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Edgecombe Community College, Small Business Center
Havens Building - Room 430

Phone: 252-823-5166 x 220
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Edgecombe Community College’s Small Business Center develops long-term strategic partnerships with business and industry leaders and assists in small business start-ups and expansions.

The Small Business Center (SBC) is part of a statewide network designed to support the development and growth of small businesses. Our mission is to increase the success rate and the number of viable small businesses in Edgecombe county by providing high quality, readily accessible assistance to prospective and existing small business owners. Our services are available for free or very low cost.

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Managing a Business

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
After completing this seminar, you will be able to: Identify the common risks associated with a small business. Identify the external and internal factors that affect risk for a small business. Identify situations that may cause risk for a small business. Identify the common warning signs of risk for a small business. Implement, monitor, and evaluate a risk management plan for a small business.
Speaker: Woodforest National Bank

Business Accounting and Budget

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Perplexed by which forms apply to your small business? Learn what forms to use and when they should be filed. Learn the purpose of the forms, how to fill them out, and how to send them to the right place.
Speaker: Jen Deal

Marketing and Sales

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Using Twitter to build your brand, and generate valuable content to attract Google and your prospects. Business applications of Twitter, Micro-blogging & Blogs will be discussed on how to attract & keep customers.
Speaker: Martin Brossman
Tuesday, December 05, 2017 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Women under 30 are predominantly on Instagram and over 30 on Pinterest with greater overlap occurring daily and a greater number of men joining rapidly. By using both of these social media platforms, you maximize your exposure. Martin shows the effective and correct integration of both of these platforms. Understanding which is the right one to use and in what combination is key to maximizing your profitability.
Speaker: Martin Brossman


On Demand, available until December 31
HP Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP LIFE) is a global program that offers aspiring entrepreneurs and small business-owners valuable business skills. HP LIFE offers participants a path to realizing their business dreams. The NC Small Business Center Network, in partnership with the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), is pleased to offer this innovative program to NC entrepreneurs and small business owners free of charge! This program is self-paced, making it possible for more aspiring entrepreneurs to participate. All you have to do is register to start.
Speaker: Various
Location: Online
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