. You have to figure out where to be, how to be engaging, and how to get results—all with a limited amount of time and resources. That’s why in this session we’ll provide a recipe for social media that saves time and gets results to grow your business. You’ll learn: ● How to get started in the pay-to-play world of social media ● How…

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September 2022

How Do I Develop a Product or Service to Sell?

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

This seminar will cover generating new product ideas, building product concepts, and discuss methods of tailoring your product to the right target market. This will include: • Generating product ideas and concepts. • Functions, tasks, and pain points. • Creating insight statements. • Translating insights into product concepts. • Defining a successful product or service. • Defining the value proposition. • Testing the feasibility of a new product concept. • Launching a new product or service.

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Determining Product Profit Potential and Target Market

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

This workshop will cover methods of calculating the market potential and estimating the amount of sales and profit you can derive from it using databases available for free through the Jacksonville Public Library. This will include: • How to define consumer or business target markets. • How to include psychographics in the definition. • Calculating market potential sales and profitability.

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5 Things Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Can Already Do for Your Business

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

Think about this: What if you could send users personalized messages at their best time, as Amazon, Target and other big brands do? What if you could automatically track and convert “cart abandons” to customers? What if you could personalize their journey based on their behaviors? What if you could personalize product recommendations? What if you could avoid unnecessary discounting? Now you can do this, and much more – with artificial intelligence or A.I. A.I. is sure to give you…

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Financial Series Part 3 – Financial Statement and Analysis

September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

In Part 3 of this series, we will talk about the financial reports central to running your business: Cash Flow Statement, Profit & Loss Statement, and Balance Sheet. You will understand why those reports are important and how to use them to make more money. Hidden in those financial statements are hints to improving the performance of your business. We will discover how to uncover those hints using "analysis" in the form of financial metrics (aka financial ratios). More importantly,…

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Content Marketing: Moving Your Prospects & Customers Through Your Sales Funnel

September 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT

Content Marketing impacts your business success by offering readers informative and useful material that provides them with relevant insight and value. In this SCORE presentation, we'll explore the myriad of content types, why you need them, and how to create them on a shoestring budget. Attendees of this Zoom session will discover how to determine what content to focus on most for their business, how to create a plan to be consistent and we’ll even explore some of the less…

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Marketing Your Business

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

For people who want to obtain a trial by customers and growth for their business, whether it is a product, service, or both. It explains various marketing strategies and contains many practical marketing tips. It will help you define your mission, analyze your situation, conduct research, identify your target market, and develop your marketing mix.

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Introduction to Google Analytics

September 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn how to set up and start to use Google Analytics to understand how people engage with your website. Learn how to: ●    Set goals for your website ●    Set up Google Analytics and connect it to your website ●    Understand what types of reports are available in Google Analytics

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How to Set a Price for Your Product or Service

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

This workshop will cover five methods of product pricing with step-by-step instructions on how to implement them. The methods discussed will include: - Value-Added Pricing - Cost Plus Pricing - Modified Cost Plus Pricing - Competitive Pricing - Value-Based Pricing We will also discuss how to combine some of these methods to determine a specific price and sales volume while generating a profit amount that you specify as part of the process.

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Building Your Financial Plan

September 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

For people who have limited knowledge or understanding of basic accounting and finance. This seminar is intended to explain the methods and needs for financial tracking, control, and generating the financial projections necessary to develop your plan such as cash flow, income statement, break evens and balance sheet.

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CWL-3 EASY tips to triple sales, profits & results!

September 22 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT

Join Score and Cynthia Blackwell in Coffee with a leader! * Morning Routine to conquer your day * Daily Activity that drives Results * Spheres of Influence and how to leverage relationships

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Combine Facebook & Email Marketing for Maximum Results

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

If you're like most business owners, finding innovative, cost-effective ways to stay ahead of your competition is always on your mind. You want to get maximum exposure out of your marketing efforts without breaking your budget. Join us for an informative, fast-moving session on the Power of Email Marketing and Facebook Marketing, two of the best marketing tools available for small businesses and non-profits and relied upon by millions of organizations across the country. You'll learn how to integrate email…

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Learn the Basics of Google Ads

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

Learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. You will learn how to create an account and set up an ad campaign, how to improve ad performance, and how to measure success.

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How Data Analytics Can Help Your Business

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Data analytics is all about turning your raw business data into actionable knowledge. It has become a critical topic across the business world. No matter the size of your business or non-profit entity, understanding big data and business analytics is an increasingly important and desired skill. This free workshop will cover the basics of data analytics for those who do not specialize in this field but want a baseline understanding of the industry, common tools and techniques, and some of…

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October 2022

Project Management Skills

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Explore opportunities for skill-building and more offered by an education partnership with DeVry University and the National Black MBA Association. Join any or all of their Professional Growth Series of webinars to gain knowledge and tools you can put to use today. Please reach out with any questions or for more information, contact: Jacqueline Christopher-Hayot [email protected]

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